Dr. Movement, a Yang physician, is Paul Chek’s addition to Hippocrates 3 inner doctors. Over the course of history, humans have become more and more sedentary. We no longer have to hunt and gather just to feed ourselves, and most of us aren’t working in the fields growing our own food either. Our jobs and careers require us to sit most of the day in front of computer screens, and the daily demands of our life often keep us from any kind of beneficial physical movement.

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Daily movement is not just simply necessary for keeping a trim figure or decreasing the risk of heart disease. In fact, it’s necessary to get nutrients to and through our body, to move waste out of our bodies and to generate emotional stability and mental clarity.

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Dr. Movement is there to show you the way to acquire more life force and how to move it into action so that you can truly experience and enjoy life.

If Dr. Diet is the energy manufacturer and Dr. Quiet is the energy manager, Dr. Movement is the energy transporter. Your body is, in many ways, one big system of pumps, and the more mobile you are, the more active those pumps will be, driving nutrition to each and every cell. Dr. Movement is also an important support to your waste management system, not only helping to remove the leftovers from your last meal, but flushing damaged and dead tissues from injuries.

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In those capacities, you’ll know when Dr. Movement is telling you that you aren’t getting enough activity when you begin experiencing the following symptoms:

  • Poor metabolism
  • Poor digestion
  • Chronic muscle and joint pain
  • Difficulty recovering from injuries
  • Lack of flexibility in the body
  • Constipation
  • Poor body shape and tone − over or under-weight
  • Feeling sluggish, apathetic and generally unmotivated
  • Tired all the time

If you’re familiar with these problems, Dr. Movement is reminding you that your body is designed to be active. To be exact, it’s not just that we’re all designed to handle activity, but that our health requires that we move.

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A little working-in will go a LONG way towards resolving the symptoms I’ve listed above.

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