As a kid growing up in the 1970s, I had the great pleasure of actually seeing a Bruce Lee movie in the theatre. I was so obsessed with the martial arts icon that I begged my father to take me to see his movies not once but usually 5 or 6 times, never once getting bored. Remember this was before we had Netflix, DVD players, or even the good old VHS players! Even to this day, 47 years later, I find myself sitting on the couch catching bits and parts of Enter the Dragon on late night TV. https://www.bookmartialarts.com/news/martial-arts-life-lessons
Children who are physically fit absorb and retain information more effectively than children that are out of shape, a new study finds. https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/18/how-physical-fitness-may-promote-school-success/
Physical activity can improve your quality of life in a multitude of ways. AHA physical activity recommendation The American Heart Association recommends just 40 minutes of moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise three to four times a week. Even brisk walking will do. Here are some reasons why physical activity is proven to improve both mental and physical health. Physical activity boosts mental wellness Regular physical activity can relieve tension, anxiety, depression and anger. You may not only notice a “feel good sensation” immediately following your physical activity, but most people also note an improvement in general well-being over time during the weeks and months as physical activity becomes a part of your routine. Specifically, physical activity can improve mental health as it: Releases tension Promotes enthusiasm and optimism Counters anxiety and depression Improves self-image Exercise increases the flow of oxygen which directly affects the brain. Your mental acuity and memory can also be improved with physical activity. Physical activity increases immunity It enhances your immune system and decreases the risk of developing diseases such as cancer and heart disease. It also helps delay or prevent chronic illnesses and diseases associated with aging and maintains quality of life and independence longer for seniors. Physical […]
Physically active young people can do better in school and improve their self-expression, self-confidence and social interaction compared with more sedentary children (WHO 2017). Indeed, two studies published in 2017 underscore the value of children getting plenty of exercise. Let’s take a quick look at this research. Exercise and Children: Better Brain Health, Less Obesity, Less Stress
Bad posture is something that most people don’t think about — until they experience negative health consequences. But numerous studies have shown that it can lead to long-term back pain, fatigue and even migraine headaches. In this guest post, James Hollister goes over a simple action plan to improve bad posture, with specific habits you can easily add to your day. Click on the picture below to view this article.
Who knows better how vulnerable your home is to a potential break-in than those who do the breaking in? In an age of ever-increasing technology, from smartphones to smart homes, it’s not surprising that criminals are stepping up their game as well. More bad guys are taking a professional, ordered approach to burglary, casing homes for days and doing research about homeowners, neighbors and neighborhoods. In order to keep your house and loved ones safe, here are some home security tips from burglars about what every homeowner should do to keep them out. Click the image below to view this article.