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Myths and Truths About Mind Over Matter

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Sometimes, it’s fun to try to wrap our heads around those things that make you go, “hmmm.” To get your mental muscle-flexing, we’re going to play a True or False game today to explore some myths and truths about mind over matter.  The Questions Please take a stab at responding True or False to the following statements. Then, keep reading to see how well you did on our quiz! Mind over matter can help you lose weight. Mind over matter has no impact on sports performance. Mind over matter can create real reactions to fake positives AND to false negatives….

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5 Martial Arts Myths You Should Know

5 Martial Arts Myths You Should Know

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Merriam-Webster defines a myth as “an unfounded or false notion.” Often, we use myths to explain, justify or rationalize something we don’t understand…but this can lead to the perpetuation of many negative perceptions!

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Improving Public Speaking Through Martial Arts Training

Improving Public Speaking Through Martial Arts Training

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Did you know that public speaking is #3 on Iron Mind’s list of top 10 human fears? In fact, getting up in front of a crowd terrifies many people more than snakes, monsters, airplanes, demons, AND being poisoned! Termed “glossophobia,” fear of public speaking is an anxiety disorder that can be treated with medication, therapy, psychoeducation and more. Once you overcome your fears, you can hire professional speaking coaches and join groups such as Toastmasters to polish your technique…OR you can work on improving public speaking through martial arts training. What Makes Public Speaking So Scary? Fear of public speaking…

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Developing Balance and Coordination Through Martial Arts Training

Developing Balance and Coordination Through Martial Arts Training

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“I went into the bank earlier to check my balance…Got some funny looks standing on one leg with my arms outstretched!” Lame jokes aside, we hope we got your attention! At MP USA, you’re not going to have to do the flamingo very often…but you WILL have the opportunity to enrich your life. Today, we’re going to talk about developing balance and coordination through martial arts training, and we’re eager to share some exciting information about how practicing Merpati Putih can help keep you upright. Although balance diminishes for each of us as we age, practicing MP can prolong the…

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5 life lessons martial arts teaches

5 Life Lessons Martial Arts Teaches

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Money can’t buy happiness. Practice makes perfect. The early bird gets the worm. These are life lessons we learn at home, at school, and in business. Did you know we can also learn a lot about life through the practice of martial arts? Today, we’re going to talk about 5 life lessons martial arts teaches, and we hope you’re ready to let the conversation flow! “Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless – like water,” said the legendary Bruce Lee. “Now you put water into a cup; it becomes the cup; you put water into a bottle; it becomes the bottle,…

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Important Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart

Important Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart

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Lub-dub. Lub-dub. Lub-dub. Listen up! This is your heart talking, and our conversation today is designed to help it keep pumping. As we discuss some important tips for maintaining a healthy heart, keep in mind that it’s never too late – or too early – to start making healthy changes to improve your lifestyle. “Keeping your heart healthy is simple when you look at the big picture,” says Wendy Fries with WebMD. “Get exercise. Eat right. Stress less. Watch your weight. Don’t smoke.” Let’s break it down… Why Does Heart Health Matter? According to John Hopkins Medicine, heart disease tops…

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5 Historical Martial Arts Weapons

5 Historical Martial Arts Weapons

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As with all weaponry, the knives, swords, staffs and other weapons used in martial arts practice should be treated with great respect and care. While using them is definitely VERY COOL, it takes patience, practice, and prudence to learn to use them properly. In contemporary martial arts practice, weapon training is not only cool, but it also sharpens the students overall martial arts discipline. Historically, however, martial arts weapons had a purpose far beyond being for show. They were used to gain a competitive edge in a fight. Today, we’re going to explore the stories behind 5 historical martial arts…

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6 reasons to start a low impact workout in 2019

6 Reasons to Start a Low Impact Workout in 2019

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In August, we shared six reasons why adults should practice martial arts. These include: Self-Defense: We develop skills to prepare ourselves to respond to a threat with competence, confidence, and self-control. Health & Fitness: We strengthen and train our bodies to improve our health and accomplish physical fitness goals. Meditation: We achieve greater mindfulness through the practice of moving meditation. Inner Peace: We embrace balance and harmony as we look inward for personal peace. Expanded Awareness: We see more clearly and feel more deeply as we experience life with expanded awareness and connection. Inner Power: We master techniques to manage,…

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5 Reasons Martial Arts Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

5 Reasons Martial Arts Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

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When the clock struck twelve to usher in the New Year, were you excited about the list of 2019 resolutions you’d already set…or are you still cringing about the prospect of setting new goals? Don’t worry if you can best relate to the latter. It’s a fact. Many people despise New Year’s resolutions, and Jennifer Diffley with SelectHealth tells us why. “If you roll your eyes at inspirational memes, or unfollow people who are unfailingly upbeat,” she writes, “there’s a good chance you really hate New Year’s resolutions. After all, what’s the point of setting goals when most of the…

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