Sidebends balance the body in that they lengthen the abdominal muscles, hips and (lateral) thighs
Backbends can be restoratively releasing to the front of the body and engagingly stimulating to the back of the body
Forward bending is used to release tension and tightness in the back of the body.
I wish to extend a full-hearted congratulations to those New Year’s Resolution exercisers who have stuck it out to this point.
Group fitness is a major part of the modern fitness tapestry and contributes to many people being consistent with their wellness endeavors.
Then you leave the studio, the ashram, the practice hall, the comfort of your own home. A little perturbation arises. Your spiritual practice is strong: you can do marathon sessions of meditation. Your Qigong practice is not just a series of randomly sequenced set of movements: you feel the energy flowing as you direct it. Your pranayama is expansive, full, focused and complete. The seamless intertwining of Puraka (Inhalation), Abhyantara Khumbaka (Full Inhale Hold), Rechaka (Exhalation), Bahya Khumbaka (Full Exhale Hold) occurs effortlessly. Then you leave the studio, the ashram, the practice hall, the comfort of your own home. A little perturbation arises. Someone does not signal there turn in traffic. The barista does not quite season your latte in the manner to which you have grown accustomed. A child shows disrespect toward the parent (or your child shows disrespect toward you). It is at these times that your practices must be part of your being. You must not allow your mind to wander, to become agitated. . . . You must come (back) to a Woo-SAHH moment.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is not a death sentence. Is it hereditary? Is it trauma induced? Maybe both . . . or neither. What is important is that movement, strengthening and flexibility (SMF) be maintained so that operational procedures be avoided for as long as is possible
I am of the mindset that driving a mile or two below the posted speed limit (or five mph slower than normal) would greatly influence a reduction in automobile accidents.
Personal health care often falls to the wayside when working twelve hour shifts. Personal time for employees is compromised during hours worked. Although, the time off can be beneficial when / if (it can be) used advantageously.
Vibrant Colon Health is an attainable state that is within the grasp of everyone.