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Monday, November 21, 2016

Pounding On The Pavement Leads To The Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

We know many biohackers and aging Baby Boomers who have done a variety of sports and activities on dryland all their lives...and are now taking up swimming, both in the pool and open water.

From running and pounding on the pavement to high-impact aerobics and weight training, many individuals begin to experience the impact of these activities on their joints and skeletal structure over the decades. An increasing number of athletes and non-athletes are finding their way to the water, whether it is in the warm chlorinated water of a pool or the dynamic nature of open bodies of water.

Dr. Wallace J. Nichols created The Blue Mind Rx: Water Is Medicine. "Eventually, gravity takes its toll and catches up to most of us. It's then that we lean on water most.

If we have lived the first five ages of water well and fully, we know how to do this instinctively and safely. For some, it's all new.

Health professionals are beginning to recognize the importance of wild waters as medicine for all people. But as our population ages, that simple idea becomes ever more important. That's why we created the The Blue Mind Rx Statement to be endorsed and shared

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