When you think about exercise, does it always mean pounding the pavement, sprinting around a racquetball court, cycling at extreme speeds, or doing some other intense workout? If so, it may be time to slow down your exercise routine - at least some of the time.
Slow exercise practices such as qigong, yoga, and tai chi have been touted for thousands of years. Modern studies show they can have incredible benefits, including stronger muscles, improved cardiovascular health, better immune function, and more.
Read on to learn why and how a slow exercise practice may benefit you, especially if you tend to hurry through other things. Then learn about some traditional and modern slow exercise techniques, plus tips to maximize the benefits of slow movement.