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Joint Health 101

 
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IDEA World Day 2: Enter the Demo Class

I'm writing from the IDEA World Convention in Anaheim, California. It's the go-to fitness industry event for personal trainers, group fitness instructors, gym owners, etc - and Century's a part of it!
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IDEA World Day 1: A Good IDEA (World)

Good morning everyone! I'm writing this blog post from Anaheim, California, where the 2019 IDEA World Convention is taking place - and Century Martial Arts is part of it!
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Have Fun Being Healthy: Habits for Everyday Life

  You know that your health is important, but the journey toward getting healthier can seem difficult or, worse, boring. However, your health is too important to be viewed as merely mundane! You don’t have to follow a strict dietary plan or a slog along with a monotonous exercise routine to keep your body and mind healthy and strong.
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What You Should Know About Fats in Your Diet

  There are many misconceptions about fats. With so much misinformation and so many fad diets, it can be easy to become confused about fats, their purpose and the differences between types of fat. In addition to potentially affecting your fitness goals, fats can impact both your short-term and long-term health. Understanding the difference between good fat and bad fat can help you make the best decisions for your health and well-being.  
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The Value of Yoga for Martial Artists

A quiet yoga class full of students contorting and stretching themselves on mats may not be the first thing you think of when picturing effective supplementary training for martial arts. But think again! In addition to being an excellent workout for building flexibility (like you need for high kicks and squirming out of chokes), yoga is also an incredibly useful second hobby for martial artists.  
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How to Become a Morning Person in 5 Easy Steps

 
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Help Knock Out Parkinson's Disease this April

  April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. This disease affects between seven to 10 million people worldwide, including an estimated one million Americans. Each year, approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed.
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5 Sneaky Reasons You Might be Gaining Weight

  Weight gain can be extremely frustrating, especially when we feel like there’s no explanation for it. Part of the problem is that weight gain really is much more complicated than we think – it’s not just consuming excess calories and eating fatty foods, but is a complex reaction that oftentimes involves a wide variety of potential causes.  
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What Are You Fit For?

  When it comes to fitness, we all know what’s good for us and what’s not. That early morning yoga class? Pretty good. Going right to the couch after work and curling up with a bag of chips? Not so good. Research on the topic is abundant as well. It’s irrefutable that weight, level of physical activity, and dietary choices have an impact on our overall health. So with all this knowledge out there, why do so many of us still struggle to actually do anything to change our fitness?
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