Core Challenge

Core Challenge Day One: 30 Second Plank, 30 Second Side Plank on each side. 10 Push-ups 10 Lemon Squeezes 25 Bicycle Crunches 50 squat pulses Day Two:  45 Second Plank, 45 Second Side Plank on each side. 15 Push-ups 15 Lemon squeezes 35 Bicycle crunches 75 squat pulses Day Three: 60 Second Plank, 60 Second Side Plank…

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Abs & Butt Workout

Abs & Butt Workout Miss boot camp this morning? First find a great spot!  Then, 25 Hip Lifts 50 Bicycle Crunches 25 Side laying, straight leg lateral lifts both sides 25 Reverse crunches 100 Flutter kicks, back supported with hands under bottom or lower back. 25 Hip lifts with hip opener in up position (don’t…

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Hotel Workout Ideas

Hotel Workout Ideas If you have dumbbells available in your hotel gym try this one out.  It will take around 30 to 45 minutes to complete. Repeat Four times: Exercise 1: Bent Over Dumbbell Row – Use weight where 10 to 15 reps is a challenge for you. Exercise 2: Dumbbell Squat to Bicep Curl –…

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Traditional Training For The Modern Athlete

Traditional Training For The Modern Athlete The why, of how traditional martial arts training helps individuals become successful athletes. Long term quality traditional martial arts training can lead to huge benefits to our youth now, and through the longevity of their life.  Students develop the skills necessary to become teachable along with becoming self-learners.  Students…

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Why Yoga? Is it for me? I’m worried I can’t……

Why Yoga? Is it for me?  I’m worried I can’t…… So often media creates these images in our mind of the expectations of what we should be.  We often see yoga photos of thin long men and women with sinewy muscles in asanas (or poses) that seem super human. Maybe perhaps, for some, the slower pace of…

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The Energy of Success – A Reflection From Instructor Tammy Bauer

The Energy of Success I often spend a large amount of time reflecting on, and thinking through tournament weekends. This is particularly true since I have become an instructor. What an amazing weekend it was! It was a weekend full of success.  It is comfortable to reflect upon all the great moments!  The gleaming moments…

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Traditional Martial Arts – Developing your child into a happy, confident, great person.

It is always such an exciting time for both parents and children when a child begins a new activity!  It is no different when stepping onto the martial arts training floor.  From a 3 year old to an adult everything is new, and there are no real expectations just yet. However the expectations from me,…

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