Published: 06/26/2014 - Updated: 04/28/2016
Author: K. Laura Garcés G
Are you sick often? Do you feel your body weak? Do you have a disease that cannot stop? The practice of Tai-chi can be the natural solution. This ancient practice is a low impact exercise which has a long list of health benefits that you can only notice if you decide to practice.
This martial art was born in China and is considered an alternative health practice because it proposes a series of movements in which not only the physical body but our mind works, where are conceived virtually all diseases and states of anxiety, nervousness involved, tensions, fears, etc.., which affect, without realizing it, our internal systems and organs, wearing them over time and causing a long list of health problems that later may become chronic.
Tai chi involves body movements while it develops a full and concentrated attention on the present moment, which helps the body begins to release energy and even get emotionally balanced, because the organs and systems begin to relieve accumulated tension. The mind has a powerful influence on our physical body, taking medication cannot replace the natural way for the body to find its balance and well-being, it is imperative for humans to take importance of their mental and emotional states for health can really get to recover completely. It is known for this as the art of meditation in motion, which is a way to help fully.
Here are the benefits of Tai Chi on health
Discharge tension in joints, which helps to drain accumulated tension in these areas who come to cause joint diseases such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, muscle strains, tears, or lumbar back pain, neck pain, pain when moving, etc. toxins.
Enables a very beneficial circulation in the body, which is essential for organs and tissues to get nourished in minerals and vitamins needed in addition to oxygenate and help mobilize fat and harmful waste substances accumulated mainly in the blood and intestines .
It is a low impact exercise which allows people who cannot or like to do high-impact exercise, a way to regain your health with simple, rhythmic, smooth and concentrated movements. This is important for those suffering from heart and cannot speed it up too much, or those with injuries that do not allow them to jump or move more violently. Being a low-impact exercise allows the mind to be placed in a concentrated form which helps undoubtedly so one can find a moment of peace while the body mobilizes discharge.
Tai-chi helps strengthen our immune system as it helps activate internal organs such as the intestines and spleen, which are deeply related to the immune system. An immune system depends on a body that does not concentrate high amounts of stress so this purifies toxins and can properly absorb nutrients. The Tai-chi works in all these activities, helping the body from getting sick, to preventing infection and more.
This is a practice that certainly has very positive effects in cases of fibromyalgia, back pain, joint problems, lung problems, indigestion, disorders, liver and kidney disease, circulation problems or heart, acne or skin problems, etc., and people who often have anxiety, anguish, fear, nervousness, insomnia, etc.., and to rejuvenate the entire body.
It is strongly recommended in the elderly as it helps to prevent blood pressure, strengthens muscles and increases vitality and rejuvenation of organs and systems, relieves muscle and chronic pains, and helps to better balance and movement.
Recommended when practicing Tai-chi
Finding a good trainer and using comfortable clothing is recommended, and that this practice is outdoors in the early morning is ideal. Try to focus on things that will produce peace and joy, focus on happy thoughts while practicing and slowly move your body. You will see the wonder refreshing feeling after a session.
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