Balance


Why I Am Not A Personal Trainer 2

Why I Am Not A Personal Trainer Who would have thought that the knowledge about the body learnt after thousands of hours spent in the Dojo training for Karate competitions and teaching will be the foundations of my coaching today. Everything from breathing, posture and meditation to developing a strong, flexible and healthy body as […]


Strong Foundations For A Strong Pain Free Body

Strong Foundations For A Strong Pain Free Body I think you agree with me when I say that if a building cannot stand without strong foundations, no matter how much iron rods and cement we put on every floor, a human body cannot be strong without a strong foundation no matter how strong the other […]


5 Secrets To Less Pain And More Freedom Of Movement

5 Secrets To Less Pain And More Freedom Of Movement I was forced (so to speak) to learn about my body from a very early age. You may or may not know yet that 4 years into my karate training, at 12 years old, I suffered from debilitating pain in my knees and ankles. That […]


5 lessons I learnt from balancing exercises

5 lessons I learnt from balancing exercises   For an athlete who has practiced many sports in the past 20 years, particularly martial arts, balancing is probably one of the most important lessons when it comes to fine tuning movement.   However balancing is not only for athletes and not only for the body. You see, […]


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‘Engage your core’, what does that mean? Why should I do it?

‘Engage your core’, what does that mean? Why should I do? ‘Engage your core’, ‘suck your belly in’ or ‘squeeze your abs’ are terms repeatedly used by fitness professionals, including myself, but do we really think about what that means? Due to a limited time frame we never really delve into the benefits of building […]