Healthy and balanced breakfast ideas

healthy breakfast ideas
We all know that we should eat fresh and healthy produce in order to not only get our weight down to a healthy and manageable level, but also to ensure that we perform at our absolute best athletically, and that we remain as fit and as healthy as possible. People say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and for very good reason too. When we sleep, we hopefully get around 7 – 8 hours on average, and as most of us don’t go to bed on a full stomach, that means that we may go 8 – 10 hours without any food whatsoever. As soon as we wake up, our bodies are ...

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Healthy and balanced pre and post-workout snacks and meals

pre and post workout kickboxing meals
As far as health and fitness is concerned, different people train with different goals and targets in mind, but one thing that does remain consistent, is the fact that we need to fuel our bodies efficiently if we wish to perform at our absolute best. In the martial arts world, rather than sheer size and power, it is speed, agility, core stability, and flexibility that is the most important, so you need to consume foods that help bring out these physical traits from within. (more…)

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Kickboxing Class in Nottingham

Kickboxing Classes, Nottingham Club Our Eastwood club is a well established mixed ability kickboxing class. Many students that train at our Eastwood class also train at the Ilkeston club since they are so close. We encourage everyone who trains with us to work at their own pace. We have friendly and respectful classes and we encourage helpfulness. Because of this attitude we have built up an extremely popular and successful kickboxing club. Sparring Classes Though we do spar in the normal classes this class is for the people that enjoy the 'in the ...

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Kickboxing benefits for core strength, mental strength, and health and fitness

  Martial Arts have been around for literally centuries upon centuries, and this age-old discipline is still vastly popular in countries all over the world, and is arguably more popular now than at any other point in previous history. There are numerous different forms of Martial Arts, but arguably the most popular and most practised form is Kickboxing, and it is kickboxing we’ll be focusing on here. Not only does kickboxing teach you discipline, self control, and self defence, it is also incredibly beneficial for health, fitness, and general well-being purposes, ...

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Fitness Workout, Kickboxing

kickboxing workout
Kickboxing as a fitness workout – What does it entail?   Kickboxing, and indeed any other form of martial art for that matter, is one of the most beneficial physical activities to be involved in for a variety of reasons. Not only is it an incredible way of burning calories, toning your muscles, getting fit, and burning fat, but as well as that, a kickboxing workout also provides additional benefits such as: enhanced hand-eye coordination, improved flexibility, and increased levels of self discipline and self control. When you also consider that you’re learning a ...

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Ilkeston classes venue change

Ilkeston class moving to new location
Please note that as from Monday 28th September all Ilkeston classes will be relocated a short distance to the Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy Class times for Little Dragons, Juniors and mixed class are exactly the same! Full address - Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy Abbot Road, Kirk Hallam, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 4HX We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff at the Kirk Hallam Community Sports Academy for their help and support over the past year and for being able to provide us with somewhere to ...

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New membership offer!

Kickboxing – A fun, easy to learn martial art that will increase your confidence build your fitness and character. Our classes are suitable for everyone whatever your ability or age. This month we are doing a special offer alongside our memberships which now include a free pair of T-SPORT kickboxing gloves to train in! There is no better time to come along and try out one of our classes in Nottingham & Derby!  

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You & Your Kickboxing Grading

pka kickboxing grading
Martial arts is without question one of the most beneficial forms of exercise in the entire world. On top of that however, it is also a skill and a discipline that will stay with you forever. To help students move up in levels of ability, a coloured belt grading system is in place. Every few months, students will train for, and then undergo an assessment with the goal of achieving a different coloured belt, which indicates the next level above. Grading is designed to act as a motivational tool to show you how much you’re improving and to also provide a sense of accompl...

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PKA Kickboxing Grading Syllabus

pka kickboxing grading sets syllabus
  PKA Kickboxing belts are gained through a combination of skills. Technical sets are only one part of the grading but must be repeated each time you grade to show improvement from last time. You can download the the syllabus upto 1st Dan Black belt from this page. The grading sets are designed to test your knowledge of the art, control, flexibility and fitness amongst other things. Each set is done with your partner or another student that is grading. The PKA Kickboxing Grading set DVD is also available through our online shop. Click link below to download ...

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East midlands kickboxing PKA Interclub

We are pleased to announce the first East midlands Kickboxing PKA tournament of 2015! Held at the East Leake sports centre on 1'st March at 11am it will feature fighters from the following PKA clubs - Ilkeston, West Hallam, Eastwood, Heanor, Belper, Clifton, East Leake, Etwall, Cotgrave, Hilton, Keyworth & Radcliffe (more…)

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