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Satoyama Mountain Biking

My son finally got a mountain bike. We often go Satoyama cycling, cycling in the countryside, but he had a regular bike before and it was a little difficult for him. This is his old bike. This one is much better. We don’t cycle on mountain trails, just regular flat country roads, but some roads …

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Satoyama Cycling in Summer

One great thing about Satoyama cycling is that the scenery changes a lot month by month. Rice has grown a lot more from May and rice fields are much greener now.

How to Lead a Long and Healthy Life Starting in Your 50s: Satoyama Cycling

How to Lead a Long and Healthy Life Starting in Your 50s: Satoyama Cycling. Cycling, in general, is a good exercise since you can incorporate it in your daily life. You can cycle to commute, you can cycle to go shopping. It is a good example of designing your lifestyle where you move a lot naturally. Try to cycle as much as possible when you go somewhere. It is very common in countries like Netherlands and Demark to cycle for commuting, and that is one of the elements to put them high in the happiness rankings.

How to Lead a Long and Healthy Life Starting in Your 50s: Exercise

How to Lead a Long and Healthy Life Starting in Your 50s: Exercise. Moving naturally in your daily life is a common element in Blue Zones. Gardening and walking are some of the daily natural movements. Therefore by working in your garden and going Satoyama walking, you can support your wellbeing.

A Secret of Ancient Japanese Martial Arts to Healthy Living

I just had a session with Dr. Hirai, an acupuncturist, a chiro, and a total bodyworker who is also a master of an ancient Japanese martial art. He is the one who introduced me to Nordic walking and told me about the posture. He comes to our house all the way from Fukuoka once every two months to give sessions to people in Hino.

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