The term “martial arts conditioning” may seem confusing to some. We often hear about MMA fighters prioritizing regimens that include conditioning, but what does it actually mean? Simply put, martial arts conditioning is the training you get to stay in your best condition to compete in and perform martial arts. It is more than just cardio or strength training. Strength training focuses on building muscles to increase your power and strength. Conditioning on the other hand, focuses on increasing your overall muscle endurance and cardiovascular stamina. Here are the Top Ten Tips to Improve Your Martial Arts Conditioning
Self-defense is the use of reasonable force to defend yourself, or someone close by from danger/harm in case of an attack by an aggressor. Knowing self-defense can allow you to avert disastrous results, e.g. injury or even death. The world is an ever-changing place and it can certainly be dangerous at times. Learning self-defense is one of the most valuable things you can do for yourself.
The term “Big 5” refers to whole body workouts that make up the base of anyone’s power and strength whether they are a professional athlete or a casual gymgoer. If you are a regular at the gym, then you may be already familiar with the Big 5 that includes squats, bench press, deadlifts, overhead press, and hip thrust.
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Martial arts training classes have become increasingly popular in recent years. These classes improve the trainees’ stamina for self-defense as well as instill values that boost self-confidence. Apart from these, The Benefits of Martial Arts also helps you to be more disciplined, get in shape, and make new friends. Following are some of the many physical, mental, and other benefits of martial arts training:
Good Morning Everyone! I hope you all had a great week so far. Fortunately, we are almost done with the year so let’s finish out strong! With New Years around the corner, I know the time of resolutions is almost upon us, so I wanted to take the time and write this for all of …
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The term “martial arts conditioning” may seem confusing to some. We often hear about MMA fighters prioritizing regimens that include conditioning, but what does it actually mean? Simply put, martial arts conditioning is the training you get to stay in your best condition to compete in and perform martial arts. It is more than just cardio or strength training. Strength training focuses on building muscles to increase your power and strength. Conditioning on the other hand, focuses on increasing your overall muscle endurance and cardiovascular stamina. There are several tips that can help you improve your martial arts conditioning:
In today’s busy lifestyle, everyone deals with some sort of stress on regular basis. Ignoring this stress can lead to a wide range of health problems, both physical and mental. It is also one of the primary causes of burnout in the workplace.
What’s up everybody! Welcome Back! Today we put together a quick reference guide for Black Sheep of all ages to get an overall good idea of WHY cardio is necessary for us all. Lets get started….Cardiovascular exercise includes movements that raise heart and respiratory rate and increases blood flow and oxygen throughout the body.
Good morning Ladies and Gents! It’s hump day and the day before Thanksgiving. In celebration for these next couple of days, I will be sharing some worthwhile tips to avoid getting the Thanksgiving blues. Specifically, I will be sharing with you all, How to Avoid the Scale Fail. Put simply, how to avoid putting on …
Learn about the Power of Three, The Ultimate Fitness Trifecta Good morning Ladies & Gents! I hope everyone had a great weekend. In conjunction with our Black Sheep of the month article last week (click here to check it out) and the Olympia event. I wanted to write an article for those who got inspired …
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