Our bodies are meant to move. When the leg muscles are stimulated by pointing and flexing the foot, or walking, for example, the blood moves from the lower extremities to our heart. The two muscles responsible for this upward movement of blood in the veins to the heart are the soleus muscle and the gastrocnemius or calf muscle. In fact, the soleus muscle is also called the secondary heart.
Sign Up for Emails
- Ageism is prejudice against our own future selves
- Love is in the air
- Sankulpa in the New Year!
- Healthy Morning Tea
- Anatomy Notes
- Living in Gratitude
- Samadhi at the Beach
- Low Stomach Acid Causes Heartburn (GERD), or Acid Reflux. Information about digesting the food you eat.
- Maple Spice Delicata Squash, Fennel and Kale Bowl
- Cauliflower with Cassoulet Beans and Capers