Research: Tai chi may be better at reducing blood pressure than aerobic exercise

February 14, 2024

A new study finds that tai chi is better than conventional aerobic exercise at lowering blood pressure in middle-aged people with prehypertension. Tai chi is a traditional form of Chinese martial arts, and it’s known to increase flexibility and improve balance. New research suggests it may be better than more vigorous aerobic exercise in lowering blood pressure. npr