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Yi Qi Kung Learn Exercises 15-18
Yi Qi Kung Learn Exercises 15-18. These last four Yi Qi Kung exercises have myriad benefits, including strengthening the muscles and expanding lung capacity. Exercise 15, Bend the Body Backwards and Forwards, Nourish the Qi, strengthens the intercostal muscles, the kidneys, as well as the lower back, obliques, and other abdominal muscles. Furthermore, exercise 15 helps restore vitality and enhance the physical shape of the body.
Exercise 16, Reverse Bow Stance, Exercise the Qi, benefits the intercostal muscles as well. Additionally, it addresses the quadriceps femoris and adductor muscles. When practiced correctly, the muscles, tendons, and joints of the arms and shoulders find greater strength. Lastly, it supports oxygenation and circulation of the blood.
Exercise 17, Exercise and Enhance the Qi, targets the diaphragm and quadriceps femoris. It improves balance and flexibility in the feet. Lung capacity also increased and overall circulation strengthens.
Exercise 18, Step and Balance the Qi, encourages chest expansion and further strengthens the intercostal and quadriceps femoris muscles. It’s important to keep all the muscles relaxed while doing this exercise.