Self Testing - The Muscle Test


As we explored in our last blog there are three main ways that you can self-test your own energy systems. It is important to ensure that you are grounded and hydrated prior to testing and it is good practice to get your energies balanced and cohesive before you start testing by doing the Daily Energy Routine. (You can read more about these pre-checks here).


In this blog we are going to be concentrating on using specific muscles, testing the flow of energy through your muscle in order to determine whether the food is beneficial, neutral or detrimental for you.


All of the muscles in our body are governed by specific organ meridian systems. So, for example, the muscle that runs either side of the spine (sacrospinalis) is governed by the bladder meridian system. If we have tightness or pain in this muscle then working with the bladder meridian can release, relax and balance the meridian, which in turn balances the muscle. And this is true for every muscle within the musculature system. When we use muscles as a self-testing tool, we are assessing the overall balance of the muscle and then placing food within our energy systems (usually on the Solar Plexus because of its relation to the digestive system organs) and retesting the specific muscle, to ascertain if the energy of the food is in resonance with our system.  Remember that our energy fields are dynamic; ever changing to the environment, our thoughts, the vibration of the colours around us, electro-magnetic currents…and many many more change factors. When we place food within the centre of our energy system then our body’s energy fields change.


If the vibration of the food enhances the energy in our system then the muscle test will show strong.If the vibration of the food is neutral for the energy in our system then there will be no change in the test.If the vibration of the food is detrimental and cannot be assimilated or metabolised by our body, the muscle test will weaken.


So, first, we need to choose the muscle that will be reliable for us. Click here to watch the video of me demonstrating the various muscle based self-tests.


Identify which muscle you want to work with.Keep practicing self-testing with Yes/No truths. For example, ‘My name is (your name).’ Test. ‘My name is Mickey Mouse’. TestDon’t be worried if you at first you are not 100% accurate. Keep practising the self test until it becomes much more accurate.Always make sure you are well hydrated when you are energy testing.If you are someone who is often ungrounded (or if you are feeling a bit ungrounded/flighty/stressed) then rub your feet with a spoon before you energy test in order to have the correct polarity in your body.


When we are working with self-testing in this way, we are communicating with the energy of the muscle that is being tested, in order to attain information about the specific food/energy system. This means that it is important to remain non-biased as you test, or the powerful energy of your intention can affect the accuracy of the testing. If you are testing a piece of chocolate cake and you are determined that the cake is going to test strong for you, then guess what, it is probably going to test strong! And not because the muscle really is holding its integral strength, but because you are not listening to what the muscle is telling you. If you were to meet someone for the first time and after the initial handshake all you did was talk about yourself, you would come away with very little information about that person. It is the same with self-testing. If you are already talking yourself into one understanding (I am going to eat that cake) then your ability to listen to what your energy system is telling you will be very limited.


When we use self-testing to determine which foods our body can digest and metabolise, usually there are big surprises when we discover what we can eat on that specific day, and what we can’t eat effectively. Donna Eden and David Feinstein regularly advise, ‘Test before you ingest’. We can feel so much more energised and healthy when we are fuelling our body just as it needs rather than taking up precious energy resources trying to digest food that isn’t suited to our body.


Good luck, bring the spirit of curiosity and play into your energy testing practice, and enjoy the results of eating to the needs of your body, mind and spirit.

With love, Prune