“I need to start exercising in the New Year,” she said.
This comment caught me off guard. It came from a 60-something student who, in my opinion, was already in great shape for her age.
She had already healed herself from chronic pain using qigong, and now she was adding tai chi to her regimen. Despite doing zero Western exercise, she was getting stronger, increasing her flexibility and improving her mobility.
And yet, despite all of this, she didn’t feel like she was exercising.
In this video blog, I’ll talk about why I believe qigong absolutely counts as exercise.
Whether you are an athlete who wants to maximize your performance or a couch potato who wants to exercise more — this video will answer your questions about whether or not qigong, and also tai chi, count as exercise.
Some of the topics covered include:
- The science on health and exercise
- Why Westerners feel guilty about exercising
- High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
- Low-Intensity Steady State (LISS)
- Where qigong fits in
- The master key for healthier habits
- Mobility and qigong