Story of my autoimmune battles the last 6 months. Not giving up on this war!
This is the first of a series of posts related to autoimmune disease and the 'weapons' we have against it. Hence the title Autoimmune Arsenal ;). There are numerous theories on the causes of autoimmune diseases from genetic predisposition to increased chemical use in the environment, drugs, emotional stress, heavy metals, bacteria, viruses, 'Leaky Gut', [...]
This is the second basic flow I've learnt on the rings. Pretty tough at first to do a few consecutively, especially when my palms get sweaty. I've learnt the trick is to keep the rings close and tight. Benefits of a Ring Flow Greater muscular 'time under tension' - because you are transitioning from one [...]
Recently received the results of a comprehensive stool analysis done about a month ago based on the recommendations of my Naturopathic Doctor. Yes, I had to prod, poke, scoop, bottle, freeze and pass the 💩 to my doc who sent it to America for analysis. It turns out I have a large amount of dysbiotic gut flora belonging to [...]
After the latest 14-Day Fast, I started ordering and drinking Milk Kefir and Kombucha to repopulate my gastrointestinal system with healthy bacteria and heal the gut lining. My supply came from Bushwick Biotech and each 500ml bottle of grassfed milk kefir costs about $7.33! I started by drinking half a bottle a day but the cost [...]
After a 1-Day call-back briefing, our close knit group of army buddies decided to have lunch at Changi Village. I guess it was nostalgia that brought us back to our favorite hawker centre near Hendon camp. Changi Village Hawker Centre was under renovation during most of our time in national service hence I don't remember [...]
Phase 3 (week 10 onwards) of the GMB Rings 1 program starts us on some basic Rings Flows! These are a combination of movements done sequentially without breaks. Benefits Increases muscular 'time under tension' Stimulates greater neuromuscular coordination More volume done in less time - more time efficient than doing reps! Overall more FUN than [...]