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Exercise & Fitness
Tai chi offers similar benefits as conventional exercise
- By Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch
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An Introduction to Tai Chi
Mind-body exercises, such as tai chi and yoga, have been gaining popularity over the past few decades. This is not surprising, given the increasing number of studies on the positive effects of these gentler forms of exercise—everything from lowering blood pressure and managing depression to building strength and improving balance. There is even evidence that tai chi may help you live a longer, more vital life.