Shaolin Chi Kung Book - The average American gets their only exercise walking from the house to the car. As soon as they get in their car, the automatic transmission, power brakes and power steering takeover. In many cases they even have a remote control gadget that opens the garage door.
It seems like machines do everything for us lucky Americans. Is it any wonder then that 63.1% of Americans were overweight or obese in 2009? Did you know that the United States is ranked 36th in the world for life expectancy? Over 616, 067 Americans die prematurely each year from heart disease (and that was in 2007, you can bet it's even higher now).
If you're an average American, chances are that you are well aware of the problem and are seriously willing to do something about it. The only trouble is, you've dieted dozens of times, but gained back every pound you lost after you quit dieting. And who wants to be on a diet for the rest of their life anyway? You've probably tried exercising too, but gave it up before it had a chance to do any good. Let's be honest, most exercises are hard work and most Americans don't really have the time to do them anyway. The fact is we are in danger of becoming a nation of weak, fat slobs.
The answer to the problem isn't new. It's over 1500 years old. The Shaolin monks of ancient China has a worse problem than we do. They were high ranking and powerful government officials, military generals, poets, China's elite, who after serving their country went to work on spiritual cultivation.... Read More Detail