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Offline lost_in_samoa

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Gentle DIY Fitness
« on: September 21, 2021, 08:29:29 AM »
I like to post about solutions that we have proven to work.  Things that folks like us, ( read older, retired, expat), can do to improve the quality of their lives.

Here is another we have discovered.

For a lot of years Ester suffered from Plantar fasciitis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plantar_fasciitis


After years of buying supporting socks, ankle wraps, shoe lifts / pads, massages without any success I convinced her to start stretching.

She found relief in days.  It took 2 months to see a total reversal.  Here is how.

Yoga For Beginners play list
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLui6Eyny-UzzWwB4h9y7jAzLbeuCUczAl

30 Days of Yoga  Yoga With Adriene
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLui6Eyny-UzwxbWCWDbTzEwsZnnROBTIL

30-45 min Yoga Practices
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqQUFdQpqiI&list=PLui6Eyny-UzwheLDyEScgdgbh7z3FgNCX

Revolution
https://www.youtube.com/c/yogawithadriene/search?query=Revolution

Meditate
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLui6Eyny-Uzy0o-rTUNVczfgF5AjNyCPH

Yoga Camp
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLui6Eyny-Uzx5BRNB2_Kvycrn5h9OsaHC



We do not buy into the whole "spiritual" "new age" aspects of Yoga.  But we are Guerilla's in the sense that we will adopt tactics that have been proven to work from anywhere.

Hope this helps.


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Re: Gentle DIY Fitness
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2021, 10:20:41 PM »
Plantar fasciitis

I thought that was Latin for -
Mr Peanut is a Nazi


 :D
SO SAYETH THE RUFUS

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Re: Gentle DIY Fitness
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Re: Gentle DIY Fitness
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2022, 04:48:29 AM »
I thought that was Latin for -
Mr Peanut is a Nazi


 :D

lol took me a second, but that's pretty funny

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Re: Gentle DIY Fitness
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2022, 09:39:51 PM »
Hi Cheaze, You won't get a reply from Lost_ in_ samoa as he passed away a few months back.
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Re: Gentle DIY Fitness
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2022, 11:58:29 AM »
But RUFUS is still alive...





I think!   :o :D
SO SAYETH THE RUFUS

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Re: Gentle DIY Fitness
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2022, 08:50:32 PM »
 :D
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Re: Gentle DIY Fitness
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2022, 07:15:07 PM »
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After years of buying supporting socks, ankle wraps, shoe lifts / pads, massages without any success I convinced her to start stretching.
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I can vouch for this. Even basic stretches like "reach throughs", back stretches, etc (loads of simple stretches on YT) can really help keep you free of aches and pains.

I'd like to add one more thing to the list here, because it's very easy (even enjoyable) and cheap, at least in SEA - massage.

Last time I was in Phils I had a Balinese massage over at Body Tune in MegaMall Manila. I felt 20 years younger when I came out, and no, there wasn't a "happy ending"!  :o

I also recommend traditional Thai massage - I eliminated in 20 minutes 10 years of daily back pain, and it only cost around a dollar (OK so that was back in 2003)!

And finally, it's really cheap, but as you get older I think it's really important to get a pedicure now and then - helps keep you free of things like ingrowing toenails etc, which can get nasty.

Hope that helps!