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SPORTS INJURIES AND INJURY PREVENTION

Track and Field Athletes Competing

In my time coaching athletes and clients, rarely have I come across an athlete or individual who has not suffered form of sports injuries. Unfortunately, when it comes to sports injuries, injury potential starts In my time coaching athletes and clients, rarely have I come across an athlete or individual who has not suffered form of sports injuries. Unfortunately, when it comes to sports injuries, injury potential starts from a genetic level. So some athletes and individuals are more prone than others to injuries or being injured. This weakness is usually due to weaker bone structures, weak tendons and ligament makeup or many other physiological factors. However, as we do not know what our risk level is to injury, it is important that we take precautions. These measures then ensure that we protect ourselves from both minor and serious sports injuries when both training and competing.

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RUNNING: WHAT EVERY BEGINNER NEEDS TO KNOW

Humans by nature are vulnerable creatures. We all have addictions and for many individuals, it can be training and exercise. This addiction can be to the endorphins that can come with a great workout, the pursuit for better aesthetics or just fighting the emotional battle that if you don’t train today, you will put on weight. Let me start by reassuring you that its okay to take a day off, even two…

Hypnosis Demystified: What is Hypnosis?

In previous articles we’ve explored some of the myths about Hypnosis, specifically, what it is not. So now it’s time to explore what Hypnosis is.

GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methodology: Your Inner Dancer

So far we have touched on the “intention” of the methods, the “playfulness” of movement and creating “energy” through our motion. Juliu Horvath the founder of the GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® methods was a classical dancer, and in creating his methods, wanted everyone to be able to experience dance in their own bodies. Adrianna Thompson, who is one of the creators of the GYROTONIC® applications to dancer program told me, “Juliu wants everyone to dance and feel their bodies fly.”

DOING THE LITTLE THINGS FOR BIG RUNNING RESULTS

I find a lot of people who approach me – looking to improve their running or training for a personal record (PR), whether their goal is to race in their first 5K or tenth marathon – don’t think about doing the ‘little things’. However, it’s the little things that ultimately adds up to big PR’s down the road…

REIKI HEALING PART 4: THE SACRAL CHAKRA

REIKI NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Camille Lucy – Certified Holistic Health Coach & Reiki Practitioner: Image Source: A Guide To Balancing The Sacral Chakra, Your Center For Creativity (Infographic), Andrea Rice, May 2015 – We all have chakras or energy centers in our body. In Sanskrit, Chakra means a wheel or disk. Chakras are “wheels” or vortexes of swirling energy throughout […]

TRAINING PERFORMANCE: LESS IS MORE

Humans by nature are vulnerable creatures. We all have addictions and for many individuals, it can be training and exercise. ..

Gyrotonic® and Gyrokinesis® Methodology: Energy in Motion

In my first article of this series, I stressed that our exercise intention should always be to feel good, have more energy and to be uplifted. So what does “energy” in this context mean? My clients often tell me that they have more energy after their sessions, feel good for days, and their body feels “alive” and “awakened.” Why?..

TRAINING PERFORMANCE: WHY STRENGTH TRAINING IS A MUST

The stigma attached to strength training is completely old school and out-dated and I do believe I have heard every reason under the sun why individuals won’t do resistance training. Yet, strength training must be an integral part of your training program…

Crossing the Line from Healthy to Unhealthy Exercise and Eating Behaviours

It takes a decision to start participating in anything. All actions or behaviours begin with a thought. I believe that determining if a person has crossed the line from healthy to unhealthy behaviours around diet and exercise, we need to look at their thoughts about themselves. It may be unhealthy thoughts that are the cause…

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