A Superior Workout—Use More of Your Muscles
Lecture no. 15 from the course: Essentials of Tai Chi and Qigong
Taught by Professor David-Dorian Ross | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
How can the slow dance of tai chi compete with running or weightlifting as a workout? The secret is that tai chi activates many muscles at the same time, burning calories at a high rate. For the short form routine, practice Stand Up and Kick on the other side.