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Peloton studio in London
One of Peloton's instructors, Adrian Williams (based in New York City) often uses the phrase, "Mobility is key to longevity." He is promoting running, strength training, cardio, and stretching. He does not instruct
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Other words come to mind when I think about mobility. Such words as creativity, flexibility, adaptability, and affability expand mobility. If they promote mobility, I believe they also enhance longevity. There is more to our lives than the physical attributes of maintaining a strong cardiovascular system. The realities of relationships, perspectives, exploration, and aptitude provide holistic functioning. Now more than ever, I sense we want to compartmentalize. Common phrases used for this are: echo chamber, silos, tribalism, and thought bubbles. Multiple streams of media and our ability to not only choose, but isolate our sources of influence fosters this segregation and in my opinion, degeneration of community.
Recently a member of the Hillsboro United Parish asked me to watch something on YouTube. The link was to, "Angel Band - Director's Cut." It was a representation of Tyler Childers' recent song of the same name. This was the Jubilee Edition. The video, lyrics, and my research of his life broadened my outlook in many
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I believe it is time to intentionally work ourselves (mind, body, spirit) into places that are uncomfortable. It is when we push ourselves a little further, when we realize some pain that growth occurs. This is not pain for the sake of pain. It is for the expansion of our mobility on multiple levels which will broaden and enhance each day. However, I want people to make their own choices. Dictating one way, one idea, one perspective as the proper or right one causes contraction not expansion. Calcification is not conducive to pliancy.
I plan to keep my Peloton streak intact while enjoying more expansion and insight into life!