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Effects of Bafa Wubu and He-Style Tai Chi on Physical Fitness of Overweight Male University Students

A study performed by Chinese and Thai scientists and published in January by the journal Public Library of Science One aimed to compare the effects of 12-week Bafa Wubu Tai…

How Tai Chi Helps the Well-being of Older People

The journal BMC geriatrics reported a new study that investigated the effects of Tai Chi exercise on subjective well-being in older people. The participants were randomly assigned to an experimental…

Holistic Frailty Prevention: The Promise of Tai Chi and Yoga

Aging is characterized by fundamental cellular and molecular hallmarks that result in physiologic decline of most body systems. This may culminate in frailty, a state of decreased reserve. Because frailty…

Tai Chi and Other Mind-Body Practice for Family Caregivers’ Subjective Well-Being

Informal caregiving has been associated with higher stress and lower levels of subjective well-being. Mind-body practices including yoga, Tai Chi, and Pilates also incorporate stress-reducing activities. A joint study by…