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Why Your Environment Matters For Your Health

This is a guest blog post by Bart Wolbers. Bart runs a health blog at Nature Builds Health and helps you take charge of your own health.   Bart finished degrees in Physical Therapy, Philosophy (BA and MA), Philosophy of Science and Technology (MSc – Cum Laude), and Clinical Health Science (MSc). As a personal […]

Manage Arthritis With Hanna Somatic Movement Education

There are so many methods out there for easing the pain and stiffness associated with arthritis, so why should you need another one? Well, imagine a gentle exercise routine that you will be much more motivated to keep up because it causes no pain, positively discourages any stress or discomfort, teaches you more about your […]

Exercise for Lyme Disease Patients – Two Great Ideas

For those suffering with Lyme disease, or suspect that they might be, there is very often little help from the established medical community. In fact in some countries, even getting a proper diagnosis is very difficult, so it’s no wonder that more and more people are taking their health into their own hands and doing […]

Eating A Varied Diet – The Commonly Forgotten Component Of Health

Eat a varied diet – we’ve all heard it a million times, but why exactly is it so important? Why shouldn’t we just stick with our favourite foods? Life would be so much simpler, shopping would be easier, and we wouldn’t have to become some kind of cookery expert. Well, at first maybe that would […]

The Psychology of the 20-rep Squat.

20-rep squats done to a person’s absolute limit are so productive that they are practically indispensable to most hard gainers’ routines. If you really want to grow without drugs there is no substitute for cycles of full-bore squats. The strength of character needed to push your body through 20-rep squats is not easy to find […]

20-Rep Squats – Form and Foot Placement

Recently I’ve written a couple of pieces on the 20-rep squat, a sort of introductory piece and a more advanced piece about the pure psychology of getting through the horror of a heavy set. Although I wrote that I wasn’t going to get into correct form, it’s been niggling me that if I have inspired […]