Falls are potentially fatal. Falling is a skill. If able-learn it. Get comfortable on the ground, one day you may end up there with no one to help you. The blue print provides a means to train the reflexive response to prevent a fall as well as the strength and technique for self rescue.
Mike has learned not to fear movement, but engage in it. Part of aging is not weakness and decline. We are always meant to be strong during all phases of life. Like others who have decided to act, Mike has observed that OS is not an exercise, but a simple life maintenance program.
Allows you to set up a reward system.
“If I follow the journal and complete ALL the training this month, I’ll treat myself to an upgrade in equipment or maybe some footwear.” Probably not a new chainsaw or $1500.00 ski rig. Keep the rewards small and associated with training.
While moving your body is good for you, stressing or ”loading” your body with bad movement patterns is not. Have you ever known someone who goes to the gym a lot but blows his back out picking up a 15-pound box off the ground? Remember, an injury does not have to manifest itself at the gym. It can happen anytime or anywhere which makes it even harder to explain why it happened.