Dear friends, at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, thousands of people played with the Chinese tai Chi. Traditional Chinese sport has gained popularity worldwide. Taijiquan is one of the types of Wushu. It not only improves health, but also prevents disease.
Taijiquan is one of the forms of Chinese Wushu fight. This sport includes elements of health, education, spiritual power and the regulation of the internal energy “qi”. The movements of Taijiquan are controlled by thought, are smooth and full of power.
56-year-old pensioner Zhang suffers from insomnia. Six months ago she began
to practise Taijiquan. Now her health is much improved. That’s what she said:
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Strike exercise on stress and obesity?
Bender: “Strike rally
off-road and sloppiness”
I. Ilf, E. Petrov,
“The Golden calf”, part 1, Chapter VI
If cage the elephant read the inscription
“Buffalo,” don’t believe your eyes.
As one of the epigraphs to this Chapter, the author has chosen to call famous literary character, which became a classic. Note that this character wanted one blow (the rally) to end immediately with two evils (road system and sloppiness). And we with you, dear reader, try one blow (physical activity) to end with two troubles: the impact of stress on the body and obesity (completeness).
The reader may recall that in previous chapters we have tried to overcome obesity by increasing physical activity and found that such attempts are usually unsuccessful.
However, even at the highest scientific level, one can often read Continue reading
Flexibility is one of the basic motor qualities – associated with the elasticity of muscles, ligaments, joint mobility, with age, the flexibility is lost that has more to do with the aging process. “As long as the spine is flexible, young man, but disappears as soon as flexibility – people get older,” said the Indian yoga. Indeed, neither the strength nor endurance, nor the speed does not decrease with age so much as flexibility. Regular Yoga will not only help to maintain flexibility, but to some extent to develop it at any age.
One of the beauties of yoga is that it opens the door in front of everyone, at any age. Never too late to start. Therefore, there is no harm to anyone from yoga, and there is no excuse not to do it. But how helpful it could only be understood by practicing it. “Young, old, sick and weak – all can turn to yoga and to benefit by means of constant practice. Success is achieved by one who is engaged, not the one who is not engaged”.
Soft impact. Muscle tone
The difference from a regular yoga Continue reading