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Tai Chi & Chi-kung for rehabilitation

Could Tai Chi offer the same benefits as more vigorous exercise?

 

Could Tai Chi offer the same benefits as more vigorous exercise?

We all know that exercise is beneficial for our health, but many of us don’t really enjoy working up a sweat, while others simply can’t. However, recent evidence suggests there may be a surprising solution: tai chi. Practised for centuries, its slow and graceful movements are reported to be good for both body and mind. But could doing something so gentle really be as effective as a bout of more vigorous exercise?
We all know that exercise is beneficial for our health, but many of us don’t really enjoy working up a sweat, while others simply can’t. However, recent evidence suggests there may be a surprising solution: tai chi. Practised for centuries, its slow and graceful movements are reported to be good for both body and mind. But could doing something so gentle really be as effective as a bout of more vigorous exercise? (less...)
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