Sedentary Nation: The answers aren't found in the new millennium, they're in 1910: Sifu Slim's Guide to Getting Off the Sofa

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"Sedentary Nation" recalls pivotal moments of the history of physical movement. Despite modernism and the decreasing use of the physical body, the book shows how almost anyone can easily benefit from a program that has a payoff of improved health, youthful look and energy, better sleep, and clearer thinking without the physical toll and battle fatigue that often accompany other approaches to wellbeing and fitness.

Expanding on that, the author details how, as Chinese philosophy explains, you can change your thinking and the body will follow. By sharing knowledge and practices from those he respects the most and cites throughout the book, including Jack LaLanne and Bruce Lee, Sifu Slim describes his own journey of self-mastery. "Sedentary Nation" is the result of several hundred interviews and over a decade of research. It stands as both wellness guide for the busy, modern era and humorous memoir of a life spent living the wellness walk.

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What do electronic gadgets have to do with sedentary lifestyles?Answer: Everything.******You may be thinking that prostrate means lying face down. Itdoes. It also denotes "completely overcome and lacking vitality,will, or power to rise."1 People complain they are so wired and tiredthese days. Some of the sluggish don't even want to get up to goto the bathroom. Loads of people do admit they'll make the effortto move in the direction of the freezer and microwave. Exhaustionbreeds sedentism and sedentism itself breeds further sedentism.Sedentism also lends itself to excessive eating and drinking. ******We are programmed, and in fact we're adept, in consuming food andbeverages, especially the easy-chew food. Food marketers, foodscientists, and our own intensifying addictions easily arouse theimpulse-reward centers of the brain. The pursuit of food, and othernecessities like firewood, water, and shelter, is what kept us doingphysical movement for eons. Now, because of sedentary jobs andother "conveniences," we are no longer mandated to move.The majority of Westerners can spend more than eight hoursper day on digital electronic gadgets, both for work and play. ******What is the number of hours you log?The answers to many of the problems of inactivity, diet, lethargy,stress, and relationships are not easily found in the millennium.Yet they're readily observable in 1910, a time of movement inrelationship to food, family, and work.******The move to wellness is a journey, not a destination. This bookinvites you along for that journey.

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"There simply has to be a way to educate the masses, serving them up a repast of wellness. Enough downtime, yes. Good recreation, yes. Sifu Slim knows the recipe for success. Put 'Sedentary Nation' under your spouse's pillow and cook them up a new mindset."Gary Casaccio, M.D., Psychiatrist and longtime proponent of fitness and martial arts. Wheaton, IL******"I found Sedentary Nation extremely enlightening, entertaining, and a clear message of steps that each one of us must take if we want to reverse the epidemic of obesity, diabetes, and all of the other complications of an overfed and sedentary lifestyle."                Michael T. Murray, N.D.,  co-author of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine******"Contrary to most recommendations, here is a book you must put down! I couldn't wait to stop reading and start walking!"               Caspar Weinberger, Jr. Human Events Columnist and Lecturer, Maine******"Sifu Slim makes a good point when he reminds us the oldest human fossil was of a man on his back, frozen in a big, yawning stretch--contemplating leaving his cave at 5 A.M. to go out and dig up some grubs for breakfast. What Sifu Slim doesn't do in this book is skip the good humor."                A Unknown Comedian, laughing with you all from the hereafter, Cloud 9

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