High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
So I've been doing pretty good about logging everything I eat/drink, but today my hubby gave me a couple of sips of special coffee (not sure what all was in it, but it was definitely not black coffee). Not sure how to log that in.. 😕... Read more
I'm really glad to start doing the Deanne Love Hula Hooping workout videos! :) i've lost seven pounds so far just regular hula hooping and the workout videos just take it to a new level! :)... Read more
Ugh I am half way done with my workout.....still walking and it is so hot. Had to wear a thicker tee because dumb dumb, me, forgot a bra. The heat and humidity, plus the tee, plus the no bra makes this difficult lol.... Read more
I am fairly new here. I been doing this for a week now. I love how I can track my food and exercise, and my goals. I enjoy reading all the positive post it encourages me to keep going. I have lost 1 lb. this week my goal is 40 lbs.... Read more
I have really stayed focus on this journey since I started Tai Chi. Now when I get a craving, I do tai chi for ten minutes before I react to the craving. Not only do I feel better, most times I am past the craving and don't need it.306... Read more
Tai Chi has become an increasingly popular form of exercise for all age groups, but current research has shown how it can be especially beneficial for older individuals. This graceful sequence of gentle, flowing movement combines physical... Read more
Contest closed. The winner is:KMKUCKCongratulations!Yoga, walking, and meditation are all great ways to rejuvenate the body, but sometimes it's fun to switch up your relaxation routine a bit. That's why we were so excited when we came across... Read more
we started learning about and doing tai chi just today in the " Sharing the journey" team.
If you are interested in checking it out go to www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messagebo ard_thread.asp?board=27086x61293x61850131 hope you give us a p... Read more
Water Tai Chi – Slow movements
1. Sweep Arms. Stand with feet apart, elbows bent by side, wrists loose and sweep arms to left and right while twisting body same direction, eyes on outside hand. Breath.
2. Stand with feet apart, bend at kn... Read more
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