How to do a Plank Exercise

How to do a Plank Exercise

The plank exercise is considered among the best five exercises in terms of efficiency for training the central part of the torso (core), especially the abs, without overtaxing the spine. Watch to see the proper form and variations. The difficulty …
Avoid Injury on Your Next Workout

Avoid Injury on Your Next Workout

Imagine waking up, ready to go, then within minutes your plan is thwarted because you tweaked, twisted or just ran out of steam. It can happen to any of us. Here are a few guidelines I teach my trainers and …
Why Good Balance is Important

Why Good Balance is Important

Having good balance means being able to control and maintain your body’s position, whether you are moving or remaining still. An intact sense of balance helps you stay vertical and… • walk without staggering • get up from a chair...

I HATE Parkinson’s Disease

My first encounter with Parkinson’s disease (PD) was when my dear Uncle Leon was diagnosed in 1996; he was 75-years-old. He was a prominent physician with Kaiser Permanente and our family physician, when I was growing up in New York....

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