To Sit-Up, Crunch, or Plank, That is the Question

  The pendulum swings, things come and go and come again and it is said that there is nothing new under the sun. And so it is with exercise. You can find a myriad of folk, books and ideas on why you should do an exercise or not do it or why you should do it this...

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Where Did All the Jump Ropes Go?

When I was growing up in the 40s jump ropes were a part of every little girl’s dress code. We wore them around our waists. But along with trees, fields, vacant lots, ponds and brooks, our playground of nature, along with sleds, skates, bikes and hopscotch, the simple...

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Safe Workout Resolutions for the New You

res·o·lu·tion: a firm decision to do or not do something   Person #1 ~ Her resolution for the New Year was to go for a 2-mile walk with friends each weekday. Person #2 ~ Her resolution for the New Year was to join a gym, a 30-minute spin class and use the...

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The Aging Prostate

“WOW! YOU'LL NEVER BELIEVE what just happened!” exclaimed my patient as he emerged from the bathroom following a Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy® treatment. I looked up from my notes wary of what the pronouncement was going to be. “I just had a steady stream!” I was just as...

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A Key to Better Balance

  DO YOU REMEMBER someone telling you stories when you were little and how you could SEE those animal characters in your mind's eye? Bonnie often used WORD PICTURES when she was teaching, and they were so vivid that you never forgot them. Try this word picture:...

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Painless Dance and Star Performance: The Feet ~ Part 4 of 6

This series was first published in 2014 for Arizona Dance e-Star, a publication of the Arizona Dance Coalition. In this series of articles you'll learn how to treat low back pain... hip and groin pain... knee and leg pain... and ankle and foot pain. In Part 4 I'll...

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