Let’s talk about breathing and moving. Both complement each other. Breathing supplies the oxygen needed for enacting movement. Movement facilitates the proliferation of oxygen throughout the body. It is through movement that the overall tone of the body is maintained. Breathing exercises, per se, are critical for maintaining the pliability and the continued functionality of the … Continue reading Breathe and move . . . Move and breathe.
Movement receives minimal consideration within present day society. The availability of modern convenience is anathematic to engaging in wholesome, healthy movement. Many people regard movement (not necessarily exercise) as the domain of the young. Yet, even in cases of less than optimal health, the design of the body is faciliatory of movement. Lack of movement … Continue reading More movement, please!
Mobility is the capacity to effect efficient movement in different directions, as the need arises.
Twisting is a movement that is addressed less as age ensues
Sidebends balance the body in that they lengthen the abdominal muscles, hips and (lateral) thighs
Forward bending is used to release tension and tightness in the back of the body.
Although not a full-fledged workout there are options for getting the body into moving.
It seems that in modern society, movement, exercise, is an auxiliary activity. In light of the typically mundane acts of sleeping, going to work, coming home, spending time with family, playing computer games, there is little to no time given to physical activity (movement, exercise)
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
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.