Body, Mind and Sport (paperback,
250 pages) is a best-selling book of health and holistic fitness
through Ayurveda. It is published by Harmony/Crown in seven languages
with forewords by Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova. Ayurveda
holds three primary keys to prevention of disease -- exercise with
proper breathing, a proper individualized diet, and a lifestyle in
harmony with nature. Body, Mind and Sport covers each of these and more in easy-to-read detail.
eighty percent of Americans do not exercise regularly, and ten million
are exercising less today than just three years ago. Yes, people are
very busy, but the real reason for this exercise apathy is that they do
not enjoy it -- people find time to do the things they enjoy. Dr.
Douillard teaches people how to enjoy exercise, probably for the first
time ever, as well as reap the most important health benefits not
available in other exercise programs.
on individual body types, certain activities are selected, and the
Body-Mind-Sport (BMS) training begins, teaching people how to deal with
their stressful lives and jobs from a calm center -- the "eye of the
hurricane" -- using exercise as the training model. BMS research has
proven that people can take a meditation state or relaxation state
coherent brain wave pattern into maximal level exercise on a regular
basis. This means that the elusive "zone" or "runner's high" is now
available to anyone even while walking around the block. This makes
exercise fun, euphoric and safe as you learn to listen to your body, and
to know exactly how much exercise is good for you and how much more is
harmful. Most importantly, this calm experience in the midst of
stressful situations is carried with you into daily life.
Check out this Interview with Dr. Douillard on his book Body, Mind Sport:
The Zen of "the Zone": How to Breathe the Right Way when You're Working Out