Fighting Childhood Obesity with Martial Arts

Childhood obesity has become a rapidly growing issue. With obesity being linked to numerous health issues, it’s apparent that obesity at such a young age can be very problematic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity rates have more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents, over the past 30 years. Physical activity is one of the best ways to help weight loss and what better way than to participate in martial arts?Here we break down the many

Martial arts offers brain-boosting benefits for all ages

We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects of specific types of exercise? Researchers have already shown that jogging can increase life expectancy, for example, while yoga makes us happy.However, there is one activity that goes beyond enhancing physical and mental health – martial arts can boost your brain’s cognition too.Researchers say that there are two ways to improve attention, through
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