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What To Eat Before You Train

What you expect to shed after each kickboxing class depends on what you take in. Makes sense? Picture this: if you don’t eat the right food before a workout, including its right amount, you might risk being counterproductive. You could have your energy completely depleted in the middle of a workout. You could leave your body or any muscle prone to strain or injury. It helps to keep in mind that your body needs food especially in vigorous activities like kickboxing. Your body needs sufficient energy to perform and maintain certain active tasks. It will also help to protect your body’s overall health.   You might ask, what kind of food?  How many calories does my body need? When is...

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Benefits of Boxing for Kids

 What keeps your child physically active? Interestingly, in this generation, having an active lifestyle is a challenge. Distractions such as social media usage or online games can lead one to be contented with a sedentary lifestyle. However, a healthier and more balanced lifestyle is achievable. Engaging your kids in physical activities such boxing can be a great way for them to stay active and productive. It also helps them to avoid the risk of having health problems. Below are some benefits that your kids can acquire through boxing: RESPECT Respecting authorities and peers is primarily taught in boxing. Trainers instill honesty, diligence and humility to young boxers and encourages them to have self-respect all the time. Boxers understand the...

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10 of Scotland's Top MMA Fighters

The sport of mixed martial arts is currently the fastest growing sport in the world and it is swiftly spreading to all corners of the globe. More people are now realising how exhilarating and entertaining the sport of mixed martial arts is. MMA gyms are now becoming easier to find, and young UK talent continues to set the world alight. A country that has a rapidly growing presence in the MMA world, is also known for their historical fighting spirit. This country is Scotland and they're currently home to some of the most exciting fighters in Europe. Let’s have a look at 10 of the best Scottish MMA fighters right now (in no particular order): Danny Henry Gym: Higher Level...

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Thinking About Getting Your Kids Into Martial Arts? Read This

No matter what walk of life, geographical location, faith or religion, we all have one thing in common: people are wired to want the best for their kids. Sports play a huge part in our well-being according to multiple studies. Even more importantly the spiritual element that martial arts like karate, boxing, and aikido cultivate in children may mean the difference between living a breathtaking, beautiful life that means something or just living a life without giving an f, which essentially is living a lie.  So teaching your kids martial arts is a good decision for a variety of reasons right off the bat (if you’re thinking Krav Maga this is the pun for you). Exercise will not only enable...

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