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

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

3 ‘Free’ Benefits of Qigong

November 1, 2016  by Russell Munsell

Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention.

Tags:  Tai Chi/Qigong, Maladies