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Exercise 15 Pushing your Palms in Four Different Directions PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 July 2009 15:28

The first type: to push your palms forward in turn
Stand loosely and naturally with your body faced forwards, your breath breathed naturally, your smile kept on your face and the place between your eyebrows unfolded.
Move your feet a little wider than your shoulders and bend your knees a little to form a posture of a horse-ride step.
Lift the centers of your erect palms high up to the front of your shoulders with them faced forward, and take turns in pushing your arms and palms forward with gentle strength 100 times altogether.
You can move your body the first 20 times, but you should keep the top half of your body motionless the last 80 times.

The second type: to push your palm upwards in turn
After finishing the movements of the first type stated above, put down your hands with your feet moved closer a little. The centers of your palms are faced each other in front of your belly and take turns in pulling up one of your palms and pushing down the other 20 times for relaxation. On finishing them, move your feet a little wider to regain the posture of a horse-ride step.
When pushing your right palm upward with its center faced up along your ear to the extent that it is stretched out straight, your waist is swung right accordingly with your right leg bent a little and your left leg pulled somewhat oblique and straight. When putting down your hand, put it at the side of your waist.
The movements of pushing your left hand upward are the same as those of pushing your right hand upward.
It is suggested that you push your arms and palms up in turn with gentle strength 100 times altogether.

The third type: to push your erectly shoulder-high palm in turn
After finishing the movements of the second type stated above, conduct the above-mentioned movements of relaxation. On finishing them, move your feet a little wider to regain the posture of a horse-ride step.
When pushing your erectly shoulder-high right palm right, your waist is swung right accordingly with your right leg bent a little and your left leg pulled somewhat oblique and straight. When withdrawing your hand, put it at the side of your waist.
It is suggested that you push your arms and palms outwards in turn with gentle strength 50 times altogether.

The fourth type: to push your palm right downward and obliquely in turn
After finishing the movements of the third type stated above, conduct the above-mentioned movements of relaxation. On finishing them, move your feet a little wider to regain the posture of a horse-ride step.
When pushing your right palm right downward and obliquely, your waist is swung right accordingly with your right leg bent a little and your left leg pulled somewhat oblique and straight. When withdrawing your hand, put it at the side of your waist.
When pushing your hand left or right the first 20 times, rotate your eyeball in the same direction accordingly. 
It is suggested that you conduct the movements 50 times altogether with gentle strength.

p.s.
In type 3 and type 4, the movements of pushing left are the same as those of pushing right
In type2, type3 and type 4, when turning your palms with your knees and legs swung and bent a little, it is advised to relax yourself as possible as you can.

Function:
The exercise of pushing your palms in four different directions is continuous and complementary. One must accomplish them without any letup
In order to stabilize the under part of your body, you must be well trained in the horse-ride step so that you would not rock it too violently in pushing forward. When pushing forward, you should exert gentle strength instead of sudden force or clumsy strength with your shoulders sunken. Pushing upwards or outwards has the motive force of boost and propelling and has the function of pulling and dragging, which can activate the muscles and the bones. It helps to improve the pathological change of shoulder joint and its physical sufferings. It also can open your chest diaphragm and stimulate the flow of the stagnant air in it, increase your vital capacity and the tolerance of your heart function, maintain the normal circulation of lymph tissue fluid in your body, promote the disease-resistant function of every lymph gland and make the muscles of the chest and arm stronger, which has facilitation to the development of a young man’s skeletons and muscles. For the aged, it can strengthen the tolerance of their muscle tendons and the nature of its extension and has the anti-aged function of delaying the osteoporosis and degeneration. Pushing your palms downwards and obliquely from your sides with your eyeballs rotated the first 20 times can benefit the brightness of your eyes and relax your body and mind.

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