Category Archives: Fitness Tips

More Tips to Help You Stick to Your 2019 New Year’s Resolution

Welcome back to our continuing series on how to make and stick to your 2019 new year's resolutions. In our previous post, we shared four tips that are sure to help you stick to your resolutions. Sticking to your resolutions isn't easy, and not every approach works for every person. Here are some more tips…
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Tips to Help You Stick to Your 2019 New Year’s Resolution

As you welcome the new year, chances are you're embracing some significant changes to your routine. The hardest part about making these adjustments is maintaining them after their newness wears off. Did you know that 92% of people who make resolutions don't stick to them for more than 30 days? If you don't want to…
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More on Maintaining Your Fighting Weight During the Holidays

Welcome back to our continuing series on maintaining your fighting weight during the holidays. In our previous post, we examined the way you can help control holiday indulgence by managing your food intake before you go to gatherings. Our last post also addressed how to squeeze in a quick workout in spite of the hectic…
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Maintaining Your Fighting Weight During the Holidays

Let's face it, maintaining your weight during the holidays is tough. Between the once a year holiday treats, family gatherings, holiday parties and traveling it's easy to pack on a few pounds without realizing it. Most fighters will begin to feel the effects of less than stellar eating habits within a few days. Avoid the…
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Health and Safety Back-to-School Tips for Parents

Summer has come to an end, and it's back to school time for kids across the Triangle. As parents breathe a sigh of relief and begin to transition their kids from the lazy days of summer to the hectic scheduled school year routine, here are some important health and safety tips to keep in mind.…
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Why Swimming Is Good for MMA Training

When it comes to MMA training, most fighters think of hitting the gym, squaring up against the heavy bag, or jumping rope. However, more and more fighters can be found hitting the pool as a way to get in a great workout without the super high intensity of a round at the gym or sparring…
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How to Speed up Recovery

When you are recovering from an injury or experiencing extreme post workout soreness not being able to work out at your usual level can be frustrating. However, there are alternatives to rigorous workouts that will help you recover more quickly and have you back to your regular training intensity in no time. Being proactive in…
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Should Fighters Take Dance Classes?

Did you know that taking dance classes could make you a better boxer? Accomplished boxer and salsa dancer, Alberto Ortiz, says that salsa dancing taught him to be a better fighter. Learning to read your partner's body language and being aware of your own body helps you approach and analyze your boxing opponent in a…
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