Test Your Body Awareness Skills, To Cure Plantar Fasciitis, Prevent Sports Injury, Handle Aging Challenges And Aortic Disease

Test Your Body Awareness Skills, To Cure Plantar Fasciitis, Prevent Sports Injury, Handle Aging Challenges And Aortic Disease

FitOldDog's Endoscopy Using Body-Awareness To Look Inside For Medical Reasons! Body-Awareness Is Your First Line Of Defense Body-awareness skills? When I talk about this subject, which is dear to my heart, I'm reminded of poor old Ignaz. Few people are listening, but I know I'm on the right track. How do I know? Like Ignaz, I've tested it on my own life. When I propose a simple test, people say, ... Read more

Endurance Training: A Simple Trick To Stay On Task!

Endurance Training: A Simple Trick To Stay On Task!

Endurance Training Alone Takes Practice An Endurance Training Tip From Childhood A Simple Endurance Training Tip? Endurance training alone, a tip from my childhood, about 60 years ago. Break the task down into simple, repeatable pieces, and talk yourself into doing just one more. YES! JUST ONE MORE! It's easy when you're riding with friends; competition gets you there. It's easy when you have a ... Read more

Running Shoes Are Tools, Pay Attention!

Running Shoes Are Tools, Pay Attention!

Running Shoes Are Tools? So Use Them Accordingly! Work WITH your running shoes! They are wonderful tools, just like a hammer is a tool! Running shoes play a big role in my life, but I have to work with them for an optimal experience. Don't just put on your shoes, and expect to not think about them anymore. You're a team, you and your shoes. Running shoes are not supposed to be a crutch. In fact, if you use ... Read more

Self-Induced Misalignment, A Threat To Active Healthy Aging!

Self-Induced Misalignment, A Threat To Active Healthy Aging!

Self-Induced Misalignment Can Be Prevented They Are Correctable Asymmetries Misalignments of your body, can lead to serious problems, including, of course, plantar fasciitis. Let's take a break from that, shall we. Many such misalignments are self-induced, by repetitive behaviors. My tight hips were a good example, of correctable self-induced misalignment or asymmetry!   I thought about self-induced ... Read more

Plantar Fasciitis Shoe Change Response: Thanks For The Data, Folks!

Plantar Fasciitis Shoe Change Response: Thanks For The Data, Folks!

Plantar Fasciitis Shoe Selection? Is it the shoes or the change? Shoe Data Provide Clues To Pathogenesis? Plantar fasciitis shoe responses could provide insights as to the underlying mechanisms of this progressive disease. Research on my retirement savings continues; sure wish I had a team and a research budget, to help me, like in the old days. Previous work demonstrated the relative effectiveness of ... Read more

Enlarged Prostate? Larry Rescued By Cutting Out Dairy Products!

Enlarged Prostate? Larry Rescued By Cutting Out Dairy Products!

Enlarged Prostate Is Inconvenient It's why old guys pee (or try to pee) all the time! I told Larry my story, of improved prostate health! "When cow’s milk is fed to people, IGF-1 [insulin-like growth factor-1] levels also increase." "IGF-1 promotes undesirable growth too—like cancer growth and accelerated aging." An enlarged prostate is a pain in the neck, which is why Larry is so happy, now. I work at the ... Read more

Aortic Dissection: No Exercise Is NOT Safe Exercise!

Aortic Dissection: No Exercise Is NOT Safe Exercise!

No Exercise Causes Your Body To Decay Aortic Aneurysm Or Aortic Dissection Clearly, Exercise Is Critical For Injury Recovery But How? "...that's great but I'm 13 months post dissection and banned from all exercise until my bp comes down which itself has caused more problems." Facebook response to post on my survey on "Living With Aortic Disease." NOTE: Exercise was critical for my recovery from a ... Read more

Aneurysm Symptoms: Anxiety And My Favorite Things!

Aneurysm Symptoms: Anxiety And My Favorite Things!

Aneurysm Symptoms: Anxiety This song might seem trite, but it works for me! Life is brief, aortic aneurysm, or not! Aneurysm symptoms include considerable anxiety. What an interesting syndrome. And I thought I was the only one! I did, eventually, come to terms with it. Fortunately! What does one expect, when your main blood pipeline is in trouble. You wake up one day, to find you are an aortic ... Read more

Disclaimer: this publication does not provide medical advice. If you undertake or modify an exercise program, consult your medical advisors before doing so. Undertaking activities pursued by the author does not mean that he endorses your undertaking such activities, which is clearly your decision and responsibility. Be careful and sensible, please.