Category: aerobic exercise

Freerunning, Better Suited For Fight Scene Choreography

I will always promote the martial arts as the most amazing and comprehensive training experience.  But I marvel when I watch freerunning or parkour.  Although it is easy to combine these two hobbies, you do not need to have martial arts or gymnastics skills in order to learn freerunning. For today’s aspiring martial arts styled stuntmen,... Read more »

MMA Meets Kettlebell Training, Part 1

Repeat the same motion as you did for the rear uppercut.
Kettlebells can be compared with other modalities of training.  There are several great functional exercises and tools that can be used to improve athletics.  Kettlebells are an excellent addition to a MMA workout routine because of their biomechanical muscle replication.  They can be used to recreate the body’s involvement when doing kicks, punches and takedowns.... Read more »

Muay Thai Boot Camp for All Levels Saturday the 16th

Said Hatim, a Chicago MMA and Muay Thai/Kickboxing Coach is holding a boot camp workout that will feature Muay Thai’s very best training tactics.  This 3 hour workout is being held Sunday, May 16th at 11am to 2pm .  It will be held in the West Loop at POW! Mixed Martial Arts, 312-829-7699.  All levels... Read more »
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Health and Fitness 101: What is Your Target Heart Rate?

How do I determine my target heart rate? The general formula for the average person is 220 age X 60% and X 90% of HRmax. For example, a 30 year old would calculate his target zone using the above formula: 220-30=190.  190x.60=114 and 190x.90=171. This individual would try to keep his heart rate between 114... Read more »