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What Are Martial Arts Values?

When we talk about teaching martial arts values we are referring to the traditional values of respect, honor, integrity, loyalty and the development of other personal attributes such as humility, maturity, a disciplined character and inner peace.These are the elements that combine to form a solid foundation from which to…Read More

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Key Elements of Physical Fitness

The idea of physical fitness may conjure up visions of workouts at the gym or an early morning run for most adults. But for children fitness and exercise really means playing and being active in all their activities. In effect, children are exercising any time they are participating in sports,…Read More

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Benefits of Physical Fitness

As parents we want to encourage our children to make physical fitness and healthy activity a daily priority. Like a healthy diet, adequate sleep and good hygiene, physical activity should be a routine part of their daily lives. All the experts agree that regular physical activity has significant health benefits….Read More

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Helping Your Child Get Fit

Now what, you ask? I understand that physical fitness is a critical element of my child’s well being and happiness. But how can I motivate them to get off the couch and get active? The following tips can assist you in helping your child to make lasting lifestyle changes that…Read More

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Fitness and Good Health

Fitness has been shown to be the most important lifestyle factor for good health. Many health experts believe increasing physical activity and exercise is an almost magic elixir for improved well being. Yet, despite the proven health and psychological benefits of increased fitness, a large percentage of the population does…Read More

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Child Nutrition Overview

Nutrition is defined as the process of providing your body with the food necessary for life and growth. In order to understand nutrition, you must realize that all food put into your mouth is either expelled as waste or converted into just four substances: glucose, amino acids, fatty acids and…Read More

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Eating Disorders Overview

Eating disorders are growing in incidence throughout the world. Here are the three primary types: Anorexia nervosa (severely restricted eating) Bulimia nervosa (binging with purging) Binge eating disorder (compulsive overeating) Eating disorders such as Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating disorder are characterized by extreme emotions, attitudes and behaviors surrounding weight…Read More

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Wellness vs. Weight

The terms wellness and health and fitness are often used interchangeably to define the condition of good overall physical and mental health, especially when maintained by proper diet, exercise, and habits. However, many people define health and fitness by the number they see on their bathroom scale. When a person…Read More

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