Category Archives: health

Osho experience Day 1


My first experience of the meditation resort was on a rainy fresh day. After a standard HIV test and a brief 20 minute intro we went for a Laughing Drums meditation. It was a nice celebration of drums and stillness. … Continue reading

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A fascinating podcast train ride … Tim Farriss Podcast with Josh Waitzkin


I have been Tim Farriss’ fan since I’ve read his book “Four Hour Workweek.” I came about his podcast few weeks ago and added it to my list. Today i decided to listed to the Second episode of the podcast … Continue reading

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Repost: Why You Should Drink Warm Water & Lemon


I have been drinking water with lemon every morning for past 3 months. I am not sure if it has any major benefits but it does make me feel more hydrated and gives a nice sense of balance in the … Continue reading

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Canine bloat … large breed killer (gastric dilatation and volvulus GDV)


This is a good article discussing bloat in large and giant breeds. It provides a nice description of symptoms and prevention. I have seen this disorder mostly in German Shepherds and Great Danes … both very deep-chested breeds. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Turmeric and Curcumin and their cancer prevention benefits


This is an interesting article on benefits of Turmeric and its component Curcumin in prevention of some cancers and it’s other health benefits. http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2011/mar2011_How-Curcumin-Protects-Against-Cancer_01.htm By J. Everett Borger According to the American Cancer Society,1 one out of every three women in the United … Continue reading

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Indian Fish Coconut Curry


Another Curry recipe that we very much enjoyed. My initial instinct on fish curry, before I had it for the first time, was that it will be very fishy and resemble in smell and taste something of a fish sauce. … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken Curry with buckwheat


Nice Thai Chicken Curry recipe Easy to make and goes very well with buckwheat (lighter option to rice) The dish was light and delicious INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp peanut oil or canola oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp fresh minced ginger 1 large onion, … Continue reading

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Life is worth living 2


Life is worth living for the days like this

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THOUGHTS ON CONDITIONING FOR GRAPPLING COMPETITION PART 2


Re-blogged from SCRAMBLE In part one I went over, common issues I see with conditioning for grappling sports and application of TUF methods. This one will focus on planning your conditioning approach and how to effectively work in an “inseason” between tournaments … Continue reading

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Hound Roll #6


Breathing is an imporatnt component in Jiu Jitsu. During the allergy season around March – May, I develop seasonal allergies. Those are easily treated with Allegra or Claritin. However, around this time I also get nasal congestion and phlegm which … Continue reading

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