It seems many individuals worldwide has decided to take up this particular exercise as their daily routine. This form of exercise has dated back to the early Chinese century and it still practice till this very day. What’s it you asked? the ancient practice of Tai Chi.
Though to some it may look slow in terms of pacing however, it actually does wonders to our health.
Tai Chi movements are steady and slow, shifting from one side to the other with coordinating upper body movements. Theses movements help the core regain balance and reduces the risk of falling in elderly.
2. Prevent Chronic Heart Failure
Research at Harvard Medical School and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that patients with chronic heart failure who regularly practiced tai chi experienced a better quality of life and mood, and that they slept better.
3. Relived Stress
The mellow rhythmic movements and breathing helps distract from a hectic lifestyle. The breathing coordination along with the hand eye movement is proven to promote calmness.
4. Better Breathing System
Breathing is one of the three parts of Tai Chi. The deep breathing helps treat respiratory alignments such as asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
By strengthening our muscles, we keep our joints stable and protected. Of course, we need our muscles to move and when we move, the muscles pump fluid and blood throughout the body, improving the functions not only of the organs and joints but also the entire body.