Category Archives: Martial Arts

Nutritional Resolutions for a Healthy New Year

When it comes to the nutritional needs of MMA fighters or martial art practitioners the needs of each athlete are unique. Making resolutions that involve changing your diet should not be taken lightly. Consulting your physician as well as taking into consideration your body's calorie needs based on your training load and lifestyle is essential.…
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Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Keeping your New Year's resolutions can be difficult. In fact, recent studies have shown that only eight percent of the population can keep the resolutions that they set for themselves. Experts agree that setting unrealistic goals and expectations for yourself is to blame. The problem isn't the goal, it's the type of goals you set…
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More Tips for Heavy Bag Training

Welcome back to our continuing series on heavy bag training. In our previous post, we have covered the right way to wrap your hands and why heavy bag training is an essential part of your workout. Today we'll look at some more tips to keep in mind as you work through your heavy bag routine. Remember,…
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New Year Resolutions Every Martial Artist Should Consider

Choosing and sticking to New Year's resolutions can be difficult. Martial artists setting goals that are both challenging and realistic can be difficult. Resolutions should be simple. They should benefit your martial arts practice as well as your overall health. Let's take a closer look. Searching for the best martial arts classes in Raleigh in…
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Tips for Proper Heavy Bag Training

Whether you are a seasoned pro or a beginning fighter, using a heavy bag in your training is indispensable. Using the bag correctly can help you avoid injury and further your training. From boxers to muay thai fighters to MMA superstars, the heavy bag is your best friend if you're looking to make an impact…
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Should You Wrap Your Wrists for Heavy Bag Training?

Wrapping your hands to hit the heavy bag, engage in MMA practice, boxing, or muay thai is essential for protecting your hands. Bear in mind that hand wraps are not a replacement for the bag glove, nor are they going to protect your knuckles or offer you extra padding. What they will do is support your…
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Can Martial Arts Help Combat Insomnia?

Having trouble sleeping? No matter what the reason, studies have shown that increasing your daily physical activity can help you sleep better at night. While some people find that adding regular exercise to their daily routine is enough to improve the quantity and quality of their sleep, others find that they need to make multiple…
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Do Elevation Training Masks Really Work?

From professional football players to extreme athletes, elevation training masks have become a hot piece of fitness gear to have. Simulating training at high altitudes, these masks are thought to help make your body believe you are running the Rockies. The benefit of training at altitude is that your body will produce more red blood cells.…
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