GOAL SETTING

You have decided to lose 50 lbs by completely changing your diet and starting hardcore at the gym every day. Is this a recipe for success or are you setting yourself up for failure?

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Fitness Buzz words #2

WARM UP:

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Fitness Buzz Words #1

SYMMETRY (in regard to muscular balance and strength training):

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Core Strength

Your core includes the muscles making up your “anatomical girdle”: your abdominals and lower back muscles.

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THE FITNESS BENEFITS

OF MARTIAL ARTS

 Most of us know that martial arts training is great for self defense purposes, but what about fitness? What aspects of physical fitness improve with martial arts training and how?

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INTERVAL TRAINING

If you are looking for a way to re-energize your cardio vascular routine you might want to consider interval training.

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YOUTH AND EXERCISE

Some of the principal components of fitness: cardiovascular fitness, muscular and bone strength, flexibility and a healthy body composition (body fat to lean muscle mass ratio) are vital to the overall health of kids. Here are just a few reasons why exercise should be encouraged during youth:

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About the Author

Fitness Tips as published weekly in the PG Xpress Fit for lifecolumn

M. Gregor, B.A.

Chief Instructor and Fitness Trainer

Shadow Martial Arts: HapKiDo,

Self Defense and Cross Training

Martial Arts instruction for all ages.

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