Postpartum Martial Arts Training: How to Get Back Into It

Motherhood changes female martial artists both physically and emotionally. And while you may feel ready mentally to return to your training, your body may not be. Returning to martial arts training postpartum is a slow process that requires patience. Here’s how to get back to training after pregnancy safely. Tips to Get Back Into Martial Arts Training After Pregnancy   New motherhood means breastfeeding every couple of hours, sleepless nights, and constant fatigue. Take all possible Read more [...]

6 Reasons Why Muay Thai Training Is Beneficial for You

Are you bored with your regular workout? How about getting into something more intense and interesting? How about Muay Thai? This combat-style sport involves hand-to-hand and leg-to-body contact. It's also a gruelling fitness experience. Kylie Gilbert of Shape also calls Muay Thai a mental workout as it requires immense focus to anticipate your opponent's next move. Muay Thai is a rigorous and rewarding experience that not only strengthens your body but also boosts your confidence. If you are Read more [...]

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Top 5 Reasons to Start Training

Are you interested in martial arts but don’t know where to start? Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) teaches students to use their underlying strength and body weight to defeat their opponent in the competition. It's also a great way to defend yourself, should the situation ever arise. BJJ is a total body workout that involves all the major muscle groups. It also requires practitioners to enhance their brainpower and critical thinking to ground their opponents. But BJJ isn't just a style of fighting. Read more [...]

What Are the Best Martial Arts for Self-Defence? (Top 6)

Since childhood we are taught to avoid violence. But not everyone does. Having the ability to defend ourselves or others, even if we never use it, can bring peace of mind. Martial arts is one way to achieve that. But there are so many. Which is best for you? Here, we look at six of the most popular defensive martial arts. Top 6 Martial Arts Forms for Self-Defence These martial arts disciplines will help you defend yourself in dangerous situations. 1. Taekwondo Originating in Korea, Read more [...]

How Chiropractic Treatment Can Help Mixed Martial Artists

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is an exciting combat sport that combines various types of fighting disciplines, including kickboxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and muay Thai. Although it's a fantastic way to improve your focus and discipline, it can be physically demanding. Your MMA training may include many body blows which can affect your health. Extensive training and repetitive movement of the muscles, joints, ligaments and spine can strain them. These injuries are common among MMA fighters and students, Read more [...]