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What to expect first time in a Tai Chi Class

What to expect first time in a Tai Chi Class

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Once the decision is made to experience a new form of movement and being, questions and self-doubt may arise about individual capabilities or fear of ridicule or failure. This is exactly what Tai Chi isn’t about. What is Tai Chi? Tai Chi is actually a martial arts routine or exercise meaning “supreme ultimate force” practiced as an internal art of health", according to the International Taoist Tai Chi Society. There has been a resurgence of interest in the West due not only to an aging population, but to the longstanding known benefits of Tai Chi. The ancient art has been studied and medicine laudis its benefits for balance and stress, and for patients in varying states of recovery. Founded by Master Moy Lin-shin the International Taoist Tai Chi Society is a volunteer non-profit o
Exercise and lose weight using metal detecting finds and prospecting

Exercise and lose weight using metal detecting finds and prospecting

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Metal detecting finds - Metal detecting or using a coin detector is a cost-effective, fun, and entertaining hobby that the entire family can participate in. While this hobby will provide loads of excitement each time an object is detected, it will get the family “out of the house” and provide some good outdoor exercise for everyone with metal detecting finds. Metal Detecting and Fitness with Coin Detector It’s amazing how much walking can be done by using coin detector. Staying busy at this hobby can provide at least a mile of walking each time you’re out, and you will surely “break a sweat” if you really work at it. Not only will you be walking, but if you are searching on a good place, you will constantly bend and stretch to dig your relics with the coin detector. This is al
Energy healing for the Root Chakra

Energy healing for the Root Chakra

Health
The root chakra (muladhara) is located at the bottom of the spine and is associated with the color red. The foundation of the root chakra is grounding. It connects us to the earth. A strong root chakra elicits courage, will power and the strength to find one's purpose in life. The root chakra brings us life force energy. When Energy is Low When chakras become blocked, there are many physical and emotional signs that present themselves. A blockage in this chakra inhibits exploration of full potential and the ability to live life enthusiastically. Here are some indications of low energy in the root chakra: being anemic feeling tired coming down with a cold experiencing a feeling of being chilled lacking self-confidence maintaining a low level of enthusiasm Ways to Bring ...
Staying Motivated to Lose Weight

Staying Motivated to Lose Weight

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Almost anyone following a weight loss program has encountered the dreaded plateau: a time when weight loss slows down or stops as the body adjusts to new exercise and eating habits. Here are some tips for dealing with a plateau without losing weight loss motivation. Review the Reasons for Losing Weight Keeping a list of reasons for why the dieter wants to lose weight can be a terrific tool for weight loss motivation. The reasons may be a special occasion, a health concern, general fitness, or more enjoyment of life. Dieters should keep their list handy, so they can review it easily when temptation strikes. Food Journal to Get Back on Track for Weight Loss Sometimes breaking through a weight loss plateau can be as simple as monitoring food intake more closely. Recording ever...
Natural Protein As The Basis Of Healthy Nutrition

Natural Protein As The Basis Of Healthy Nutrition

Featured, Health
Yoga has become a part of many people’s life. It’s not just a lifestyle, but also a philosophy and a way to keep one’s body toned. You can often hear yoga is one of the most fashionable forms of exercise, as well as it is possible to change your body shape with the help of given practice. However, yoga is not just a physical practice that, obviously, has a good effect on a person’s life, but also a healthy way of living. Natural Protein And Its Benefits If you are into Buddhist philosophy, are interested in yoga and its forms, including Hatha, Karma and Bhakti yoga, you will definitely wonder which diet you should choose in order to keep your mind and body pure, active, and healthy. Most of the Yogis quit eating meat, since the philosophy salutes nonviolence in all its forms. So
How to Get Fit, Stay Healthy, Live Happy

How to Get Fit, Stay Healthy, Live Happy

Health
Eat 5 Portions of Fruit and Vegetables a Day Fruit and vegetables are good for you, we all know that, but eating 5 portions of different fruit and vegetables a day will significantly improve your health. The World Health Organization recommends increasing fruit and vegetable intake to help combat obesity, and evidence shows it also helps to lower the risk of cancer and coronary heart disease by 20%. Fruit and vegetables are tasty, nutritious, packed full of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants and can help to fill you up. One portion is approximately 400g, equivalent to 1 apple, 3 heaped tablespoons of cooked sweet corn, a bowl of salad leaves or a glass of fresh fruit juice. Aim to get a variety of different fruit and vegetables into your diet each day, for instance by adding ch...