Yoga Toes Made My Feet The Same Size

Yoga Toes Made My Feet The Same Size

Yoga Toes Spread Your Feet To Improve Function Part Of The Art And Science Of Fixing Injuries Yoga Toes Saved Me A Fortune In Running Shoes! Fifty (50) years ago I broke my right ankle in a motorcycle accident. This led to my guarding (chronic psychosomatic tension) the broken bone (medial malleolus of the tibia). I would fold my little toes together, pull in my big toe, and twist my ankle laterally. I ... Read more

FitOldDog’s Ginsu Guarding Problem That Goes On And On But There Might Be An End In Sight

  Hi folks, Remember those old Ginsu Knife advertisements on television, years ago, with the statement, "There's more!" They would keep on adding stuff that you would receive with your order if you just phoned right away. More and more stuff. It never stopped. Well, my guarding problem in my right leg as the result of a motorcycle accident over 50 years ago has just resurfaced in the form of severe ... Read more

The Right Dance Teacher Can Help You Overcome The Effects Of Injuries On Body Movement To Improve Your Athletic Skill

  Hi folks, I have been struggling to optimize my leg position in the pool, but I find that they wander all over the place when I breathe on the left, especially my left leg. Slowly I have nailed this problem down to my left arm recovery stroke, which triggers a twist in my pelvis. I dislocated my left shoulder about eight years ago, and in spite of 'treatment by flying beer bottle,' which improved ... Read more

Tools, Toys, Crutches, And How To Tell The Difference When It Comes To Shoe Orthotics

  Definition 'crutch' from A staff or support to assist a lame or infirm person in walking, now usually with a crosspiece at one end to fit under the armpit. Any of various devices resembling this in shape or use. Anything that serves as a temporary and often inappropriate support, supplement, or substitute; prop: "He uses liquor as a psychological crutch." A forked support or ... Read more

Learn To Stand Before You Walk Before You Run

  Hi folks, I have a problem with chronically tight calf muscles, and I may have found the cause. The way that I stand. I was receiving further core instruction from my dance and Continuum teacher, Rebecca, who commented that I tend to lean forward when standing. I did a quick internal body scan and there it was, plus lots of other things. My Feldenkrais training from Karen emphasizes the importance of ... Read more

11 Tips On Exercise For Better Health From FitOldDog

  Hi folks, With over 200 posts under my blogging belt, I thought it might be useful to my readers if I went through and pulled out pieces of key exercise advice, with links to the respective posts. Then I thought, "but I love prime numbers, remember that great book about the Reimann Hypothesis that I referred to ages ago, Prime Obsession?" So I decided to select 11 training tips, instead. Here they ... Read more

Invited Post – Habits: You Can’t Live with Them, You Can’t Live without Them

  This is an invited post by my esteemed Feldenkrais instructor, Karen Dold of Move with Elan Try this.  Interlace your fingers, look at your hands, and note which thumb is on the outside.  Un-interlace your fingers, then interlace them again.  Same thumb on the outside?  This would be your habitual interlacing.  Now, un-interlace your fingers, and interlace them in the opposite way, so that the other ... Read more

There Are More Ways Than One To Drink A Cup Of Tea

Hi folks, One thing that I have learned from my studies of Feldenkrais over the last five years is that there are many ways to carry out any physical activity with your body, and most of these ways you'll never even know exist. We come into this world programmed to learn how to crawl, sit, stand, walk, run and complete all the many other activities needed for our prolonged survival. I suspect that we learn ... Read more

Disclaimer: As a veterinarian, I do not provide medical advice for human animals. 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.