More than 19 million Americans have diabetes—a condition that
can produce life-threatening complications. Of the two major
forms of diabetes—type 1 and type 2—type 2 comprises 90 to 95 percent
of all cases in the United States. An additional 13 million people
have the precursor to type 2 diabetes, called prediabetes. Worldwide,
type 2 diabetes affects more than 190 million people, and some experts
predict that if the current trends continue that figure could surge to
over 300 million by the year 2025....
This book gives you all the information you need to undertake a safe, health-improving exercise regimen. These ancient Chinese exercises are fun and low impact and help to alleviate the pains of arthritis, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, and many other "senior" diseases. The book presents an overview of the practice of t'ai chi-from the principles of the movements to the history of the art itself.
Vibration training and vibration therapy, also known as whole body
vibration (WBV), biomechanical stimulation (BMS), and biomechanical
oscillation (BMO) date back to ancient Greece. Recently, vibration training
has been reinvented as a new form of exercise that is becoming more
frequently used to improve muscle strength, power and flexibility as well
as coordination. Increasingly, WBV can be encountered in different wellness,
fitness and rehabilitation centres as well as medical centres.