Losing Weight in Your Sleep, Part Two

Losing Weight in Your Sleep: How Good Sleep Habits are Vital to Good Health

This is Part 2 of a Two Part Article.  You can find Part 1 HERE

How to Adopt Good Sleep Habits

Getting eight hours of sleep is fine in theory, but for most adults, this can be quite challenging. The fast pace of modern lives coupled with a load of sleep-inhibiting habits that are now commonplace in our culture have made getting a full night’s rest increasingly difficult. If you are serious, however, about improving your sleep here are some habits you can adopt that will … Read the rest

How Martial Arts Can Help With Child Obesity

How Martial Arts Can Help With Child Obesity

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According to World Health Organization, childhood obesity has increased dramatically since 1990. This presents a serious public health problem, as obese children are more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases or diabetes at a young age. Furthermore, childhood obesity has negative effects on mental health, as it’s connected with a number of psychosocial problems (such as depression, lack of confidence and social engagement).

Only a couple of decades ago children lived their youth in a much different way than today’s generations. They spent more time outside the house, played more and enjoyed outdoor … Read the rest

Happy Birthday Kru Brian Naidu!

 

Happy Birthday Kru Brian Naidu!

Happy birthday to this handsome stud, Kru Brian Naidu! Kru Brian does a great job as one of the leaders of our Teen Muay Thai class. And recently he’s been making these awesome videos of our classes here at KOMBAT. Thank you Brian for your support at KOMBAT and have a great Bday!
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Losing Weight in Your Sleep

Losing Weight in Your Sleep: How Good Sleep Habits are Vital to Good Health

This is Part 1 of a 2 Part article.

Losing weight can be incredibly difficult. From 8:00 AM jogs to less than appetizing diets, shedding pounds certainly takes some sacrifice. But what if you were told that one of the most crucial components of weight loss is getting the proper amount of sleep each night? Study after study is showing this to be the case, and the evidence is mounting up in favor of good sleeping habits leading to better physical and mental health, even—and especially—when … Read the rest

Strength Training for the Martial Artist

Strength Training for the Martial Artist

One of my associates made a very good observation; there are a lot of martial artists that spend a lot of time on conditioning, but not so much on developing strength.  Typically you will see most practitioners of the martial arts doing tons of pushups, skipping rope and maybe some “functional training” stuff like tire flipping, sledge hammer, med balls drills…all typically conditioning drills, but none of that stuff really develops their strength.

When most martial artists think of strength training, they think of the massive muscles of a body builder, and that scares … Read the rest

Muay Thai Combo From Henri Hooft

Last year, we had Henri Hooft, trainer to UFC, Glory and other professional combat fighters at KOMBAT ARTS.  Henri will be making his return to KOMBAT in March 2017.  Details to follow.

Here is one of Kru Joey’s favorite combo from that workshop:

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