“Slow, paced distance running is a sport, not training. Wreaks havoc on the body if it’s relied upon solely as a form of training or “staying fit”, as it requires large amounts of dietary carbohydrates (sugar) and decreases efficient fat metabolism… ironic as it’s part of the reason why people “jog” (soft J) in the… Read More Distance Running: A Sport or Training?
Supplementary List Bullet Point #12: Can’t use age as an excuse. Body is designed to function for 100+ years. Hold up your end of the bargain. I read Blue Zones by Dan Buettner (TED Talk is below), which is a study of populations in the world that have the highest proportion of centenarians (people that… Read More Stop Using Age As An Excuse
Above is a sample guided meditation that I’ve worked into my weekly routine. My first experience with this type of meditation (I believe it’s called the Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation technique) calls for you to lay on your back, then flex one set of muscles with max effort for a 15-30 second period, before moving… Read More Progressive Muscle Relaxation
(Everything below is directly copy and pasted from Innerfire: Wim Hof Academy Online) The Wim Hof Method is similar to Tummo (inner heat) Meditation and Pranayama (yogic breathing). Yet it is something else entirely. While Wim has read a lot of books on yoga and meditation for many years, this technique primordially comes from what he… Read More “Wim Hof” Breathing