When you allow the concepts in these series of posts about balance training to flow through your motions, they could help your movements to be more efficient and more productive. Physical aspects of the movement respond to your thought patterns. Using these thought patterns as template, help you focus your energy more effectively and transfer it more efficiently through body’s … [Read more...] about Balance and Physical Tensions Lines
Balance training is the path you follow between opposing forces. Forces in life are in a constant state of flux that makes balance exercises a daily necessity.
Parts of balance exercises work with movements. Motions are always a combination of spiritual, mental, emotional and physical expressions of energy. It is not possible to have a physical tension without having a corresponding mental and emotional stress. Imbalanced physical tensions create misalignment that allow your energy to leak into joints instead of transferring them. … [Read more...] about Balance Exercises and Tensions
Many exercises, motions, and actions include a wide base of support as well as speed. A broad base of support and increased execution speed create a false sense of balance. Both speed and a wide base of support hide imbalances within muscles as well as behavior patterns. Hidden imbalances show up in aches, disease, and low performance. When faced with pain and disease, … [Read more...] about Illusion of Balance In Exercise
I am sharing with you a larger picture of balance training than you may have seen. This is a behind the scene look at my style of training. Motions are expressions of life. Workouts and exercises should be in harmony with life and not limited to upper body or lower body; they are not about posterior chain or core workouts. I am painting a picture for you with broad … [Read more...] about Balance Training Exercise Selection
Children learning to stand up on their own, students getting a job and patients learning to walk without using a crutch are all balance training by narrowing the base of support and increasing the reliance on internal resources. The process of expecting and even demanding a wider base of support in many cases is not natural, necessary or productive. However, the thought … [Read more...] about Natural Acts of Self-Reliance and Balance Training