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Get Fit, Even if You Are Injured!

Get Fit, Even if You Are Injured!

Many of us are injured and are not aware of the effects! For decades, I enjoyed freedom of movement. I exercised, studied, taught, enjoyed, and employed an eclectic assortment of martial arts, healing arts, and fitness (movement) arts. During this time, I discovered, invented, refined, and published my tips for fitness using primarily the movements(…)

Bodywork Massage Therapy

Bodywork Massage Therapy

Do you know the difference between massage and massage therapy? The well-known Swedish massage (naked, slathered with oil, and receiving a rubdown by a masseuse) is a relaxing treat, but it does not address the causes of chronic pain. Bodywork refers to forms of massage therapy that work more deeply and are able to alter(…)

Exercise Tips And Tricks

Exercise Tips And Tricks

These tasty morsels (exercise tips and tricks) will be helpful to you while learning to move and exercise. Some dispel common fitness myths and misconceptions about exercise that are rarely challenged. Brain Food (Eating before Exercise)Agonist-Antagonist Meridians or Muscle Chain?Helper Area and MeridiansShaking Gurgles, Burps, Odors, and ItchesTrees   Brain Food (Eating before Exercise) Before(…)

At Home Exercises

At Home Exercises

These free at home exercises will help you get fit and closer to being pain free.Experience pain relief as you work bone, muscle, and chi synergistically. Learn to use your skeleton effectively to reduce the load on your muscles and liberate postural blockages that are responsible for many of your aches and pains. Preparatory Steps(…)

Body Weight-Resistance Home Gym

Body Weight-Resistance Home Gym

With your daily movements providing the resistance, and using common objects or your own body parts as weights, your body becomes its own weight-resistance home gym. Muscle ContractionEveryday Weight-Resistance Training Learn the Right Way If You Do Go to a Gym   Have you been lifting weights instead of resisting them? Weight-resistance training is an(…)

10 Simple Floor Exercises

10 Simple Floor Exercises

 Magic floor exercises to shape your lower bodyNo need for lower-body gym equipmentGliding Body Movements and these floor exercises are perfect companions The 4 Magic Exercises The 10 Simple Floor Exercises The 4 Magic Exercises These floor exercises are so easy to do that even a couch potato can do them! Any of these exercises(…)

Walking and Running

Walking and Running

Do aches and pains, or perhaps injuries, prevent you from enjoying walking as a form of exercise? Learn to walk and run correctly to eliminate pain and stress in your body.The only time you can fully implement all of the elements of Gliding is while you are walking or running. To Walk or to Run? Running(…)

Stretching Exercises (Tension and Release)

Stretching Exercises (Tension and Release)

 These illustrated stretching exercises will show you how to keep your muscles elastic.They will relieve stress, and benefit your whole body.On their own, muscles can only contract or relax. To stretch, you have to intervene to make them stretch. If you do exercise, you need to stretch. If you do not exercise, you need to(…)

Get into Water – Swimming And Bathtub Exercises

Get into Water – Swimming And Bathtub Exercises

  Get into the Bath Swimming Get into the Bath Take full advantage of the mini-lake in your bathroom. The bath is the place to mold, shape, and even out the clay that is your dough-body of flesh and bone. After a workout, a relaxing bath invites you to continue moving your body in ways(…)

Sleep Healing

Sleep Healing

These tips will help your sleep and encourage your body to heal itself.Just as Gliding extends into and intensifies all of your daily activities, it also extends into and induces deep sleep—the inverse for the intensity of your waking activities. Gliding in your sleep (or sleep healing) feels like an 8-hour stretching session that leaves(…)