Top 5 Mistakes When Starting an Exercise Program

In my experience there are several things that can contribute to failure in an exercise program, or any other goal for that matter.  In the past when I would fail to achieve a specific fitness goal or suffer a setback, minor or major, I’d chalk it up to fate and just try harder the next…

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Fitness Requirements for Bujinkan Martial Arts Training – part 2

In part one of this series, here, we discussed why it makes sense for Bujinkan practitioners, and indeed all martial artists, to include a fitness regimen as part of their training. We also reviewed the basics of General Physical Preparedness (GPP), and why it is necessary. Today, I’d like to talk about some specific examples…

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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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