Tai Chi: the perfect antidote to a digital age



“…Taiwanese scientists found that people who practised tai chi had a higher number of stem cells than those in other groups. It’s “the first step to providing scientific evidence” for tai chi’s health benefits, according to Dr Paul Sanberg at the University of South Florida… 

Doctors acknowledge that tai chi improves arterial compliance, i.e. expansion and contraction of the arteries, which is crucial for heart health, whereas strength training alone brings about a decline in arterial compliance.


In tai chi the emphasis is on internal development powering the external. It may not produce six-packs but it has given tiny women the capacity to lift cars.”