In this third part in his Series on Pain Craig Hart continues looking into the relationship between diet and its effect on pain. This time with an eye on supplements. Make sure you grab a coffee … [Read more...]
Martial arts are ideal for building fitness, strength and flexibility. While these come naturally to the younger practitioner, as a more mature martial artist, these areas may present more of a challenge.
Whether you are just starting out in the martial arts, or are a seasoned practitioner, being fit and ready for training is important. Not only will you find yourself getting through lessons more comfortably, you will discover that your enjoyment level and motivation increases and you will be inspired to continue your journey.
On top of this, ensuring that your body is ready for the rigors of training means that you will be less likely to suffer injury that can take you away from the martial art that you love.
In this section we cover off strenth, flexibility, conditioning and cardio-vascular fitness to ensure you have a long and enjoyable martial arts journey.
In this second part in his Series on Pain Craig Hart explores the relationship between diet and the effect of diet on pain, and on recovery from injury. And not just injury, but also the recovery … [Read more...]
Martial Artists are usually no strangers to pain. As older martial artists we need to be more aware of what causes pain, and what to do when we have it. Pain really is our friend, and is trying to … [Read more...]
By Dennis Burns Without really realizing it, I found that one of the main determinants of whether I need to improve my flexibility is putting my socks on. First thing in the morning when getting … [Read more...]
Over the course of one's life, the physiological changes that occur within the body work against us to reduce flexibility and general range of motion. Not only do people depend on joint … [Read more...]
When you are over 40, injury prevention becomes a much more important aspect of your exercise regimen. Taking steps to prevent injury is always an important part of any athletic person's exercise … [Read more...]
Most martial arts require a good level of cardio-vascular fitness if you are to perform at your best and enjoy your training. It is no secret that cardio-vascular fitness is important to your … [Read more...]
If you are over 40 and motivated to maintain your performance in the martial arts, then you will need to adjust your strength training in order to respond to your changing body. Most people do not … [Read more...]