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text 2018-05-15 14:59
GET KILLER ABS THROUGH DRAGON FLAG EXERCISE

 

The dragon flag is one of the most difficult abs exercises if you do it right, however it will pay big dividends along the way to getting your six pack!

 

One of the most important things you need to realize is that this is not simply an abs exercise. If you do this properly, you will activate your glutes almost as strong as your abdominals. This is because a relaxed set of glutes is going to cause your hips to flex. Your hips should remain as straight as possible while doing the Dragon Flag. This will help you to get your legs to the top of the exercise only to be straightened as much as you can and lowered slowly to the ground. Do eccentric only reps until you build your strength and can start attempting the more dynamic variations of the lift like the dragon thrusts. This exercise variation will help you to start building more strength in your abs.

 

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review 2017-08-01 22:12
A World of Pausabilities: A Exercise in Mindfulness - Frank J. Sileo, Jennifer Zivoin 
A World of Pausabilities: A Exercise in Mindfulness - Frank J. Sileo,Jennifer Zivoin

Mindfulness for children: all for it, from any source or tradition. So great idea, pretty pictures, but the rhyming text felt awkward and forced.

Library copy

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text 2016-12-11 08:07
#SPOTLIGHT - Exercise In Love by J. Thompson
Exercise In Love - Stephanie Farrant,J Thompson

**Previously part of the "From the Heart" Valentines Anthology- Exercise in Love has been extended and revamped for Solo release***

Carly was fed up with life, it had been 5 years since she lost her family and she had dealt with it in the only way she knew how-food. Overweight, single and with a dead end job she hated, her only light in the darkness was her best friend Robyn. A forced night out for her birthday makes Carly see the world she’s been missing but also brings with it a realization that she can’t continue on the same path. Finding the strength inside she takes that first step to change. 

Andy had been plodding along burying himself in his work, until Carly erupts into his life bringing back his love for his job and making him see what has been missing from his own life. Charmed instantly by her determined attitude, innocent spirit and hypnotised by her stunning green eyes he agrees to take her on and help her on her journey not realising she’s helping him on his own at the same time. 

Can Carly get over her own insecurities and accept love or will her old demons win.

 

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Source: archaeolibrarianologist.blogspot.de/2016/12/spotlight-exercise-in-love-by-j-thompson.html
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review 2016-12-07 21:00
Not just for seniors
Relax into Yoga for Seniors: A Six-Week Program for Strength, Balance, Flexibility, and Pain Relief - Kimberly Carson MPH E-RYT,Carol Krucoff,Jim Carson PhD,Mitchell W. Krucoff MD

This is an excellent introduction to yoga. It’s geared towards seniors but I think it would be beneficial to anyone learning the poses and setting up a home routine for themselves. 

 

The book starts off with several chapters detailing the benefits of yoga, particularly for seniors. It talks about the vicious cycle of inactivity as we age.  Movement hurts so people stop moving.  Unused muscles become weak, which leads to more pain and immobility so people move even less.  Not moving leads to weight gain, increased pain, plus the increased risk of heart disease and other health issues.  The basic message of those first chapters is to keep moving and yoga is a great way to do that.  Those first chapters also delve into what movements you should or shouldn’t do if you have specific health problems, such as heart and circulatory problems, osteoporosis, joint problems and arthritis, joint replacement, lung disease, cancer or chronic pain.

 

This is a six-week program so that yoga positions are separated into six sections. The first section describes the foundational practices that should begin and end each yoga session.  That includes the three-part breath and range-of-motion sequence that would start your session to relax you and loosen you up.  Also it describes the relaxation pose that you would end each session with.

 

For the remaining five weeks, you would start off with the three-part breath and range-of-motion sequence, then add that week’s poses, ending with the relaxation pose. Some of the poses require a chair, most don’t.  Each of the poses have very detailed instructions, including tips you should remember as you do the  pose and cautions that you should take if you have limited movement or a particular health issue, including a picture of the pose. The book ends with additional practices to enhance vigor and relaxation and also how to set up your own personal program.  I haven’t finished all six weeks yet but I haven’t come across any that I’ve found hard to do.

 

What makes this book unique from any other yoga book that I’ve had is ability to download audio guided practices. You should look through each pose explanation very carefully so you have a good understanding of what you will be doing in the session and then download that week’s practice and just follow the very calm, relaxing voice of the instructor who will slowly walk you through each pose.  The only thing I wish they had done with the audio downloads is to include the beginning and ending poses with each week’s new poses so you don’t have to first listen to the beginning of week one, switch to the week you’re on and then go back to the download of the first week to end.  I’m sure as you keep practicing, those beginning and ending poses will become routine and you’ll no longer need to listen to them.  These audio downloads are like having your own personal yoga instructor in your home.

 

Highly recommended to anyone beginning a gentle yoga practice.

 

I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway and am under no obligation to write a review.

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