David Murphy

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Anatomy and physiology of pain

Daily news focus<p>The NMC failed to listen to or properly investigate concerns about midwives at Furness General Hospital, according to a new report, …

Varadkar announces 500 new nursing posts

Five hundred new nurses are to be recruited this year.<p>The extra workers will be hired in addition to the planned increase in mental health …

2x World Champ Sebastian Brosche on How Yoga Revolutionized his Jiu-Jitsu

<b>Sebastian Brosche is one of the biggest European BJJ hopes. He is a brown belt in BJJ and second degree black belt in judo. He was raised in Northern</b> …

The secrets of the world's happiest cities

Two bodyguards trotted behind Enrique Peñalosa, their pistols jostling in holsters. There was nothing remarkable about that, given his profession – and his locale. Peñalosa was a politician on yet another campaign, and this was Bogotá, a city with a reputation for kidnapping and assassination. What …

Britain is scared to face the real issue – it's all about inequality

It's inequality, stupid. It's inequality that is behind poverty, ill-health and the growth of the welfare bill. It's inequality propelling the escalating demand for credit. It's inequality that has created our fragile banking system and its still feral proclivities. It's inequality that has …

Don't worry, be happy: overcoming worry may be key to mental health

Are you weary of "new year, new you" positive thinking exercises? Tired of trying to feel Tiggerish in the cold, dark, midwinter mornings? Why not try this quick experiment to redress the balance. All you have to do is imagine that something great has happened in your life: maybe you've run into an …

My anxious life in an age of anxiety

I have an unfortunate tendency to falter at crucial moments. For instance, standing at the altar in a church in Vermont, waiting for my wife-to-be to come down the aisle to marry me, I start to feel horribly ill. Not just vaguely queasy, but severely nauseated and shaky – and, most of all, sweaty. …

Living in: The world’s healthiest cities

Five destinations across the globe that have excellent mass transit, ample green spaces and readily available healthcare.<p>What makes a city healthy? A combination of factors, ranging from readily available healthcare to excellent mass transit to a commitment to improving access to green spaces. …

Nine Reasons CrossFit Changes Lives

Last week I taught three classes at the Pepperdine Lectures about what churches can learn from CrossFit. The material was reverse engineered from my …

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<i>Bill Starr recommends a host of exercises to build a strong upper back and neck.</i><p>For those athletes who participate in contact sports, such as hockey, …

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

The 10 Things That Will Happen When You Begin CrossFit

This week marks three months since I began the most intense workout regimen of my entire life, CrossFit.<p>What led to me beginning CrossFit was a realization that, if left to my own devices, I would never push myself hard enough to truly make the changes I needed to in order to get in shape. …

Gymnastics: Building the Foundation

Page: 1Next »<p>Gymnastics: Who Cares?<p>In essence, gymnastics training methodology prioritizes physical structure and function first, then skill training.<p>…

What Your Squat Says About You

By now every lifter knows what A2G means. Ass to Grass baby! Getting low in your squat is crucial if you want to fully engage your glutes and grow …

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …