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Tai Chi Mirrors the Benefits of Conventional Exercise in Adults with Central Obesity

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 22 June 2021
Tai Chi Mirrors the Benefits of Conventional Exercise in Adults with Central Obesity
The gentle meditative exercise of tai chi may be as beneficial as other more vigorous forms of activity when measuring central obesity. This study found that tai chi reduced waist circumference in middle-aged and older adults with abdominal obesity in a study done by investigators at the University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Chinese Academy of Sciences; and UCLA. As is well known, central obesity is a major manifestation of metabolic syndrome, including central obesi...
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