Category Archives: Health

My Heavy Metal Strength Meditation Part 4 – THE RESULTS: Leaner, Stronger, Faster.

For 8 weeks prior to my Navy Physical Readiness Test (PRT) I developed a program focused exclusively on Tire Flipping.  If you have been following these articles then you know that the main goal was to achieve 100 consecutive tire flips with the 300lb tire with an emphasis on tying the breath to the movement. 

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How to have Great Looking and Healthy Skin

A while back I found a rough and dark area of skin in my left cheekbone.  It was small and I wondered what it was.  My sister has battled with skin cancer so I always have that in mind.  I also did not want to go to the doctor and have the “C word” come

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“Are you happy with your life?”

I recently went back home to Puerto Rico and spent some time with my father. He told me some of the latest events in the family and recounted a lot of what has happened in our family.  I could see a man of 76 years who was taking the long view and evaluating his life. 

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What Bothers You the Most = Your Life Purpose

I was listening to a CD while driving and it mentioned that if you can identify what bothers you in the world then you are closer to knowing what your life’s purpose is.  I thought about it and the one thing that really bothers me is the UNNECESSARY pain, suffering, and lack of quality of

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How One Naval Aviator Healed His Lower Back

I was training at the base gym of US SOUTHERN COMMAND using all the explosive moves that will be part of Extreme Military Fitness – Elite. There was only one other person in the so-called functional fitness area. As I was doing my circuit filled with sprawls, explosive clean and presses, pitbulls with the bungee

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Adventures in Grounding and Intimacy

In a previous article on the Three Alchemical Healers I mentioned grounding. I have been playing around with this concept and during a recent kids soccer game I participated in a little experiment that brought interesting results both in my health and intimacy. I attend these games in my Turkish sandals and as soon as

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Destiny

Last week one of my Army colleagues was talking about concepts like Glory and how people should refrain from looking for it, because it is in large part a matter of destiny. On a lighter note, my brother-in-law and I were once having a conversation regarding destiny and free will. He looks at me and

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Three Free Alchemical Healers

I was driving and listening to a CD course called Spiritual Alchemy by Luanne Oaks and she mentioned something she called Alchemical healers. While there were close to a dozen, there are three alchemical healers you can use in your daily life right now and they are all FREE. These are: Grounding Fresh air Walking

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Healing of Neck and Vertigo

In everyday matters joint mobility also saves the day. If for some reason you sleep with a craned neck and you wake up with neck pain you can easily and quickly get rid of it or reduce it significantly before you even head out to work by doing joint mobility. I have done so on

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Healing and Protecting the Lower Back

In my last article I mentioned how I healed a sprained ankle myself using joint mobility. Now whenever something happens I can quickly and easily fix it myself. For example I was training my heavy snatches with a training plan I wrote for myself. This plan laid out progressively heavier snatches as I got stronger

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