Health & Fitness

After the Wipeout

January 16, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

King Solomon reigned in Jerusalem, up in the mountains. But, he knew everything about life and creation. He even understood surfing and bronco busting. He said that people cannot be considered righteous unless they've suffered at least seven wipeouts. Getting knocked down doesn't mean that we have… [Read more...]

Body-Soul Harmony

January 9, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Harmony of body and soul is the truest form of holistic health because it's the ultimate state of well-being. We learn that from Maimonides, who was as well-versed in health and fitness as he was the anatomy of the soul and Torah scholarship. What good is a perfect figure or 21" biceps if you… [Read more...]

Brodie Meets Brody: Maintaining a Healthy Lower Back

January 6, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Welcome to the functional fitness “Brodie meets Brody” series. Here, world-class exercise physiologist, strength and cycling coach Menachem Brodie (NSCA-CSCS, USAC-PBT) teams up with Senior Fitness Trainer, Health Coach and Nutritionist Rabbi Lazer Brody (CHC, CPT, CHN). Today, they… [Read more...]

The Ten Commandments of Healthy Bones

December 23, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Not only karate experts who smash bricks and cinderblocks with their fists and elbows need high bone density. We all do. Strong bones can mean the difference of weathering a slip on a wet floor or breaking a hip, Heaven forbid. Seniors and expectant mothers are two populations that must especially… [Read more...]

Get it Right!

December 21, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Just as doing exercise is a workout for the body, doing mitzvas is a workout for the soul. Mitzvas keep the soul strong and healthy, but they too require proper spiritual form. Therefore, when it comes to observing the Torah, we have to "get it right" too. Here's… [Read more...]

Heal Yourself

December 12, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Suffering a severe stomach ache, Rabbi Shalom of Shatz made a rare visit to a physician. He asked the doctor to diagnose the source of the pain. "Doctor, I please tell me which internal organ is causing me pain. That's all I request. I don't need any treatments or medication." Today, we learn his… [Read more...]

Preventing Breast Cancer

December 5, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Did you know that the rate of breast cancer in China is four- to five- times lower than rates typically seen in developed countries? Dr. Min Zhang of the University of Western Australia set out to discover… [Read more...]

Pilates and Cardiac Rehabilitation

November 29, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The benefits of Pilates are enormous in recovering from atrial fibrillation. Experimenting on myself with careful monitoring, I compared the result of an intensive 30-minute Pilates routine that included 26 exercises to a resistance routine that included a variety of kettlebell… [Read more...]

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