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Check Your Body Balance

Check Your Body Balance

The last time my body balance was truely challenged was several years ago.  On a 3 day zip-lining adventure on the Bolivian Plateau in Laos. It was...

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Chair Pose Variations

Chair Pose Variations

“Wow….they’re little feet for THOSE legs!” A male masseuse said this to me several years ago.  I was 3/4 naked on the table.  In my most vulnerable...

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Staggered Stance Fly

Staggered Stance Fly

A simple change in how you stand when you perform an exercise makes you work more muscle groups in your body.  The Staggered Stance!  You get BIG...

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Perky Butt?  Crab Walk Video Demo

Perky Butt? Crab Walk Video Demo

“Oh….you’ve got lazy glute muscles” “Oh…f…u!” I thought to myself. A chiropractor told me this in my 30’s.  Midway through an adjustment!  I never...

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Bio Identical Hormones

Bio Identical Hormones

“Oh sh…t what about my troches”!  One of my first thoughts!  March 2020 the world was going into lockdown and governments were screaming at their...

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Good New Years Resolutions?

Good New Years Resolutions?

So what’s a good new years resolution?  Straight up…don’t make it about health and fitness! New Years in Bali is in March - it’s the Hindu New Year...

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What You Focus On Expands

What You Focus On Expands

As a young kid I used to watch my Nanna pluck the hairs out of her chin.  And wonder why she had so many!   AND why she wasn’t embarrassed about...

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How to improve your balance?

How to improve your balance?

Want to improve your balance?  A lady I trained for many years, had this quirk of closing her eyes when she did an exercise. Not all the way through...

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Partial Squats – Video Demo

Partial Squats – Video Demo

I watch my 80 year old neighbour tend his veggie garden.  With envy! He eases down to a squatting position in one smooth movement.  He squats low! ...

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The Bloated Belly Fix

The Bloated Belly Fix

I used to get this moment of dread when I got an invite to a dinner party… ”Oh gawd what are they going to serve…is my stomach going to cope with...

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Achy Legs & Feet?

Achy Legs & Feet?

I haven’t worn heels for 5 years.  Basically since I arrived in Bali.  I cringe when I see women here wearing them.  If you’ve been here, you’d...

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