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Fitness

The Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory Recovery Cocktail

I think I post some version of recovery drink at least once a year. Here’s my newest combination of goodies meant to make training harder and more frequently a lot easier on your body! I’ll start by making a heretical … Continue reading

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The Perfect Workout?

If you’re like me, you probably focus more on merrymaking (i.e., sleeping and eating) than training over the holidays.  I’ve been trying to be really good in terms of diet and exercise leading in to the inevitable, cheerful sloth in … Continue reading

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A Link to the Past

Remember the forest where you get the Master Sword in the SNES classic, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past? If not, here’s the clip I’m thinking of. Thanks for indulging my 90’s video game geekery. That’s probably … Continue reading

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Fitness Inspiration

I know I gush a lot about Ross Enamait on this blog, but his low-tech, high-effect approach to training is what got me to change my entire outlook on fitness. Yeah, MMA training and CrossFit is in vogue, but Ross … Continue reading

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How to Get a Big Belly and Why It’s Important

Fit or Fat? Martial artists are often considered some of the most highly skilled and best conditioned athletes in the world. Many maintain peak fitness and regularly undergo grueling training sessions. All attempt to practice and healthy lifestyles. Then there’s … Continue reading

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How to Get the Sexy Hips You Always Dreamed Of!

Ok, so not many of us really think of our hips as an important part of a killer beach body. The folks sweating it out to P90X or Insanity certainly won’t stress this. But the one of the most important … Continue reading

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Ouch! (A Story of Neglected Training)

Remember gym class?  If you’re a child of the 80’s or 90’s, you were probably part of a group of kids who had to start writing essays instead of running laps.  At least in Massachusetts, where I grew up, the … Continue reading

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Greater Farmington Valley Fitness

I’d like to take a moment to tell you about a new opportunity to challenge yourself and to get in the best shape of your life!  If you’re a student at Gracie Farmington Valley, you probably already know that we’ve … Continue reading

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How Martial Arts Can Help In Losing Belly Fat

Hi, Everyone:  Here’s a cool guest post from James, a writer for bellyfat360.com.  He provides us with some great advice about fitness in this article and on his website.  If you’ve been wanting to start training in martial arts to help reach … Continue reading

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DIY Sandbag Trap Bar

Here’s a quick twist on working out with an old toy. I repurposed my heavy sandbag into a trap bar for deadlifts and shrugs. First, I used some old ratchet straps from the wing chun dummy I made a few … Continue reading

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