Nootropics for Martial Artists

Here’s a cross post from sister (father?) site JackedDad.com about nootropics. Also known as smart drugs, these naturally derived and synthetic substances to help to improve memory and focus for many people.

As a new dad, I’ve found these mental qualities to be in short supply, so I decided to give nootropics a try. You can read about my experiences here.

How can nootropics help martial artists? Well, if baseball, according to Yogi Bera is “90% half mental”, then karate, jiu-jitsu, mma, and other arts must be at least 95% three quarters mental!

All kidding aside, the ability to relax and focus–to quiet and prime your mind–while performing and learning new techniques is a major aspect of training. Smart drugs are a safe and healthy way to enhance your mental performance without risk of side effects or accusations of cheating.

Read more and let us know what you think!

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About moaimartialarts

Lucky enough to grow up with the martial arts, I have felt their positive influence throughout my life and am especially interested in sharing these experiences with others. I enjoy working with youth and adults to give back some of what I've received. If you would like to learn more about Uechi-Ryu/Shohei-Ryu Karate, or if you want to find people to train with, please contact me. I am the head karate instructor for the Meriden Martial Arts Club.
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