Monthly Archives: September 2013

Gluten sensitivity article

“Throughout your life the most profound influences on your health, vitality and function are not the Doctors you have visited or the drugs, surgery, or other therapies you have undertaken. The most profound influences are the cumulative effects of the decisions you make about your diet and lifestyle on the expression of your genes.” Jeffrey S Bland author of Genetic Nutritioneering Our modern day society subsists on a diet which considers grains as a fundamental part of our daily food intake. The USDA food pyramid which is established throughout the world as our basic dietary requirements, recommends seven to eleven servings daily from this food group. But things have not always been this way, agriculture and farming have existed at most for ten to fifteen thousand years and humanity has been on this planet for a great deal longer. For over 2 million years our...

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Generic gym programs are a joke!

Traditional generic gym programs are designed for the masses and for that reason they are often simplified or dumbed down for those who are not gym literate. They are kept simple so that they can be easily taught in minimal time. While they may cause some response in the complete beginner who has no previous training experience any success will be short lived. With a proper gym program you can achieve more and get there faster. There are 4 vital components that need to be considered when designing a training program. Reps Sets Rest Tempo Reps The standard gym program requires you usually to lift for approximately ten reps which is fine for most beginners but as with all the variables in a gym program they must be changed frequently to elicit a physiological response. First off you must realise what is your goal when...

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Adrenal Fatigue

“One must not forget that recovery is brought about not by the physician, but by the sick man himself. He heals himself, by his own power, exactly as he walks by means of his own power, or eats, or thinks, breathes or sleeps.” Georg Groddeck What is Adrenal fatigue? Your adrenal glands are two glands that sit atop your kidneys. They are no bigger than a walnut and weigh less then a grape yet these glands are essential to your health. The adrenals help you cope with stress and their effect is evident across every organ and gland in your body, influencing how you feel both physically and mentally. When your adrenals aren’t functioning up to par, the effects can range from mild to dramatic. People who are suffering from low adrenal function have a tendency toward allergies, arthritic pain and decreased immune response. Women...

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Building Positive Lifestyle Habits

The trick to building a positive habit into your lifestyle is repetition. It needs to be practiced regularly before it moves from the conscious mind to the unconscious and thus you perform it naturally. There are seven areas to of your life that you need to focus on to create a balanced and successful lifestyle. Within this article I will teach you three of the most valuable tools or habits that can be applied to help you improve any area of your life. The seven areas are, work/career, financial, recreational, relationships, personal goals, contribution to the larger community, and health/fitness. “Life is like a combination lock; your job is to find the right numbers; in the right order, so you can have anything you want.” Brian Tracy Habit No 1. Goal Setting When deciding your goal you should choose a goal that will stretch you....

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