Exercise As If Your Life Depends On It

September 6, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

My father exercised his whole life until a severe car accident at age 70. The antibiotic he took to save him destroyed his inner ear equilibrium — to prevent feeling dizzy, he had to hold his head very still. No tennis, no golf, no dancing. He became deeply depressed and lost his zest for life. His muscles began to wither and the gaunt look of death spread across his face.

Tags:  Walking, Rebuilding Your Body

Longer summer days with balmy evenings are perfect for after dinner walks

July 5, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Russell and I recently resumed evening walks and love the benefits. We suggested to Simone and Thorsten Kopitzki, students and Harbor Point neighbors, that they try it.  “Walking every night is a good way to balance my stressful office work," Simone said. "I’ve improved my balance and

Tags:  Walking, Stretching

Have You Thanked Your Ankles Lately?

April 1, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Coincidences amaze me. I was moved to write this thank you note several days before a diagnosis of skin melanoma near my right ankle. The subsequent surgery and recovery demanded being off my feet for a few weeks and threatened a long anticipated vacation with my granddaughter.

Tags:  Walking, Mental Attitude, Bio-Mechanics

Discover the Secret’s in your Soles – How to Analyze your Shoes and your Stride

July 1, 2016  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Did you know... If you live to age 80, walking an average of 7,500 steps a day, you’re estimated to walk five times around the earth! That's 216,262,500 steps in a lifetime!

Tags:  Walking, Prevention, Body Mindfulness, Bio-Mechanics

A Vibrant Image of Aging

June 1, 2016  by Dr. Suki Munsell

What is your image of aging? Are you choosing the best foods and activities to enjoy dynamic vitality life long? Can you use some support?

Tags:  Walking, Swimming, Tai Chi/Qigong