Is Exercise Making You Feel Worse?

Written by Chris Green

You're right,repparttar headline is a very strange one! Exercise is vital to maintain good health and most ofrepparttar 150538 time,repparttar 150539 benefits of exercise far out-weighrepparttar 150540 drawbacks. But if you suffer from a stressful or a depressive illness, exercise can actually make you feel worse. But how can this be?

I'm sure you've heardrepparttar 150541 following statement over and over again: exercise can help you to beat stress, or alleviate anxiety or boost a depressed mind. This is only true in part. Because many exercises can actually worsen these illnesses. And even if you perform exercises that can help, these exercises will only help temporarily.

The reason many people believe exercise to be helpful in combating stressful and depressive illnesses is because when you exercise vigorously for longer than 20 minutes, your body floods with endorphins. These chemicals give us a buzz, and this is why it is widely believed that exercise can cure stress, depression or anxiety.

If you're suffering a stressful or depressive episode, you'll know that no matter how regularly you exercise,repparttar 150542 bad feelings return. The only way to beat these illnesses is to treatrepparttar 150543 root cause: flawed modes of thinking. Exercise, though great for our bodies, simply doesn't do anything to address modes of thinking.

When my anxiety was at it's worst back in 2000, I exercised 4 times a week. For 2 days, I'd perform weight-training exercises. These exercises arerepparttar 150544 type of exercise that can actually make you feel worse because you have time to think about all ofrepparttar 150545 issues and problems you have in your life atrepparttar 150546 time. I'd also warm up and warm down on bike machines or cross-trainers. Again, you can perform these exercises easily so you can think about your problems.

Using Chinese Techniques For Your Health And Strength

Written by Roy Thomsitt

Chi Kung and T'ai Chi are only two ofrepparttar keys to self trust and to physical harmony. Withrepparttar 150434 use of these techniques you can succeed with many accomplishments, without having to put yourself through great psychological or physical efforts, violent conflicts or aggression. You may be sure that, once you dominaterepparttar 150435 genuine laws ofrepparttar 150436 universe, which you assimilate by these methods, it will be impossible for you to be dominated by someone else.

Chi Kung –repparttar 150437 art of internal harmony

Chi Kung is a philosophical system at least 5000 old, which made survived through all thoserepparttar 150438 centuries, to become very popular atrepparttar 150439 beginning of this millennium. This art ofrepparttar 150440 vital energy isrepparttar 150441 most advanced and complex method of improving health and longevity, by offering a feeling of harmony with yourself and withrepparttar 150442 surrounding world. The four main principles of this technique are:repparttar 150443 mind,repparttar 150444 eyes,repparttar 150445 movement andrepparttar 150446 breathing.

The mind representsrepparttar 150447 intention,repparttar 150448 eyes are consideredrepparttar 150449 focusing of intention,repparttar 150450 movement isrepparttar 150451 action of intention andrepparttar 150452 breathing isrepparttar 150453 flood of intention. It obviously takes time and practice to understand their dynamics fully.

The benefits which result from practicing Chi Kung can be divided into five:

1. Curing illnesses, and a general improvement in health;

2. Gaining an increase in vitality, andrepparttar 150454 development of your internal force;

3. Prolonging youth;

4. Cultivation ofrepparttar 150455 mind and intellectual capacities; and,

5. Spiritual progress.

According to Chinese medicine, various diseases can berepparttar 150456 result of such human characteristics as anger, sadness, joy, harmony and optimism deficit. All these factors, coupled with poor diet and nourishment, cause Chiu –repparttar 150457 vital energy – either to diminish, or to be present in only certain parts of your body. By practicing Chi Kung you can learn to be more conscious of what’s going on in your inner universe, and to build yourself a defensive system againstrepparttar 150458 disequilibrium, which affects your vital force.

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