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.
As the saying goes, “Aging is not for the faint of heart.” While that may be true, there are many ways we can slow down the process. In fact, it is our destiny as humans to age with grace, strength and vitality.
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.
The simplest and most effective way to recruit all the bones is by doing large, full-body movements using the weight of your body as the load on the bones.
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.
The body was designed to move on a daily basis, but we live in such a way that we can literally never leave our desk and have anything we want delivered to our front door. The only thing we can’t buy online is movement. This one is on us.
Immobility is a silent killer and one of the most damaging lifestyle choices we can make. Being sedentary slows down circulation, causing the arteries to start collecting deposits. Our lymphatic system doesn’t get flushed out and our cells become less sensitive to insulin. We get…
Our bodies were designed to move every day. This becomes critical as we age. As the saying goes, “move it or lose it.” Thankfully to stay flexible and strong, all we need is 30 minutes a day of gentle, full-body movement