Chronological aging is the aging process associated mainly with the passage of time. As life on earth is temporal in nature, there is not much that can be done that allows for circumvention of chronology. Organs become less functional. The ability of a 20-year old’s heart to pump 10 times the needed blood capacity decreases … Continue reading Constituents of Chronological Aging
Notes on Aging: Physiological vs Chronological
Aging is a process that occurs in 3 dimensional (3D) reality. There is a beginning, a middle and a seeming endpoint in all things. bb
Mobility is key
Mobility is the capacity to effect efficient movement in different directions, as the need arises.
Asana is designed to improve and to maintain the resilience of the body. The various asana are actually modes of re-positioning the body. This facilitates a more expansive bloodflow to areas that are typically not thoroughly reached and assisting one to open up the body from several directions. With increased bloodflow come oxygen and nutrients … Continue reading Spinal Splendidness
Twist . . . no need to shout!!
Twisting is a movement that is addressed less as age ensues
Putting in the effort
The downside of female fitness competition, for her, was brought to the fore. She explained that she ‘now’ works out for self-improvement and health maintenance.
Lean (in)to the side(bend) . . . .
Sidebends balance the body in that they lengthen the abdominal muscles, hips and (lateral) thighs
Lean Back . . . Lean Back!!
Backbends can be restoratively releasing to the front of the body and engagingly stimulating to the back of the body
Release the back . . . .
Forward bending is used to release tension and tightness in the back of the body.
The spinal six plus 1 . . . . . .
The six movements of the spine, forward bends, back bends, left and right lateral bending, left and right rotation) along with inversions can be beneficial to the body and mind.