The eyes and speed.

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For the amateur exerciser, the usual routes to improve performance involve getting an app, getting a coach, getting stronger or bendier or even just doing more exercise.  All these things work.  What is rarely improved is vision and if this is not addressed in the training programme, we will hit a frustrating plateau or even…
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Good posture – the four fundamentals.

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We are designed to stand up straight – with excellent posture; stand tall, scan the horizon and try to spot tonight’s dinner; then lope into action to catch it.  There are four fundamental parts of the old brain involved in standing up effortlessly tall: two help us bend forwards and two bend us backwards, so…
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First there were four and now there are five lobes of the brain – a key component in weight loss and getting healthier.

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The Insular Lobe of the brain is a recent discovery; because it is tucked away beneath the Parietal and Temporal lobes, it was largely ignored until we developed the MRI scanner.  And then neuroscientists found that, no matter what they were searching for, the most active part of the brain was always this Insular lobe…
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