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Long-term Benefits of a Weekly Exercise Routine

Long-term Benefits of a Weekly Exercise Routine

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Oftentimes we think of a routine as being something ordinary, but did you know there are extraordinary long-term benefits of a weekly exercise routine? “Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells us on its website. “Only a few lifestyle choices have as large an impact on your health as physical activity.” At MP USA, we consider the practice of martial arts among the best physical activities you can add to your personal fitness routine. When we outline the six reasons adults should practice…

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The Top Five Martial Arts in the World

The Top Five Martial Arts in the World

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Chuck Norris has black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo and is the founder of Chun Kuk Do. Jackie Chan has a black belt in Hapkido and has also studied Karate, Judo, Taekwondo and Jeet Kune Do. Although they originally came from different worlds, both men have achieved international fame as martial artists and actors. Along with their differences, they share many commonalities. As with people, martial arts come in all shapes and sizes. They have similarities and distinctions that can enrich our lives in many ways. Let’s take a look at the top five martial arts in the…

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MP USA Family Martial Arts Classes

Benefits of Doing Martial Arts Together as a Family

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Our motto at MP USA is “Do it. Feel it. Love it.” As you follow our blog, you’ll quickly see how passionate we are about Merpati Putih (MP), Vibravision and the way martial arts practice can enrich our lives. With fall in the air, we look forward to the changing seasons and the New Year. Beginning in January 2019, our family martial arts program will give parents and children the opportunity to practice martial arts together, and we can hardly wait. There are so many benefits of doing martial arts together as a family. When you work out with your…

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Benefits of Women's Self-Defense Classes in Ogden Utah

Benefits of Women’s Self-Defense Classes in Ogden Utah

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When the #MeToo movement went viral in October 2017, the fire of a national conversation was reignited to “help survivors of sexual assault…find pathways to healing.” This dialogue has given a new voice to a sobering statistic that tragically isn’t new in our society. According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), “1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.” Other statistics point to as many as one in three women being victimized. At MP USA, we are committed to lowering the odds of ANY woman in…

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Increasing Brain Health with MP USA in Ogden Utah

Increasing Brain Health with MP USA in Ogden Utah

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It comes as no surprise that participating in martial arts boosts physical health, but did you know that it’s also good for your mind? Increasing brain health with MP USA in Ogden Utah is a goal being achieved in every class we hold, both in our youth and adult programs. What makes our programs most exciting is that the growth our students experience is progressive. Also, as we train together to achieve individual strength, awareness, leadership and focus, we develop skills that can enhance every aspect of our lives. What the Research Says In February 2018, Ashleigh Johnstone, a PhD…

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Health Benefits of Group Exercise at MP USA in Ogden Utah

Health Benefits of Group Exercise at MP USA in Ogden Utah

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How many times have you heard someone wish out loud for a workout partner? “If only I had someone to go to the gym with me…” “If only I had a walking buddy…” “If only I could take a class…” “If only…then I know I’d exercise more!” Turns out, it’s true. We do exercise more when we aren’t going it alone, and we also achieve better health and fitness outcomes. That’s why we’re so excited to share the health benefits of group exercise at MP USA in Ogden Utah. Why Group Exercise Is So Great A recent Healthline article we…

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Six Reasons Adults Should Practice Martial Arts

Six Reasons Adults Should Practice Martial Arts

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If you Google “benefits of martial arts for kids,” you’ll  find a long list of advantages–discipline, socialization, and confidence to name just a few. At MP USA Martial Arts Academy, we champion the important life skills children develop as they participate in our programs. We also champion the important life skills ADULTS develop as members of our growing organization. Martial arts are for everyone, and it’s never too late to start. We believe strongly in six reasons adults should practice martial arts, and members of our adult Athletic Adventure Program (AAP) enjoy the following benefits: Self-Defense: We develop skills to…

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Wealth of Health Fitness Class Ogden Utah

The Best Meditation Wellness Programs in Ogden Utah

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If you’ve lived near Ogden, Utah very long or visited our thriving community, you know how much we value living well. This concept of wellness can be explored in many ways, including our efforts to maintain physical fitness, engage in fulfilling employment, enjoy family togetherness and nurture our emotional health. At MP USA Martial Arts Academy, we value the feeling of wholeness that comes with finding balance in each of these areas of our lives, and we consider meditation an important step on the path toward achieving our goals. If you’re looking for one of the best meditation wellness programs…

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youth leadership development at MP USA Martial Arts

Youth Leadership Developmental at MP USA Martial Arts Academy in Ogden Utah

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We can tell you all about how great Merpati Putih (MP) is for developing youth, but sometimes the best explanations are no match for a real-life example. So, today, we are going to introduce you to an outstanding young man named Jaxon. In the process, you will learn a little something about youth leadership development at MP USA Martial Arts Academy in Ogden Utah. What Mas Nate and Mas Mike Have to Say about Jaxon Before we get into the interview with Jaxon, here is what Mas Nate and Mas Mike, the owners and certified trainers at MP USA, had…

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Martial Arts Classes Help with Brain Development

5 Ways Martial Arts Classes at MP USA Teaches Kids How to Avoid Procrastination

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: You ask your youngster early in the day to complete a chore before supper time. They clearly acknowledge you, but rather than getting the task out of the way so they can enjoy the rest of their day, they leave it for later. And, when the family sits down for dinner, the job still isn’t complete. Procrastination is common among teens, tweens, and other young ones these days. Here are some ways that MP USA teaches kids how to avoid procrastination. 1. Work before Play When you give young people the choice…

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