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February 22, 2019

Box Breathing (Calms you down)

If the Navy Seals do it and first responders do it, it must be good, right? Here is a link on “Box Breathing”.

I am currently reading “Oxygen Advantage” by Patrick McKeown. In it he talks about breathing techniques that simulate high altitude training and high intensity training. He mentioned the best example of perfect breathing he has encountered: it was in an advanced tai chi person – big surprise.

It is all Tai Chi to me.

To learn more about the importance of breathing correctly: how, why, when, etc., come to tai chi class or search ‘breathing’ on this Blog. It really is important; it really is simple.

DrD

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February 20, 2019

Exercise May Improve Health by Increasing Gut Bacterial Diversity

https://neurosciencenews.com/exercise-microbiome-diversity-10762/

February 19, 2019

For Tai Chi Students: Yin – Yang

February 18, 2019

Tis The Season….Clutter research

I am a big fan of Permaculture Design, applied at any scale: it is a way of understand natural and man-made systems and applying design principles that foster improved function, efficiency and sustainability. I have talked about The Natural Step here before: they simplified Permaculture into four simple questions – providing an operational definition of sustainability. Feng Shui (minus all the religious and philosophical trappings) is, essentially, the same kind of thing. Whatever the discipline, the objectives are mainly inline.

Here the issue of clutter and the research on how that fits into the picture is discussed at length. The Asian elegance shows through immediately. Simpler is always better in my view:-)

 

February 14, 2019

Exercise Gives Older Men a Better Brain Boost

Summary: According to a new study, men have a stronger positive correlation between cardiorespiratory fitness and brain function as they age.

Source: American Physiological Society.

New research suggests that the relationship between physical and brain fitness varies in older adults by virtue of their sex. The study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

February 13, 2019

More is Better When Coordinating with Others

Think Tai Chi class when reading about this new research.

How Sleep Helps to Fight Infection

Summary: Researchers report sleep can help immune cells attach to targets and help fight infection. The study reveals how sleep assists the body in fighting infections, whereas conditions like chronic stress can make the body more susceptible to illness.

Source: Rockefeller University Press.

February 12, 2019

The Barefoot Brain: Neuroplasticity

https://www.correcttoes.com/foot-help/how-going-barefoot-affects-your-brain/?utm_source=Correct+Toes+Newsletter&utm_campaign=35ed57906f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_02_04_09_44&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_88b0f78996-35ed57906f-351814873&mc_cid=35ed57906f&mc_eid=5cdc987d53

February 10, 2019

Body Building Supplement May Harm Brain Health

https://neurosciencenews.com/body-building-suppliment-brain-health-10712/

February 8, 2019

The OliveTomato

Here is the link to the latest Post by my favorite source for Mediterranean anything, but diet and lifestyle in particular. She does a great job of balanced coverage of the issues that come up in the research and the press around all things Greek and as it relates to the Mediterranean Diet.

A lot of people have a lot to say about a lot of things: Most don’t know as much as they would lead you to believe. She does.

You have to be careful who you listen to…

February 7, 2019

Healthy Diet May Help Ease Depression Symptoms

Summary: A new study adds to growing evidence that altering diet and lifestyle could help to improve symptoms of depression. The study reports, making simple dietary changes, such as eating more nutrient dense meals and cutting back on refined sugars, can help to reduce symptoms associated with anxiety and depression.

See “Jason Fung, MD” on this Blog for more information.

February 6, 2019

How Happy Works: New Research

Laughter May Be the Best Medicineā€¦For Brain Surgery

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