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3 Benefits of Muay Thai Kickboxing

Whether it’s to get back into the gym, lose weight, or simply to learn a new skill, Muay Thai can be the perfect option for you. There are so many […]

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The Importance of Rest

While exercise and fitness hold their own physical and mental benefits, it is not the only factor that will contribute to our overall fitness goals, whatever they may be. Like […]

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6 Summer Hacks to Beat Your Sugar Cravings

Summer is here in full force. With those perfect summer sunsets, barbecues, picnics, trail hikes, and hot leather car interiors, we’re all looking for something sweet to cool off with […]

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What is Krav Maga?

With so many options to choose from in martial arts training, the opportunities are endless. Your martial arts of choice can determine the type of fitness training regimen, self defense […]

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LAURA CHANDLER

3 Reasons to Incorporate Fitness Into Your Daily Schedule

We live in an age where everything is “go, go, go”. With one obligation follows another. Texts, calls, emails, and so on. By the end of the day, we’re exhausted […]

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10 Tips for Choosing a Martial Arts Program

There are a huge range of options available for martial arts training. For people who are interested in getting started, it can be overwhelming to decide which martial arts program […]

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Improve Your Self Defense Skills With This Daily Habit

One of the biggest misnomers about self defense training is that it’s only about dangerous situations. You’re preparing for the moment when someone jumps out at you in a dark […]

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Whole Kid Health Starts with Movement

Sitting still is tough for a lot of kids, but too often today we see that kids want to sit still in front of screens rather than get up and […]

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The 3 Reasons Most People Give Up on Fitness Programs

Starting a fitness program is not easy. If you’re new to exercising or coming back to exercising after a break, you’re probably going to have some challenges adjusting. For some […]

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What No One Tells You About Training in Krav Maga

One of the greatest joys of training in Krav Maga is encountering the unexpected. That first time someone walks into a dojo, they’re fairly sure they know what they’re there […]

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