Find a Professional Gym Trainer to help You Explore the Benefits of Qi Gong
Are you someone looking to explore the rewarding benefits of Qi Gong, the ancient system of exercise rooted in Chinese tradition? Qi Gong is the Chinese art and practice of moving energy, or 'Qi', throughout the body. It is commonly used by Taoist and Buddhist monks, Martial artists, and traditional and Chinese healers, yet millions worldwide have come to know and practice this beautiful art. If you are looking for a professional gym trainer experienced in this rewarding practice, you are at the right place.
What is Qi Gong?
Qi Gong is an ancient system of exercises rooted in ancient Chinese philosophy. They are designed to cultivate and influence "Qi" to improve the health and harmony of the mind and body. This is done by coordinating the breath with gentle movements and visualisation while standing and moving through set sequences. There are thousands of different examples and styles.
Qi Gong is one of the four pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine. There is no disorder that cannot be eased or even remedied by facilitating the movement of Qi. That is what we do when we practice Qi Gong.
Qi Gong Can Help with Pain in The Body
Qi Gong has many health benefits, one of which is the alleviation of discomfort or pain. For example, the fluid movements of the Qi Gong exercise are designed to stretch and loosen the body. This means that any specific areas of discomfort will receive better blood circulation, alleviating tension that has built up in that area.
In addition, as an exercise that focuses on gradually increasing the body's range of motion, Qi Gong's practice also results in improved mobility of the joints, reducing stiffness that leads to joint pain and arthritis. Therefore, Qi Gong helps to alleviate pain symptoms, alleviate chronic pain and increase energy flow to those areas of pain.
Practising Qi Gong can Strengthen The Bones
Using Qi Gong to Strengthen the bones is one of the most proven effective treatments for bone problems. Bone issues such as osteoporosis can happen as we age and lose bone density. It is usual for all living beings to degenerate as we age. There are many causes of bone strength loss. Aging, excessive movement and pressure, accidents, and injuries are common causes of bone strength loss.
Practising Qi Gong under the guidance of a professional gym trainer
to strengthen the bones is very effective. Not only does it improve bone density, but it also helps form a proper structure which improves bone structure, balance, and posture. In addition, having a good posture helps avoid injuries to bones, joints, and ligaments. Thus, having a good posture helps improve overall bone strength. In Qi Gong, bone strength is also related to longevity. Modern science has proven a direct link between bone marrow and longevity.
Qi Gong for Core Strength
So how does Qi Gong apply to core strength? As we have mentioned earlier, Qi Gong works on the Body-Breath-Spirit and harmonises them. Through the body mechanics of Qi Gong, we use dynamic movements. These dynamic movements engage our physical body, such as the core, lower body, arms, back, and others. Using the core in Qi Gong is very important. Most Qi Gong exercises engage the core to help compress the organs. Through the compression of the organs, we wring out the excess toxins, stagnations, and blockages. In Qi Gong, we release that area after the compression to bring in fresh energy. Through this alternate movement of compression and release, we strengthen the core.
If you're interested in finding out more, get in touch with us at Gym Tonic. We can guide you through a combination of Yoga and Qi Gong class to maintain your health and fitness.