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Yes, but... (and it's a big "but") Two things stimulate bone density: Damage Generally our biological systems are set up so that if something is damaged, cells lay down more, tougher material since clearly what we had before wasn't quite tough enough. In other tissues, this forms as scar tissue which can reduce your mobility, however bone just gives ...


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Yes, hitting objects does make your bones more solid. Bones are primarily made up of two parts, and outer layer and an inner layer. The outer is a thin layer of compact bone (cortical bone). The inner layer is far less compact and is known as spongy or cancellous bone. The thin layer provides up to 80% of the strength of the bone despite covering a much ...


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I'll focus my answer on why you want to do that, and if it's a effective/safe way to achieve the goals that you are truly seeking( because even if you can do increase your bone density, this does not necessary means that you achieve the goal you want) so I'll work with 3 scenarios : I want to hit my opponent harder I want to feel less pain I want to ...


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Well it seems I might be the only one who thinks this is mostly a myth. I'm open to the possibility that bone density can be changed by beating against the bone or breaking the bone, but I'll require citations for that from scientific sources first. I wrote about this particular issue in my answer to the broader question of: Arm Toughening Without Losing ...


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Basing this answer on a TaeKwonDo front kick With most things in life the best way to improve is to practice it. Breaking If you are looking to break with a front kick then technique is crucial. Ensure that your knee is coming up high (and then dropping slightly as the foot fires forward to make the foot travel straight). Make sure you are making ...


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Practice your kicks as if you are moving in slow-motion. While doing so, focus on perfecting your form. Proper posture, balance, and skeletal alignment are key to optimizing your technique. Speed and power will follow. I cannot stress this enough, but practice your kicks and footwork at the same time. If you are looking to be a high level competitor in ...



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