The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer

Happy Lunar New Year

The New Year is beginning in many places around the world. Happy Lunar New Year on Feb 18th - Sheng Dan Kuai Le Xin Nian Yu Kuai. To my friends who prefer Cantonese Chinese - Sing Dan Fae Lok. Gung Hai Fat Choi. To family, readers, and friends in Thailand, Suk san wan pee mai. In India, the Maha Shivaratri fell on the night of February 16th this year. 'Ratri' is Sanskrit for night, and Shivarati is the night Shiva performed the Tandava Nrityathe, the dance of primordial creation.

In the first photo above, friends are sitting in full squat to light Sai Lanterns, that float slowly overhead by the hundreds like ethereal jellyfish. See fun posts that show why squatting is part of Fitness as a Lifestyle:
How to Save Knees When Squatting,
and More Fun Squatting
and Achilles Stretch in the Bathroom
and Bending Right is Fitness as a Lifestyle.

Happy bending, lifting, dancing, stretching, and reaching for exercise as a lifestyle. Follow this blog for simple things, new with each post, to easily make this new year a year of health.

Photos by Jolie
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Dr. Bookspan is an award-winning scientist whose goal is to make exercise easier and healthier.