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A Superior Workout—Use More of Your Muscles

Lecture no. 15 from the course: Essentials of Tai Chi and Qigong

A Superior Workout—Use More of Your Muscles

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.


February 5, 2016
helping me so much to regain the strength and vitality i lost during the onset of my Fibromyalgia, from which I'm still recovering. Thank you for this series!! :)