Any number of sports and recreational pass-times can be potentially life changing. Sports like surfing, skiing, sailing, mountaineering, hiking… even team sports such as rugby, cricket, netball, soccer, basketball, whatever… can have a profound impact on where and how a person chooses to live their life and conduct their relationships. Some activities go beyond simply … [Read more...]
Exercise and depression – new study
A landmark study led by King’s College London and the Black Dog Institute in Australia has revealed that regular exercise of any intensity can protect against depression - and just one hour can help. Published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry, the results show that even small amounts of exercise could prevent depression, with mental health benefits seen regardless … [Read more...]
Of course, you can cure the common cold! – with Ki Yoga
Did you know that you’re not allowed to say, ‘I can cure the Common Cold’? So, let’s just say, “Of course, you can Cure the Common Cold!” Cure it... with Ki Yoga But, but, but, it’s all up to you! There’s no golden pill. You must do some very specific yoga and make a few choice changes in your eating habits before all the suffering stops. In this story, we are … [Read more...]
Running is not bad for your spine – latest research!
Victorian research published in Scientific Reports is the first human study to show that any kind of physical activity is good for the discs in the spine. Lead researcher Associate Professor Daniel Belavy from the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Deakin University, said the study "Running exercise strengthens the intervertebral disc" is an important change in … [Read more...]
Yoga for colds, coughs, sore throats and snuffles – Guru Jack talks Ki therapy for snuffling sports stars.
Who needs a Doctor? Well, maybe after a car crash or a tumble down a mountain or when your partner poisons your porridge you might want some Modern Medical assistance. Most of the time though, the great healing powers of Yoga can deal with all the aches and pains and the bumps and lumps of your life. Those terrible Symptoms of illness like coughs and colds and sore throats are … [Read more...]