Massage is an excellent form of passive exercise. Massage is the practice of soft tissue manipulation with physical (anatomical), functional (physiological), and in it, some cases psychological purposes and goals. If correctly done on a bare body, it can be highly stimulating and invigorating. The general massage, dealing with all parts of the body, is highly beneficial in many ways. It tones up the nervous system, influences respiration and quickens the elimination of poisons and waste material from the body through the various eliminative organs such as the lungs, skin, kidneys and bowels. It also boosts blood circulation removes stiffness and metabolic processes. A massage removes facial wrinkles, helps to fill out hollow cheeks and neck and eases stiffness, sore muscles and numbness.