Makko-ho: Five Minutes Physical Fitness Book Review

Makkō-Hō is a system which through regular practice can produce a huge range of benefits for just about anybody at any age. This book gives a good clear breakdown of the four main exercises and also some detail on the science behind the purpose and results of the exercises.

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Fitness Requirements for Bujinkan Martial Arts Training

As a 25 year veteran of Bujinkan martial arts training, as well as being the creator of Warrior Fitness Training Systems, one of the things I pride myself on is my ability to access the fitness needs of my fellow martial artists, particularly those who train in the Bujinkan. A common misconception that you’ll hear bandied…

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Warrior Fitness Recommended Equipment

A question I often receive through email (which, by the way is great, please keep them coming!) is whether or not Warrior Fitness is strictly a bodyweight training system.  In short, no it’s not, but let me expand on that.  Bodyweight training is an outstanding way to exercise.  It requires absolutely no equipment, no gym membership,…

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How Dense are You?

In today’s hectic world it seems we are all continually struggling to fit more and more into less and less time.  Whether it’s squeezing more work into a 9 to 5 day, cramming more activities into a 2-day weekend, or condensing a week’s worth of email posts into a digestible digest version, it seems we are all…

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8 Ways to Fit in Your Fitness

It’s often been said that if you want something done you should give it to a busy person.  While this may be true of some busy people, namely the ones who are highly motivated, highly productive, and highly efficient, what about all the other busy people? What about those who are busy through poor time…

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Salads are Healthy, Right?

If you’re like most people, ordering a salad when you’re eating in a resturant seems like the healthy alternative.  Well, apparently all salads are NOT alike!  Take a look at this revealing report on the  Unhealthiest Salads in America. Be more informed.  Make beter choices!

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Warrior Fitness Workout of the Week #3

Let’s change it up a little bit this week and spend some time focusing on our core.  Since all movement originates from the core of the body, it makes good sense to target it specifically and ensure our cores are strong, mobile, and integrated with the rest of our body.  Instead of wasting time doing endless crunches,…

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A Worthy Cause…

Hi Everyone, My cousin, Karen, is raising money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation by running a 1/2 Marathon in July (yeah, I know, crazy) and I’m asking you to help by making a contribution!  Please use the link in below to donate online quickly & securely.  You will receive email confirmation of your donation…

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Top 10 Things to Look for in a Kid’s Martial Arts Class

One of the first things fellow parents tend to ask me after they find out I’ve been involved in the martial arts for over 25 years is, how do I find a good martial arts class for my kids?  Well, after years of answering this question, I realized my answers tend to follow a certain pattern. …

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Training as You Grow Older

 One of the greatest challenges a long term fitness enthusiast faces is the debilitating impact of age.  Certainly everyone understands the concept but what does it actually mean?  The average person has a higher metabolism when they are younger, a faster recovery rate, greater use of energy stores and suppleness around the joints.  So why…

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