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The Best Exercises for People with Heart Problems

The Best Exercises for People with Heart Problems

You don’t have to stop exercising just because you have a heart problem. In fact, it’s better for many heart patients to keep moving with these exercises! Every year 610,000 people die from heart disease. That’s about one of every four deaths in America. Heart disease is one of […] Click here to view original web page at www.care2.com

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Discover the benefits of the ancient art of Tai Chi

Discover the benefits of the ancient art of Tai Chi

Considered for centuries to be the cultural treasure of China, Tai Chi has now become a gift to the entire world. Tai Chi is based upon a profound body of principles, theories and techniques. Chen style Tai Chi was created by Chen Wangting, a 17th century royal guard. Shrouded […] Click here to view original web page at www.advertiser.ie

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When it comes to longevity, we should look to the East, not the West

When it comes to longevity, we should look to the East, not the West

This story is part of What Happens Next , our complete guide to understanding the future. Read more predictions about the Future of Aging . The longevity era has arrived—and it looks different to your grandparents’ generation. If you’re 65 years old today and living in a developed country, […] Click here to view original web page at www.msn.com

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University of Leeds student on the benefits of Tai Chi at Sue Ryder hospice

University of Leeds student on the benefits of Tai Chi at Sue Ryder hospice

Andy Bradshaw. A PhD student volunteering for a Leeds hospice has used his experience at the facility as part of his research into the benefits of Tai Chi in care environments. University of Leeds’ Andy Bradshaw has been helping in the day therapy unit at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, […] Click here to view original web page at www.yorkshirepost.co.uk

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Helping the mind, body and spirit

Helping the mind, body and spirit

INNISFAIL – More and more people today are taking up tai chi to help improve their overall health and well-being. Innisfail residents are joining in. “We had been hearing for years about people experiencing a variety of health benefits from doing tai chi,” said Donna-Marie McKinnon, a volunteer instructor […] Click here to view original web page at www.innisfailprovince.ca

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How to use qigong meditation to harness the healing energy of your body

How to use qigong meditation to harness the healing energy of your body

Pin It There are tons of different healing modalities: crystals , essential oils , yoga, meditation. One you may not have heard about yet? Qigong (pronounced chee-gun ). The mind-body practice similar to tai chi is an ancient healing practice that is not often buzzed about in wellness circles, […] Click here to view original web page at www.wellandgood.com

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What Do the Revised Physical Activity Guidelines Mean for You?

What Do the Revised Physical Activity Guidelines Mean for You?

With Admiral Brett P. Giroir, MD, Tim Church, MD, PhD , and Jennifer S. Lee, MD, PhD If you find yourself lounging around in your pajamas all weekend not realizing it doesn’t take much to make a difference; there’s good news! And we all need a bit of good […] Click here to view original web page at www.endocrineweb.com

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7 of the Best Kept Healthy Habits From the Far East

7 of the Best Kept Healthy Habits From the Far East

Thousands of years before modern medicine, the civilizations of the Far East began developing health and medicinal practices still in use today. Centuries later, the ancient customs continue to permeate Eastern cultures. You can still see people harnessing their “Qi” in the park as their ancestors did. While, first-timers […] Click here to view original web page at www.goodnet.org

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The Best Ways to Manage Stress with Little Time

The Best Ways to Manage Stress with Little Time

Stress is something that everyone deals with at some point, but the American Psychological Association reports that it is on the rise. In 2011, 44% of Americans indicated that their stress levels had risen over the past five years . More Americans reported feeling extreme levels of stress in […] Click here to view original web page at www.daimanuel.com

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Tai chi, the winner at warding off falls

News briefs Image: © kali9/Getty Images Exercising is one of the best ways to ward off falls. But which type of exercise helps most? A small randomized controlled trial — the gold standard in research — found that tai chi is the winner. The study was published online Sept. […] Click here to view original web page at www.health.harvard.edu

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