Fat Burning Fartlek Workouts

Fartlek, which means “speed play” in Swedish, is an unstructured form of physical training in which you literally play with the speed and intensity of a workout. While the term is most typically associated with treadmills and long distance running, it is a technique that can also be applied to any type of continuous cardio exercise, including rowing and step…

The ski accident

David Clark got involved with vibration training after a skiing accident whereby he fell, slid and bounced 1000 meters down an ice glacier, breaking a few bones and concussion. The radial ulna joint on the wrist of his right arm was damaged and the surgical approach was to have a pin through the joint restricting movement, which would have made massage…

Which tongue are you?

The Healthy Tongue: the perfect tongue is like a beautiful pink rose petal. It is not too red or too pale, but an even shade of pink across the entire surface of the tongue. It is not too wet or not too dry, free of cracks and any visual abnormalities such as depressions or swollen taste buds. There should be…

PEAR Shape

Pears mostly gain weight around hips and thighs with sometimes a small pouch of fat around the lower abdomen. They tend to suffer more with fluid retention and PMS affected by hormones. Typical cravings – High fat dairy like creamy cheese, lattes and rich desserts. Hormone watch point – Estrogen if other hormones like progesterone are out of balance, can…

APPLE Shape

If you have an apple body shape you tend to carry all or most of weight through the belly area. With the legs and arms staying fairly slim. Typical cravings – starchy foods like bread and pastas as well as fizzy drinks and caffeine. Hormone watch point – Insulin. The key to losing weight for the Apple is getting her blood sugar…

HOUR GLASS body shape

This body type tends to gain weight evenly throughout body, most obviously around the face but also round knees and ankles giving a soft, rounded look. Typical cravings – dairy products especially ice-creams, refined sugar, carbs such as pastries and sweets. Hormone watch point – the master of hormones, the pituitary gland that affects both cortisol and insulin. Foods to eat –…

Gut Health and the benefits of eating healthy

Fermenting foods David makes a two-minute pickle with Umeboshi Vinegar. Meal boosters Brown Rice and Umeboshi Vinegar have delicate enzymes that improve gut health. The trillions of tiny ‘process facilitators’ that live in our bodies have been making headlines lately – and for good reason. These good bacteria – particularly those in your gut – improve digestion, boost immunity and…

A brief history in time

Advanced vibration training was first developed for Russian astronauts in the 1970’s where it was used to created gravity in outer space for their cosmonauts, allowing them to stay in outer space for nearly 4 times that of the Americans. NASA took a close look at the technology and discovered it improved bone density and reinforced the muscles tissue creating 3-7 G-force of muscle…