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
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.
Legs, Core, Balance
The deterioration of any of these qualities (leg strength, core strength, balance) can have serious impact on quality of life in later years.
Blending of Female and Male Energies / A Healthly Body
The health of the body is integral to executing our day to day activities. Yet, the health of the body is (so often) overlooked. Modern lifestyles (have been) shown to facilitate (one’s) physical deterioration. By the age of 70 men can possibly have lost up 50% of their free testosterone; this can begin as early … Continue reading Blending of Female and Male Energies / A Healthly Body
Mind and Body in Fitness
We are ready to be active. We want to engage in activities that will help us to maintain our vibrancy, vitality and vigor. We want to embrace a lifestyle that involves aging with grace and retaining competence and cognizance. Yet many of our day to day actions do not support any of these initiatives. Being … Continue reading Mind and Body in Fitness
Movement – Get a move on!!
The body is designed for a lifetime of movement. Movement begins the moment (that) one emerges from the womb. The human body matures into the performing of coordinated movement. The quality of life is reflected by the degree of and quality of movement throughout one's lifetime. Movement is expressed in different societies and populations in … Continue reading Movement – Get a move on!!
Be Active to Age Gracefully
As we age, movement and exercise become more important for our well-being. Our physical, mental and spiritual states are positively enhanced through taking part in 'well-being' activities (exercise). Approached holistically, movement and exercise can be a journey of personal discovery and fulfillment. Each of us is responsible for the path taken to improve our 'well-being'. … Continue reading Be Active to Age Gracefully
Aging can be a graceful process
The aging process cannot be halted but it can be curtailed.
B.H.E.M. – Brain Health through Eating, Moving
The brain is an organ that requires care and attention. The passage of time is reflected in its’ waning performance. Memory, Reasoning, Fine motor skills, Balance - these are some of the functions that exhibit decline with age. However, with care, the brain can perform with youthful dexterity well into old age. Physical balance and … Continue reading B.H.E.M. – Brain Health through Eating, Moving