How Much Exercise Do You Really Do?

How much exercise do you really do?  Most of us would probably admit that we could do more, if we had the time and the inclination!  We are, apparently, a nation on couch potatoes with 8 in 10 of us being fat!  We no longer walk anywhere, preferring to have our shopping delivered from supermarkets…

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Tai chi helps older adults get good night’s sleep

Tai chi: Improved stress reduction, balance, agility for all The ancient art of tai chi uses gentle flowing movements to reduce the stress of today’s busy lifestyles and improve health. Find out how to get started.

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The effect of tai chi exercise on blood pressure: a systematic review

Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Osher Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA. gyeh@hms.harvard.edu

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Tai Chi Boosts Immunity, Improves Physical Health in Seniors

In what is believed to be the first study of its kind conducted in the United States, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have shown that behavioral interventions and integrative exercise programs such as tai chi can have a direct, positive effect on the immune system in older adults.

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Tai Chi strengthens your breathing

1) When you first start doing Tai Chi your breathing tends to be quite shallow and the regulation of the breath allows it to deepen naturally. However, once you have been doing the Tai Chi form for approximately a year, your breathing will have slowed markedly. By so doing it requires you to perform the…

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