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Health & Fitness

One of the main reasons people get involved in martial arts is for the health and fitness benefits associated with them. How to stay healthy, deal with common injuries, and learn new training exercises is the rave here.

Core Strength Exercises
Every martial arts style requires a level of fitness from its practitioners. Core strength exercises, or those that target the stomach, back, and pelvis, are particularly important to success in all athletic activities, including martial arts…

How to Improve Grip Strength for Martial Arts
When discussing martial arts acumen, the subject of grip strength rarely comes up. That’s a shame, because it certainly should.

Get the Most out of Stretching
Forthcoming are five things martial artists should consider when trying to get the most out of stretching.

Cardio Respiratory Endurance and MMA
An interesting article on building cardio respiratory endurance for mixed martial arts fighting.

How to Build Explosive Power
Most martial arts styles involve explosive movements. Here are four ways to build core strength with this in mind.

Self Assisted Neck Stretches
Too often in martial arts training, the neck is forgotten about. Here are some stretches that could serve that can help you deal with that sore neck.

Tai Chi for Health Purposes
Background on Tai Chi and how it may improve your health.

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