Category: Fitness


Is kata, or form, important to martial arts training?

“… it’s a muscle-toning, calorie-burning, cardiovascular blast!” What is it? Find out here

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The buzz on honey, sweetie

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“Performance athletes, including martial artists training at an intense level, need endurance as well as skill. You can be technically fantastic, but if you “hit the wall”, ( i.e. no energy left at all, cooked, baked, finito, put a fork in you) you’re done. And in the martial arts that could mean the difference between walking away and being carried.”

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Foods that can help, or hurt, inflammation

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“Small, gradual changes are typically more sustainable and easier for the body to adapt to,” writes Axe. “So rather than emptying your pantry and sailing off to the Mediterranean, you can pursue an anti-inflammatory diet one step at a time.”

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Cold Therapy Unit review, pros and cons

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As part of my recovery this particular cold therapy unit was prescribed by my surgeon for post-arthroscopic adhesive capsulitis release ( also known as frozen shoulder), with biceps tenodesis. I was instructed to wear it constantly -”

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This week’s Student Spotlight

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“I believe karate offers the opportunity to develop self-confidence, discipline and respect. Bushido Karate has done all that while offering family centered activities.”     

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