Category Archives: health

Winter Sessions

The piles of snow this winter and the wind chills are keeping me off the road more than I like.  But upside of this confinement is the space it created in my days to practice more yoga and meditation.  Both … Continue reading

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Emotional Hygiene?

Physical hygiene, check.  Mental hygiene, check.  But emotional hygiene?  Most people know to exercise, eat healthy, and learn new stuffs to improve our physical and mental well-being.  But when it comes to emotional well-being, we draw a blank. Emotional hygiene … Continue reading

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Curiosity

“How does it work? Why is it so? When will it happen? Where to find more?” and other questions are asked by people who are curious.  And these questions are wonderful because they represent curiosity which is the basis for … Continue reading

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Yoga Appeal

  I do yoga.  What appeals me about the yoga is its combined benefits of mind and body.  The meditative as well as the physical benefits from its poses and flow produce a synergistic effect right from the get-go that … Continue reading

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Reblog: Nutrition Against Aging

As much as I hate to admit, getting older does take a toll on my body.  Besides training methods, nutrition has become an indispensable part of maintaining or improving my running performance. Here are the main concerns of aging and … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 2 Dec 2018

We have made it to December.  This is after Thanksgiving, Black Friday & Cyber Monday, etc.  If this sounds a bit frantic, it was.  Nevertheless, we have made it.  In the years past, I would have completed my Fall Marathon … Continue reading

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H.I.I.T.

Stands for High Intensity Interval Training.  It is the secret to fitness training, and how a 101 year old set a world record for centenarian cyclist distance (in an hour).  According to the AARP, HIIT is one of the most important … Continue reading

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Fear & Anger

Fear and anger are our twin emotions much like uninvited guests, often overstay their welcome. Fear anticipates what negative will happen, and anger dwells on what negative did happen.  Their common root is that present moment gets sacrificed.  Which is … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Food Coma – A Reblog

Don’t let the holidays ruin your healthy eating habits. keep healthy snacks on hand eat slowly and take small bites drink lots of water even at parties (try alternate drinking) portion out the desserts recover/detox from food hangovers Source: 5 … Continue reading

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Metabolism & Weight Loss

Apparently, the key to losing weight is not decreasing your food intake but increasing your metabolism.  Yes, and allow me to explain. According to this article, metabolism is the big kahuna in our body consuming calories.  It accounts for 60 … Continue reading

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