Endocrine and Metabolic Systems | Research

Effectiveness of Tai Chi Training to Alleviate Metabolic Syndrome in Abdominal Obese Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial

A 12-week of Tai Chi training reduced central obesity indicated by the decrease in a waist circumference (WC). The improvement in central obesity after Tai Chi training suggested that Tai Chi is a suitable exercise modality for older adults to manage central obesity, and thus to reduce the risk of associated diseases.