SOMA is the body as distinguished by the mind, TYPING is a classification process; somatyping was created by a psychologist in the 1940′s and is a truthful and effective way to understand your unique genetic factors in body and mind to fine tune your health and well-being.
The recession is ON and we all feel the pinch in our pockets, yet how many of us are feeling the pinch of our waistbands as we squeeze into last years jeans? Austere times are calling for us to reconsider our monetary systems, perhaps we should be reconsidering our life style and personal values too.
As a guy that cycles, massages, strength trains and talks until the organic cows come home – my body is under constant physical stress. I daily advocate to my clients to eat well and include exercise as an integral part of their personal body-mind wellness routine.
I just read an article stating that one can increase their chances of dementia as one increases their waistline; yet another statistic informing the world that we really do have to STOP eating the junk and start accepting responsibility for our health and well being, yet how?
I know the importance of a ‘clean’ protein diet as I’m constantly cycling, massaging and running (literally) around. Eggs have always made me feel good; they sate a hungry appetite, they’re full of essential minerals and vitamins, including vitamin D which is one of the most important vitamins to maintain during the winter months and those essential amino acids will keep you nicely lean.
We live in an era of a ‘Body Aesthetic Tyranny’- it’s the fashion of our time.
Self-acceptance, acceptance of others and understanding that fat and fit have equal roles within our wondrous and complex society is the intelligent way for us to approach our collective health and well being.
This Wiki quote on the effects of exercise got me thinking, “Physical exercise has been shown to benefit a wide range of mammals, as well as salmon, crocodiles and one species of bird. However, several studies have shown that lizards display no benefit from exercise, leading them to be termed “metabolically inflexible” “.