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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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5 Easy At-Home Exercises for Seniors

5 Easy At-Home Exercises for Seniors

Exercise is good for everyone, including seniors. Here are 5 easy at-home exercises for seniors. Posted: 11/28/2018 3:36 PM by Interim HealthCare Exercise is good for everyone, including seniors. In fact, research shows it can help stave off the mobility problems that can interfere with independence, not to mention […] Click here to view original web page at www.krdo.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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Lifelong Learning provides Opportunities for Older Adults to Live Well and Age Well

Lifelong Learning provides Opportunities for Older Adults to Live Well and Age Well

"Your brain and your spirit crave learning opportunities your entire life." At every stage of life, people are drawn to a community of peers for recreation, socializing, support and learning together. Children have school and recreational activities. Young adults have "hangouts." Middle-aged adults may find these relationships in the […] Click here to view original web page at www.chicagotribune.com

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Feasibility and outcome of an individualized Tai Chi program for improving balance and strength in the elderly: A pilot study.

Authors: Sung WH, Liu CC, Wei SH, Chuang LR, Chuang E, Wang KA, Wang JC Abstract BACKGROUND: Traditional Tai Chi is too complex for most elderly individuals. There have been few reports regarding the development of simplified Tai Chi programs to suit the physical needs of elderly adults. However, […] Click here to view original web page at neuroscience.berkeley.edu

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London calling for Bourne Tai chi guru

London calling for Bourne Tai chi guru

A Morton engineer turned two-time British Tai chi champion and teacher was in the heart of the corridors of power for an event designed to look at ageing in a different way. Ray Pawlett, 50, and his father Alan, in his late 70s, were invited to the Houses of […] Click here to view original web page at www.stamfordmercury.co.uk

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For 50 years, Oak Park Senior Center has helped Stockton seniors stay young at heart

For 50 years, Oak Park Senior Center has helped Stockton seniors stay young at heart

Hide caption Hide caption Hide caption Alice Fruits no longer drives, but she still makes it from her west Stockton home to the Oak Park Senior Center a few times a week. It’s a tradition. Fruits, 95, has been attending the facility for lunch and dances for more than […] Click here to view original web page at www.recordnet.com

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Tai Chi for Beginners Young and Old

Tai Chi for Beginners Young and Old

Do you want to learn all about Tai Chi for beginners? Tai Chi focuses on specific postures which work to enhance energy flow throughout the body. It releases stress both in the mind and throughout the body and helps to improve the smoothness and flexibility within the joints. All […] Click here to view original web page at www.yourtherapysource.com

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Area tai chi teacher honored for inclusive arts efforts

Area tai chi teacher honored for inclusive arts efforts

At CitySpace in Charlottesville on Monday, Hiromi Johnson is awarded the fifth annual Arts Award from the Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund for her efforts in promoting the art form of tai chi A Charlottesville tai chi instructor on Monday was awarded the fifth annual Arts Award from the […] Click here to view original web page at Area tai ...

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Exercise for Knee Health – Is Tai Chi lower impact than walking? The answer will surprise you.

Tai Chi is often characterized as “low impact” exercise. Keeping exercise “low impact” can be important for many reasons – injury, age, body weight, illness. For the millions of adults who suffer from the pain of knee osteoarthritis (OA), low impact exercise is especially recommended to  maintain strength and function. Article and Image courtesy of chicagotaichi.org  

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