Michael Miller is self-taught in areas of health, philosophy and nutrition. He studied at West Thames College UK and was awarded Distinction (Higher National Diploma) in Business and I.T. He has studied Counseling skills and accomplished 100% in the final exam. It was here that he discovered his zeal for writing and philosophy, and coupled with his enthusiasm for fitness, health and functional strength training, he set out to share this philosophy with the world. Knowledge and self-improvement are the foundation of his life and he hopes you will benefit from all that he has discovered on this exciting journey.

Vitamin C

Are you getting enough vitamin C?

Above image by Alena Brozova/Shutterstock.com What can vitamin C do for the body? I discovered the importance of vitamin C (also known as “Ascorbic Acid,”) after I began supplementing with Iodine, and this came from my struggle to get enough from my diet, despite trying to eat several portions of fruit and vegetables every day.…

Focus

Focusing on focus.

Above image by DaGaAl/Shutterstock.com In my last article I investigated the link between contentment and exercise. This highlighted the importance of focus. After all, if our efforts lack concentration, then this in turn affects how successful the outcome can be. When our world is full of errands, commitments, distractions and time constraints, many of us…

Power Wheel

Lifeline USA Power Wheel Review

Strengthening my abdominal muscles had always been a particular challenge for me. Doing endless sit-ups only resulted in lower back problems so it lead me to look for an alternative solution. After searching on different websites I discovered a device called the Ab wheel. This was a wheel of  approximately 12cm in diameter with a…

What Underpins shoulder strength?

When I was making great progress with my fitness regime, a full workout would consist of bench press with 66lb (30kg) dumbbells, wide push-ups, overhead press with weights, and squats with resistance bands. There was a time when instead of the usual satisfying muscle soreness, I was experiencing shoulder pain, and restricted mobility in both…

Motivation

The foundation of motivation

Above Image by Andy Dean Photography/Shutterstock.com Early on in my quest to find the answers to good health, I had little motivation. I transformed my eating habits after a diabetes scare. Although I exercised, it was intermittent and without consistency. I now realise that my poor diet had left me devoid of strength. Motivation is…