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Russia: Moscow COVID patients practice ancient Chinese Tai Chi exercises to speed up recovery 
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Russia: Moscow COVID patients practice ancient Chinese Tai Chi exercises to speed up recovery

Russian Federation, Moscow
January 26, 2021 at 18:45 GMT +00:00 · Published

Patients recovering from COVID-19 in Moscow's temporary hospital in Krylatskoye ice palace got engaged in ancient Chinese Tai Chi exercises to improve their health on Wednesday.

The patients could be seen repeating various forms of exercises, which are gaining popularity around the world, with their hands and body after the instructor dressed in a protective suit.

According to the doctors, this kind of gentle physical activity helps to address complications caused by the coronavirus, as these exercises, which stem from Chinese ancient martial arts, are aimed at maintaining the respiratory system.

Tai Chi is also used to boost the well-being of tuberculosis patients and speed up the recovery. Its main idea is to reach physical and mental balance as well as to maintain strength and flexibility.

According to the data compiled from the coronavirus crisis centre, Moscow has recorded 917,825 COVID-19 cases, with 2,317 cases registered on January 26. All in all 785,396 people fully recovered and 13,100 died.

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Patients recovering from COVID-19 in Moscow's temporary hospital in Krylatskoye ice palace got engaged in ancient Chinese Tai Chi exercises to improve their health on Wednesday.

The patients could be seen repeating various forms of exercises, which are gaining popularity around the world, with their hands and body after the instructor dressed in a protective suit.

According to the doctors, this kind of gentle physical activity helps to address complications caused by the coronavirus, as these exercises, which stem from Chinese ancient martial arts, are aimed at maintaining the respiratory system.

Tai Chi is also used to boost the well-being of tuberculosis patients and speed up the recovery. Its main idea is to reach physical and mental balance as well as to maintain strength and flexibility.

According to the data compiled from the coronavirus crisis centre, Moscow has recorded 917,825 COVID-19 cases, with 2,317 cases registered on January 26. All in all 785,396 people fully recovered and 13,100 died.