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How To Not Lose Muscle When Cutting

Have you ever lost muscle when trying to cut fat? I’m sure you have. Me too – years ago before I knew what I was doing. Despite what some would have …

Rachel Maddow is Flipping Out About Paper in DHS Candidate's Hands Outlining Presidential Agenda

All eyes are on the president-elect as he interviews candidates to join his upcoming White House cabinet.<p>On Sunday, Donald Trump met with Kansas's …

Amnesty International

Man in kimono excercising Martial Arts

Why Chinese exercises such as tai chi are so good for patients’ all-round health

Traditional Chinese exercises such as tai chi may improve the health and well-being of those living with heart disease, high blood pressure or …

Holistic Medicine

Chikung

Cheng Man Ching Instructing Push Hands

Here is a tai chi video showing Cheng Man Ching giving instruction in push hands to his students in New York during the 1960`s.<p>A very insightful …

Martial Arts

Bruce Lee’s Daughter Shares Her Father’s Philosophy of Learning

“Learning is discovering, uncovering what is there in us.”<p><i>“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life,”</i> Nietzsche wrote in his timeless treatise on education and the journey of becoming who you are. Albert Einstein, in a letter of advice to his young …

People practicing tai chi poolside

Let go / Lâcher prise

Taichi in real fight, the best one

Tai chi can help build strength, relieve pain

For people with chronic illnesses ranging from cancer to arthritis, tai chi exercises may improve walking, build strength and reduce pain, according to a new analysis of past research.<p>The slow and gentle movements of tai chi, a modified form of an ancient Chinese martial art, may be especially …

Tai Chi

The Forgotten (Female) Pioneers of Tai Chi in the West

Fightland Blog<p>Gerda Geddes (left). Photo courtesy of her daughter, Harriet Devlin / Sophia Delza (right). Photo courtesy of the NY Public Library<p>Gerda Geddes first encountered tai chi at dawn.<p>Walking the misty morning streets of Shanghai in 1949, she observed an old Chinese man performing slow, …

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Achy knees? Tai chi may work as well as — or better than — physical therapy

After pain medicine and before joint replacement, physical therapy is one of the few options used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee.<p>Might a viable alternative be the gentle flowing movements of tai chi, a mind-and-body practice that originated in China and involves balance, strength and …

Tai Chi

Tai Chi, Qigong and the Question, 'Who Am I?' 2

Tai Chi and Qigong are one way to pursue the question of "Who Am I?" Ultimately each of us has the challenge of finding our own path. The first time I did qigong I knew this was mine. It wasn't an intellectual decision.<p>Sri Ramana Maharshi who devoted his life to pursuing the spiritual question "Who …

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Can Tai Chi and Computer Games Treat Your ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms, such as having trouble paying attention, getting easily distracted, and impulsivity can lead to problems on a daily basis. ADHD is a condition that often begins in childhood and persists throughout adulthood. Currently, the most common …

Tai Chi

11 Surprising Habits Of Powerful People

Power gets a bad rap, but only because people pursue it for the wrong reasons. When power is pursued for the right reasons, it can be a tremendous force for good.<p>Niccolo Machiavelli spread the belief that people can only become powerful by exploiting the worst aspects of human nature. One of this …

Self-improvement