Just ask anyone whose job demands a uniform sturdy enough to stand up to daily rigor and activity - the shoes are just as important as the clothes.
However, doctoral degrees involve a great deal of research and work no matter how they're obtained, and plenty of distance programs provide rigor and structure at levels that are comparable to on-site universities.
In addition to helping you strengthen, tone and lengthen your body, yoga also provides practitioners with a calm and relaxing mental space in which to let go of the stress and rigor of daily life.
A jacket isn't meant to withstand the rigor of harsh winter weather, and as such is unlikely to provide much comfort in the face of, say, a snowstorm.
After death the position of the body may or may not be flexed; usually rigor mortis develops rapidly.
M ` Taggart, who closes his acute Studies in Hegelian Cosmology (rigor) with " the possibility of finding, above all knowledge and volition, one all-embracing unity, which is only not true, only not good, because all truth and all goodness are but distorted shadows of its absolute perfection- ` das Unbegreifliche, weil es der Begriff selbst ist.'
"He'd been dead for at least two days, then, long enough for rigor to set in and the body to start releasing gases," Wynn said.
Fibrin, produced from fibrinogen by a ferment, is a jelly-like substance, coagulable by heat, alcohol, &c. The muscle-albumins include " myosin " or paramyosinogen, a globulin, which by coagulation induces rigor mortis, and the closely related " myosinogen " or myogen; myoglobulin and myoalbumin are also found in muscles.
The cardiac contractions become irregular, the ventricle assumes curious shapes - "hour-glass," &c. - becomes very pale and bloodless, and finally the heart stops in a state of spasm, which shortly afterwards becomes rigor-mortis.
Pop. (rigor), 1705.