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Punches for a Great Cardio Workout

by Joe Lawrence December 1st, 2016
There are many great fitness routines you can do to get the heart pumping. I think I have done a great many of them, but always seem to go back to my martial arts training. I am going to do share an upper body cardio routine derived from this
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Exercise is the Best Medicine This Holiday Season

by Joe Lawrence November 22nd, 2016
There is no secret that the holiday season increases the stress levels significantly. We have parties to plan, meals to cook, gifts to get, and a myriad of other things to do. It is no wonder that many people claim this as the most stressful time of the year. The good news is that you are in the right place. Exercise is the best medicine for anxiety and according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, regular exercise
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A Workout Routine for the Busy Holiday Season

by Joe Lawrence November 17th, 2016
Staying fit during the holidays is very difficult. There are 1,000 reasons and excuses to break your day-to-day fitness routine. Although, exercise is the best remedy for the ensuing holiday stress, we still tend to find reasons to ignore exercise. This made me think of my off-week program I used to do when prepping for a tournament.

When preparing for something like a martial arts tournament, marathon, or anything else that requires a set fitness program, it is important to
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  • Holiday Ab Preparation

    by Joe Lawrence November 10th, 2016
    Everyone loves the holidays. Spending time with family and friends celebrating our religious beliefs and all the traditions that go along with them is a great way to boost morale and bring everyone closer together. The best way to bring people together is with food and many of us eat enough for a small village this time of year. I actually moved my military fitness test to October so
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  • Turn Your Body Into a Metabolism Machine

    by Joe Lawrence November 3rd, 2016
    The holidays are just around the corner and that means so are all of the good foods and snacks. The parties, pastries, drinks, and all the other calorie packed treats are only an arm’s length away. Even those with the strongest will power can’t say ‘no’ forever. Something has to give. I am going to give you some exercises so it is not your waistline that has to give!

    The trick
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  • Martial Arts Leg Strength

    by Joe Lawrence October 27th, 2016
    I have always been a fan of building useful muscle. Being in the military, I have worked with many young studs that have muscles on top of muscles. However, these guys are not always the best workers as their strength is not always practical. For example, changing a component on an aircraft engine that weighs 50 pounds and requires some dexterity. I would choose one of these muscle heads
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All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.