How to Take Out the Trash

Health Alert 142 A steaming-hot soak feels good. It also has health benefits. It’s an exceptional tool for detoxifying your body. Steam’s a good treatment for respiratory conditions, such as laryngitis, chest congestion, bronchitis and sinusitis. Sauna bathing helps relieve and ward off symptoms of cold or flu. It relieves the pain and stiffness of arthritis. And it revives tired …

Purging Deep Toxins

Health Alert 143 Have you ever treated yourself to a professional massage? The benefits of massages are many. They act directly on the muscular, nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems.1 Massage reduces stress, anxiety, muscle soreness, tension, improves sleep, facilitates pain management, improves circulation and detoxifies the body, among other benefits. We talked about use heat to detoxify through you skin. …

Detox the Old-Fashioned Way

Health Alert 147 Have you ever worked out after a night of drinking? You can smell the alcohol seeping out of your pores. This is evidence of detoxing through exercise. The more you exercise the more efficient perspiration becomes. In this letter, you’ll learn why sweating is more than just a means to cool your body. It’s the best way …

Stretch Yourself Young

Health Alert 153 Do you have a hard time picking up clutter from the floor? Do you wake up stiff every morning? As you age your flexibility decreases. Certain muscles shorten and your joints lose their range of motion. But there is a lot you can do to regain and maintain youthful flexibility. It doesn’t require more than a 2 …

Get Out of the Gym!

Health Alert 156 Now before you think I am contradicting myself; read the headline again. I still expect you to exercise for optimal health. But I don’t see the need for you to spend a lot of money on a fancy fitness club membership to get in shape. In addition to my P.A.C.E. program, I often prescribe strength-building exercises to …

Don’t Let A Fall Get You Down Avoiding Falls Will Lengthen Your Life

Health Alert 159 A gerontology associate of mine recently opened my eyes to the issue of falls and accelerated aging. Falls are the primary cause of accidental deaths in persons over the age of 65. And, falls are the leading cause of injury-related visits to emergency departments. The good news is that falls are preventable. Today you will learn simple …

Super Calisthenics Harness Your Body’s Power to Transform

Health Alert 160 Are you thinking of joining a fancy gym or buying an expensive piece of exercise equipment? These are great fitness options if you can afford them. If you do not have the money for these endeavors, you do not need to give up the idea of exercising. Your body is the only equipment you will ever need …

Building Your Dream Body

Health Alert 18 Today is the first in a series of letters designed to teach you what I know about transforming your body into a healthier and more attractive shape. You probably have a certain image of yourself you would like to attain. You would like to transform your physique. Perhaps it’s a masculine chest and arms, perhaps shapely hips. …