As we age, we think we need to slow down. Or, worse, we see it as the prize. That thought couldn’t be further from the truth. Pick up the pace because you’re getting older. If you don’t move through your range of motion, you will lose it.
The myotatic reflex keeps muscles from snapping. When we reach the end of the stretch, we feel a slight bounce back. That’s the myotatic reflex signaling. To keep from triggering it, we move slowly, creeping in under the radar.
The roots of giving is the awakened heart. If we remain open to the unknown and are willing to decline the seductive call to withdraw, we are free to follow the natural urge to give in even the smallest and most underwhelming ways.
Happiness. It’s our constitutional right to pursue it, but what exactly is it? Most people associate it with mildly continuous feeling of joy, but it’s closer to state of contentment in which one is okay with life as it is. It’s less a feeling and…
The ability to repair – be it your body or relationship – is a life skill. We’re not taught this. We’re a fast-paced culture that doesn’t encourage slowing down, but that’s exactly what healing demands.
A balance body is a powerful one, full of energy, ease and grace. It is something anyone, at any age, can achieve with a dedicated exercise program. To rebalance the body, we need to bring it back into alignment by moving the whole musculoskeletal system.
We sculpt our body every day of our lives in the way that we hold them. In other words, you get what you train for!
Every cell requires a source of energy to power its life. This energy “power plant” is called mitochondria. Most cells have only a few, whereas the muscles house 95% of the body’s mitochondria.