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What life skills does karate teach?

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What life skills does karate teach?

Karate is a Japanese martial art that focuses on the development of an individual's physical, mental, and moral aspects. It aims to improve an individual's total health and well-being. Karate necessitates a substantial amount of training time to learn, but it's worth your time not only because it teaches you a lot of valuable life skills that you can use in your daily life but also trains your body and mind Here are some of the few life skills you can learn from karate: Perseverance One of the most significant life lessons we must learn is the importance of building...

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Top 5 Activities to Improve Your Mental Well-being

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Top 5 Activities to Improve Your Mental Well-being

The world has several issues affecting everyone’s lives which is why it is most likely for people to suffer anxiety and depression. Keeping up with your mental health is one thing you have to prioritize because we are living in a world where different stressors exist every day and being emotionally healthy will help us be able to cope with life’s challenges.   So, if you feel like you’re having a hard time with yourself, here are top five activities to improve your mental well-being: Healthy lifestyle Our body and mind are working as a system connected to each other so...

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7 Healthy Habits to Start Your Year

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7 Healthy Habits to Start Your Year

Having daily habits are important to us humans. These habits have a significant impact on how we think, act, and feel. When we follow a specific habit daily, our body and mind are set to do things accordingly.    Our health also depends on our habits. They have the power to make or break our chances of having a healthy lifestyle like sticking to a diet, exercising daily, and just improving our overall quality of life. We’ve listed seven healthy habits to kickstart your year and start fresh and active! Water, water, water! We can’t deny the fact that water...

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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

If it’s not yet pretty obvious how martial arts improves your health and wellbeing, here are ten helpful reminders - and might just be the push you need to take up a class now! Improved respiratory health If you think  H.I.I.T (High-Intensity Interval Training) makes it hard to catch your breath, wait till you try martial arts training. Regardless of the type of class you take, martial arts improves your oxygen consumption which contributes to better blood pressure and heart rate. An hour of a session can burn up to 500 calories which is why it’s great for weight loss...

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Are martial arts good for anxiety?

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Are martial arts good for anxiety?

Mental health issues are a major social concern nowadays. Unfortunately, most people who suffer from depression or anxiety don’t seek help. Based on studies, martial arts training appears to be an effective sports-based mental health intervention that could be a more affordable alternative to psychological therapy. Stress Relief We’ve gotten so used to packing our schedule with endless tasks to finish, things to do, places to go to. While we think we’re being productive, it’s actually stressful - the unhealthy kind of stress. Martial arts training is great in reducing or relieving stress. It combines cardio exercise which is great...

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