Move over yoga and tai-chi – the ancient Chinese exercise-art known a Qigong is making inroads and many people are loving it. According to Zen Master Anthony Korahais (board member of the National Qigong Association), there are many reasons why you may want to consider practicing this dynamic art that will simultaneously relax and energize you (balance).
Those in their 40s are starting to feel the symptoms of middle -age – some weight gain, stubborn pounds clinging, energy loss, sleep disturbances, loss of libido, and worries about development of age-related diseases. During this time, many men and women look seriously at what they can do to change – starting usually with diet and exercise. But sometimes that just isn’t enough. Supplements such as Fucosea and Qigong can help dramatically!
Qigong is one of the best stress management tools and can enhance overall well-being. And Korahais says it is easier than tai chi and doesn’t require as much time or athleticism as yoga. For more than 3,000 years, Chinese people have performed Qigong regularly to build mental and emotional clarity and strength, increase vitality, reduce stress symptoms, and increase overall wellness and resistance to health issues. Translated, qigong means “vital energy cultivation.”
Qigong combines gentle breathing methods, flowing movements, and mindfulness meditation, and just about anyone in their 40s, regardless of weight, shape or size can do it and gain benefit. Korahais emphasizes that 15 minutes a day of Qigong will reap benefits. “And if you practice 15 minutes twice daily, then you’ll see remarkable results,” he declared.
There are several reasons why people in their 40s, entering middle age, may want to start qigong: you don’t need to memorize long, complicated routines; you can immediately engage in the meditative and energetic aspects that bring results; it doesn’t require strength or flexibility like yoga does; it is challenging so anyone at any level or shape can gain benefit; and it is complementary with any other therapy such as acupuncture, reiki, chiropractic and more.
Also, qigong is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine, along with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. And, Fucosea is a supplement that is based on traditional Chinese medicine, with potent ingredients from a blend of sea plants, such as proteins, omega 3 EFAs, antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and more. Fucosea helps restore balance, fight stress and promote well-being.