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Dramatically improve mobility, agility, strength, and stamina for everyday people and athletes looking for an edge. Based on the tried and true methodology of body weight exercises this workout, along with a solid meal plan, is all you need for a long and healthy life.
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4 REAL BENEFITS TO FITNESS
Tai Chi reduce stress and has a beneficial effect on many conditions, from sore backs to mental health issues. The many stories of improvement to health and quality of life from people of all ages are very true. These arts also have a profoundly beneficial effect on deeper health issues such as MS or Parkinson’s Disease or problems resulting from traumatic injury.
Tai chi can improve both lower-body strength and upper-body strength. When practiced regularly, tai chi can be comparable to resistance training and brisk walking. “Although you aren’t working with weights or resistance bands, the unsupported arm exercise involved in tai chi strengthens your upper body,” says internist Dr. Gloria Yeh, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. “Tai chi strengthens both the lower and upper extremities and also the core muscles of the back and abdomen.”
Tai chi improves balance and reduces falls. Proprioception, the ability to sense the position of one’s body in space, declines with age. Tai chi helps train this sense, which is a function of sensory neurons in the inner ear and stretch receptors in the muscles and ligaments. Tai chi also improves muscle strength and flexibility, which makes it easier to recover from a stumble. Fear of falling can make you more likely to fall; some studies have found that tai chi training helps reduce that fear.
When you are looking for a big calorie burn, tai chi may not come to mind. Although the movements are performed in a slow, controlled manner, the exercise system actually burns a fair number of calories. During one hour of Tai Chi training the calorie burn is around 300!