Category: Healthy Lifestyle

Krav Maga Mobility with Everest Pepper

Ev Pepper’s Stretching Routine for Enhanced Wellness In the world of martial arts and self-defense, maintaining your physical well-being is just as important as mastering techniques. Today, we’re sharing a valuable stretching routine brought to you by Everest Pepper, one of our experienced trainers here at the Academy of Self Defense. Why Stretching Matters Stretching […]

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8 Surprising Benefits of Group Fitness

The Power of Community in a Non-Traditional Gym 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Group Fitness Classes In the world of fitness, there’s a rising trend of non-traditional gyms that offer unique group fitness classes. These classes not only provide a great workout but also foster a sense of community and support. In this blog, […]

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Krav Maga

Are you looking for a workout that not only helps you stay fit but also teaches you self-defense skills? Look no further than Krav Maga. This dynamic martial art is perfect for anyone who wants to improve their overall health and fitness. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the top 5 benefits of Krav Maga […]

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Lemon Drank

This Lemon Drank is the perfect drink for right after a workout, or on hot day! There are very few ingredients, you might even have some laying around the house. The vitamin C in the lemon has been shown to build the immune system and is great for the skin. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has […]

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The Importance of Rest

Exercise and rest are both key to reaching our fitness goals. Just like peanut butter needs jelly, working out needs rest. It’s important to listen to what your body needs. We all need breaks, whether it’s a quick pause from work or a day off from the gym. The right balance lets us push ourselves […]

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Hacks to Beat Sugar Cravings

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 at some point or another. While oftentimes, our minds may drift towards the local ice cream shop […]

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Top 3 Daily Fitness Benefits

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 and counting down the days to the weekend. Oftentimes our days can feel exhausting and drawn out, but by incorporating exercise into our daily lives, […]

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Find the Right Martial Arts: 10 Tips

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 is the right fit.  It’s hard to know where to begin when choosing a martial arts school. That’s why we’ve pulled together ten tips for […]

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Improve Self Defense Skills Daily

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 parking lot and tries to assault you. You’re getting ready for someone to break into your […]

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3 Top Reasons People Quit Fitness

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 people, adjusting to those challenges can end up in giving up on fitness programs altogether. If you know ahead of time the problems that you’re […]

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