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Based on your added details, I'll offer an opinion. I'm a programmer too. I would suggest that your problem is sugar. This can be complicated by caffeine and other additives if you are drinking the energy type drinks rather than just the straight Coke/soda. The drinks you have are absolutely loaded with sugar, this causes your insulin levels to go haywire, ...


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Get more fit It sounds like one problem could be that you're simply not fit. You're doing some sort of bodyweight-resistance strength/endurance/metabolic-conditioning/stretching routine twice a week, but if it was helping, it has stopped. I recommend starting a strength and conditioning program outside of class. Don't worry about BMI, as it's a flawed ...


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A standard way to increase endurance, for martial arts as well as most other sports, is to add a running schedule to your training. Running itself is an art, and an appropriate schedule will heavily depend on how well you recover from class, how heavy your training is, your body type, how much time you have available, etc... A general, all purpose, good ...


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I'm also a programmer, so this is not a medical opinion. Apart from seconding @slugster's comments about sugar (try more low GI foods instead of sugar), this sounds like it could be low iron, which could also be fixed by diet. Here's a link to some info on iron deficiency http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Iron_deficiency_adults ...



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