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Is semen retention an important thing in martial arts?

There is no scientific evidence that sex (or no sex) before competition affects performance whatsoever. BBC, again the BBC, CNN, and a general search. Therefore, "semen retention" is nothing more than ...
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Is semen retention an important thing in martial arts?

There are many weird claims and customs in traditional martial arts. I've never heard about this one, but for example in aikido we have people talking about "centering their ki" which is like an ...
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Wearing a chest heart rate sensor

I am a TKD instructor (ITF - so no chest protectors) I wear a wrist based monitor to teach and let the students do so to train - They must sign forms taking responsibility for any damage to the ...
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Is my training good for martial arts?

You've only painted a snapshot, a picture in time. If this were your complete workout, I'd say it's not sustainable. You need to change your routine, and you need to add a few things. You made no ...
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Is my training good for martial arts?

A quick disclaimer A good workout for you may not be a good workout for others. For the other people who look here, remember that your body and training routine must push you, not break you. I am also ...
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Magnesium supplements for martial art performance

Both calcium and magnesium are electrolytes which aid in the transmission of fluid in the body. Among other things, a deficiency in magnesium or calcium is linked to muscle twitches and/or cramps. ...
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Is semen retention an important thing in martial arts?

I would write this as a comment, but I don't have the reputation. Abstaining from ejaculating has been shown to increase testosterone when over a period of 7 days. I'm not sure how long "semen ...
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Running Drag Resistance Parachute and Agility Ladder

I use an agility ladder for general fitness (great for calf strength) and footwork speed. I have seen people who incorporate kicks into their drills with ladders as well. Not sure if it is the best ...
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Running Drag Resistance Parachute and Agility Ladder

Martial arts drills involve a large set of aspects of a human body. It may be difficult to find all the ways that can help your body to adapt to these drills. Anything and everything that tests your ...
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Wearing a fitness tracker during a martial arts session

I practice Krav Maga here in Brazil and I have a Fenix 6 sapphire. Yesterday I got a HRM PRO and used it during class. It tracked my steps and heart rate. I Wonder wich Activity should I set on my ...
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Wearing a fitness tracker during a martial arts session

I wore my charge hr in a 3 hr session of Iaido. I burnt about 1000 calories. Bear in mind that iaido is not that intense as in comparison to other arts I have done (I burn the same calories doing a ...
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Wearing a fitness tracker during a martial arts session

I train Thai, mma and bjj and I use a garmin vivoactive hr, you can use it with or without a chest strap I have used it for heart rate with just the watch and just put it a few inches higher up my arm ...
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