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Four T’ai Chi Weight Loss Tips

It’s a well-known fact regular T’ai Chi practice will bring enormous benefits to your overall health and fitness levels.

When T’ai Chi becomes a regular part of your life, you should notice it helps with any weight loss goals you want to achieve. But relying on T’ai Chi alone to lose weight is not a good strategy.

It would be far better to have a goal of reducing weight using other methods as well.

Here are four simple ideas you can combine with your T’ai Chi to make a big impact on your overall health and fitness journey…

1) Eat healthier foods.

Let’s face it, we all love our food and there are some things we simply don’t want to give up. But you don’t have to deny yourself things you love, just eat the healthier options available on the shelves.

No matter what your favourite food, you can bet there is a low calorie version of it somewhere. So if you’re serious about losing weight, then at least try some of the healthier alternatives in your diet.

2) Try to walk as often as possible.

It might mean getting off the bus a couple of stops short of your destination, leaving the car at home and walking to nearby shops etc, or getting out more in your free time and walking long distances.

Walking is an excellent partner to T’ai Chi training as it burns calories slowly and is a very impact exercise. Give it a go and watch the weight melt away as you enjoy fresh air out in the open!

3) Drink plenty of water.

The body is made up of 90% water. In effect, we’re a big bag of water on legs, so it makes perfect sense to keep that bag full up at all times.

Water is essential for transporting blood around the body and carrying minerals and other nutrients to the muscles and joints as we carry out our T’ai Chi Forms. It helps us sweat and keeps us cool when we get hot. So keep drinking as much water as you can to help your body function when it’s working and recover easier when you rest.

4) Cut down on the amount of food you eat.

It’s a well-known fact we all tend to eat more food than we actually need to function properly. So it’s a good idea to cut down on your portions and eat less.

By doing this, you won’t feel so bloated and uncomfortable after a meal. Aim to slowly reduce the size of the portions on your plate so it doesn’t seem like a punishment!

So I hope you can see these four sensible weight reducing tips can have a great impact on your overall health. By applying common sense you can reduce your weight and enjoy your T’ai Chi a whole lot more!

To find out how you can improve your health, fitness and understanding of T’ai Chi in as little as 10 minutes per day, check out “T’ai Chi For Life, Health and Fitness” at http://www.taichi-exercises.com/the-proven-benefits-of-tai-chi right now!

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