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Exercise in TCM

I’m currently in week four of a nine week training program called Insanity—a name that I have learned over the past few weeks is no exageration. The exercise sessions all involve high-intensity plyometric “explosive” exercises. After every workout I’m breathing hard, sweating buckets (my lovely wife makes me Swiffer the floor after each session) and […]

Organs in TCM: The Lungs

The lung’s main function in Chinese Medicine is very similar to the Western Medicine model—respiration. Specifically, the lung is said to be responsible for gathering Qing Qi, the energy the body derives from the air. The motion of the lungs also drives the circulation of energy throughout the entire body, which is why many Asian […]