Questions tagged [fitness]

Related to health and well-being topics, such as nutrition or physical condition tracking and improvement.

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Is semen retention an important thing in martial arts?

I'm in my 29s now. In a few months, I am going to marry. I have recently joined a martial arts course (Kalari) in my village. Actually, I am a bit lazy to exercise and now I am in under the weight. ...
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Magnesium supplements for martial art performance

I heard about magnesium and calcium supplements being recommended when working to improve your flexibility and high kicks. Researching on the subject I can see it recommended for martial arts and ...
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Wearing a chest heart rate sensor

I practice WTF TaeKwon-Do and would like to keep track of heart rate during training sessions. I have seen the advice about the effectiveness of fitness trackers, and I'm convinced about the ...
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Running Drag Resistance Parachute and Agility Ladder

Do people use running Parachute and Agility Ladder for martial arts training or it is not something useful?
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Gymming and Martial arts at the same time

I am a member of a gym for 7 months and do strength based exercises 5-6 days a week (in the evening) along with 10-15 minutes of cardio. I have decided to join a mixed martial art facility near my ...
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Soft/Energy drinks effects for tae kwon do players

My tae kwon do instructor always tells his students to avoid soft/energy drinks (like Pepsi, Coke or Red bull etc.) Do these kind of drinks harm your flexibility and stamina? What do experts say about ...
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what kind of gym work out is necessary for a Tae kwon do learner? [closed]

I take Tae Kwon Do 2 days a week and I also jog in the morning. I need a gym work out plan for the rest of the week. I need it to supplement body fitness and do specific strength supportive ...
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Wearing a fitness tracker during a martial arts session

I have always wondered how to measure the calories expended during a training session (I practice Aikido, but this is a general question regardless of art or style) and I have found little advice on ...