Amazing Health Benefits of Tai Chi Walking – Path to Better Health


Tai chi walking has its roots from China, Tai chi is both spiritual and physical practice. It is the Safest Physical Activity. It is easy to perform and can be performed by anyone, adolescents, adults or older people. It is recommended to perform at least 30 minutes of mild intensity exercise daily which may decrease 27% of mortality on both the genders. It balances your mind, body and spirit. In this article let’s read about its advantages, disadvantages, how to perform and some herbal remedies.


Tai chi is a ZIG ZAG walk which is based on correct posture and alignment of the body. It improves strength to your lower and upper body parts. Usually it was done in public places or in parks after gathering of some people. It is a combination of deep breaths and slow movement. The primary purpose of tai chi was to benefit health, especially cardiovascular health. This gentle exercise resembles a cat’s walk. In this the body weight is alternatively transferred from one foot to another. This gentle shift makes use of the muscles which helps in the flow of life force all over the body.

Tai Chi Walking

Advantages of Tai Chi Walking

  1. It improves flexibility
  2. Enhances physical ability
  3. Maintains Balance of the body
  4. It relaxes mind and body
  5. Increases muscle strength
  6. Increases overall strength of the body
  7. Improves cardiovascular activity or function
  8. Better sleep
  9. Longevity
  10. Better cognitive function
  11. Aids weight loss
  12. Reduces stress
  13. Can be performed anywhere
  14. Reduces fibromyalgia symptoms.
  15. Reduces stress and anxiety
  16. Lowers blood pressure
  17. Helps in arthritis
  18. Hip mobility

Disadvantages of Tai Chi Walking

Although this is a great technique with immense health benefits, but some people may find these,

  1. Time consuming
  2. Difficult to learn
  3. May hurt at starting
  4. Limiting

How to Do Tai Chi Walking??

Look straight, Look forward and keep your head high on your shoulders. Keep your feet together and distribute the weight evenly on both the feet. Alternatively shift your weight forward and backward in heels, Do it for a few times.

  • Keep your knees soft and do not lock out.
  • Bent your knees slightly and the center of gravity low.
  • Cautiously moving one foot off the floor peeling the sole of foot.
  • With that leg raised, take the step forward and place the other heel down slowly in front of you (Un weighted).
  • Now roll the rest of the foot on the ground, that too slowly (weighted).
  • Repeat it several times.

NOTE– Don’t look at your feet and look straight, it will help you in maintaining your balance. Keep your arms relaxed and breathe slowly. Some people do it barefoot but you should wear relaxing and comfortable foot wears for better gripping.

Tai Chi for Reducing Cardiovascular System Risk Factors

Regular exercise is a must for cardiac health. It promotes longevity and prevention from disease. As per medical studies, practices of tai chi helps in reducing blood pressure, Maintaining BMI (Body Mass Index), Reduces blood glucose level which indirectly decreases the risk of CVD (Cardiovascular disease). It also decreases the incidence of myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease and coronary heart failure. Tai chi walking can be prescribed as an alternative exercise for those who need cardiac rehabilitation.

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Heart Care Pack

Heart Care Pack by Planet Ayurveda Includes

  1. Arjuna Capsules
  2. Arjun Tea
  3. Total Heart Support
  4. Gotu Kola Capsules

Herbal Remedies for cardiovascular

Herbal Supplements for cardiovascular Disease

Product Description

1. Arjuna Capsules

Arjuna capsules are one of the patent ayurvedic formulations by planet ayurveda. It is a single herb formulation consisting of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna). In ayurveda classics it is considered as “Hridya”, The herb which is good for the cardiovascular system. It strengthens the muscles of the heart, acts as antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti inflammatory. It reduces cholesterol and hypertension and supports a healthy heart.

Dosage – Take 1 Capsule twice daily with plain water, after meals.

2. Arjun Tea

It is a type of Herbal tea which is manufactured by planet Ayurveda which includes Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Pippali Twak (Ficus religiosa) etc. It is useful in strengthening the heart muscle, improves cardiac function, acts as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory and maintains healthy cardiovascular function.

Dosage – Take 1 Cup of arjuna tea daily.

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It is a patent ayurvedic medicine manufactured by planet ayurveda in capsule form which consists of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) etc. These capsules help in maintaining a healthy heart. Helps in reducing cholesterol, provides strength, relieves stress and is effective in CHF (Congestive Heart Failure).

Dosage – Take 2 Capsules twice daily with plain water, after meals.

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It is one of the patent single herbal formulations by planet ayurveda in capsule form which is having Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) as herb. It acts as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, wound healing etc. It has neuroprotective properties, maintains proper functioning of the brain and improves blood circulation. This medicinal plant increases memory, heals skin issues and treats mental health conditions.

Dosage – Take 1 Capsule twice daily with plain water, after meals.


Tai chi walking is a traditional exercise practice which has immense benefits and equal to zero disadvantages. This technique can be performed by anyone. It is a safe and effective gentle technique as per studies. It helps in all types of cardiac disorders and cardiac risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, depression etc. According to ayurveda you can manage your heart condition with the help of diet, exercise and natural herbs. You can find the herbal remedies to support your heart conditions at

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit

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