Longevity Is Low Tech

April 23, 2019  by Dr. Suki Munsell

...And self-care benefits all.

We have the power to delay our aging process - from the inside out.  Research continues to prove that people who exercise grow biologically younger. Senior exercisers can appear 30 years younger than their non-exercising peers.

THE 'MAGIC PILL' ISN'T A PILL AT ALL

Tags:  Walking, Rebuilding Your Body

Sitting Down and Standing Up Have Never Been So Easy

February 12, 2019  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Have you ever collapsed into a chair and strained to get back up? Wondering if there is another way? Watch our latest So Easy video and learn how to safely and gracefully sit down and get back up.

Tags:  Pain Relief, Posture

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

Ankle Exercise for Healthy Aging – and Why to Thank Your Ankles

April 1, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

When we stop to appreciate a body part, we often think of the heart, brain, or the lungs. But where would we be without our ankles? Just where we’re seated right now! Yet, our ankles play a vital role in active aging.

Coincidentally, several days before a skin melanoma was diagnosed near my right ankle, I wrote this thank you note.

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