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[Link] The Unyoga Manifesto

6 Post author: SquirrelInHell 04 August 2017 09:24PM

Comments (6)

Comment author: SquirrelInHell 04 August 2017 09:27:05PM 3 points [-]

Not directly related to rationality, but this approach should help with exercise akrasia (the post is about yoga, but generalizes to other forms of exercise), and that's always on topic.

Comment author: RomeoStevens 05 August 2017 05:59:07AM 5 points [-]

Doing yoga improved my rationality skills. If I were rewriting optimal exercise I'd add a section titled Retraining your Broken CNS.

Comment author: NancyLebovitz 04 August 2017 11:52:52PM 2 points [-]

You would probably like this blog.

http://www.moveandbefree.com/blog

Comment author: SquirrelInHell 05 August 2017 10:03:21AM 1 point [-]

Thanks!

Comment author: chaosmage 09 August 2017 08:06:32AM 1 point [-]

I like this a lot, especially the beginning. Concise, clear and true. And the bit about the difficulty of following subtle gradients is particularly well put.

I'd like you to flesh this out more, especially because the title "manifesto" leads readers to expect more substance. Maybe add examples, or thoughts on group vs. solitary practice, or considerations about yoga for kids and yoga for seniors, and in each case make very clear what you think isn't helpful and what you think is.

Comment author: SquirrelInHell 12 August 2017 08:09:13AM 0 points [-]

I sort of take pride in having written a post called "manifesto" which is not at all like a manifesto :) One point I'm trying to make is that there is no "right way" to do things here, so of course the advice ends up rather open-ended.