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Health and Tai Chi Chuan

Jun 19, 2008
Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese martial arts and though has existed many thousand years, some still doubt the benefits of this exercise.

It is totally acceptable that people still doubt the martial arts.

Hopefully, this little essay will point out a few of the basic health benefits that the system offers and will hopefully clear up a number of the misconceptions.

Now, in order to understand the positives that tai chi has to offer one must examine the relationship between the art and its emphasis on increased oxygen capacity.

While doing the Tai Chi, the main focus is on the control of breathing.

Usually, the breathing exercises involve a great deal of deep and long breathing combined with arm movements that help open up the lung so that complete capacity of the lungs will be reached and they will be allowed to fill up with air.

Now, some may not see the value of deep breathing, but the value there are a host of effects that impact the body when oxygen enters it because oxygen does a great deal for the body that many people do not realize.

Are you aware that oxygen has a part to play in weight loss? While you cannot loose weight just by doing Tai Chi, this exercise can certainly help you in the burning of calorie.

And by expanding the amount of oxygen that is taken into the lungs the ability for the lungs to expand their cardiovascular conditioning will greatly increase.

This is no different than sprinting to improve cardio conditioning.

But these 2 are very different as Tai Chi is much lover impact as compared to sprinting.

In short, Tai Chi benefits are many and you will slowly discover them as you practise this art.
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