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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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10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

Posted by Norli Garcia on

10 Health Benefits of Martial Arts

When we talk about martial arts, it almost always involves the core values of discipline, confidence, patience, integrity, goal-orientedness, and most especially - respect. Respect is one of the key virtues in martial arts that all students must learn and practice both on and off the mat.  To respect people, you must first understand what it means and why it is important. And today’s generation needs to learn about respect. Here are five ways how martial arts teaches respect to its students:  Admiration for Leaders When you begin training, you are taught about the different rankings in martial arts and...

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6 Signs that Martial Arts has Taken Over Your Life

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6 Signs that Martial Arts has Taken Over Your Life

Living a martial artist’s life isn’t always rainbows and butterflies. There are certain rules you must remember as a martial artist. There are disciplines to follow and one of which is to always bring respect, honor, and discipline wherever you go.  Despite that, having martial arts in your life will help you be more focused, goal-oriented, and apply all the things you learned from training to the real world. Here are 6 signs that martial arts have truly taken over your everyday life: Training, Training, Training As a martial artist, training is not an option. It is a necessity. To...

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Top 5 Places you could train for martial arts

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Top 5 Places you could train for martial arts

There are a lot of benefits to practicing martial arts on a regular basis. Whether you train on your own or with a team, training daily will not only help you in maintaining your physical fitness but will also benefit your mental and spiritual well-being. If you’re new to martial arts or an expert in the field, you might wonder these things: Where should I train? How big should the place be? Should I train indoors or outdoors? How does my environment affect my training? We’ll be answering all your questions and giving you FIVE places you never thought you...

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