Advice

What to look for when choosing a Martial Arts Academy

By |2018-12-27T12:36:56+00:00August 30th, 2016|

What to look for when choosing a Martial Arts Academy Please print out as your check list Are they professional ? Are the facilities clean ? Is there toilets and a shower ? Is there good free parking ? Are there safety floors in place ( not just jigsaw mats that get dirty – remember peoples’ bare feet will be on these mats

7 Essential Tips To Keeping Hydrated When Martial Arts Training

By |2018-12-27T12:16:26+00:00April 12th, 2016|

7 Essential Tips To Keeping Hydrated When Martial Arts Training Summer seems to have arrived here in Chesterfield with temperatures reaching the 20’s. This is great for the sun worshippers and there is nothing better than a nice day, rather than the typical British weather. But we must remember that keeping hydrated is so important to your health, especially if you are doing a physical activity like martial arts.

Confidence issues with a new school

By |2018-12-27T12:37:59+00:00September 1st, 2015|

Confidence issues with a new school If your child has moved school, either at the start of a new year or if they have moved into the area, we often see it affect a child’s confidence, as they are exposed to unfamiliar surroundings. For many it is a daunting prospect – children moving up to a new school – either nursery to middle school, or middle school to secondary

Carbohydrates and your healthy eating

By |2018-12-27T12:40:49+00:00January 13th, 2015|

Carbohydrates and your healthy eating Following on from yesterdays overview of developing a healthier lifestyle, in this article we will concentrate on Carbohydrates, sources of carbohydrates and how we can consume them with healthy eating What are Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are all about energy – your body uses these foods to make glucose, which is your body’s main energy source. Glucose is a type of sugar that can

Understanding how you can develop a healthy lifestyle

By |2018-12-27T12:41:17+00:00January 12th, 2015|

Understanding how you can develop a healthy lifestyle What is a Healthy Lifestyle? Part of a healthy lifestyle encompasses many things, healthy eating and exercise being two main factors and it is important to understand how each of these can help you. It’s alright to say exercise is good for you, but do we really understand what types of exercise we need to do, how each type of

Losing Weight and getting fit for the New Year

By |2018-12-27T12:41:43+00:00January 8th, 2015|

Losing Weight and getting fit for the New Year So Christmas and New Year have been and gone and losing weight is now at the forefront of our minds. The festive period has meant that any form of healthy eating magically vanished: chocolates, mince pies, unhealthily large portions of beef, turkey and pork, cheese boards and Christmas puddings and maybe a few extra tipples along the way! All