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12 Days of Fitness Holiday Challenge!

  ‘Twas the week before Christmas, and with ice on the roads, There was no way to jog, and the gyms were all closed. The amount of consumption of sweet snacks and pies Had left everyone longing for some good exercise!  
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Which Bags are Best for My Program?

  The type of bag you need depends on what kind of fitness program you intend on offering. Some will work for multiple programs; others are best when used with one specific program.
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Help! How Do I Fit a Cardio Bags Class into my Gym?

  When it comes to adding a cardio boxing/kickboxing class, the biggest hindrance to some fitness studio or gym owners may not be the cost of equipment or a lack of staff, but lack of space. The size of the training bags (ranging 80-270 lbs.) seems intimidating. Where will they be stored? How much floor space will they take up? Will they get in the way of other classes?  
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Happy Birthday to Superfoot!

  If you’re a part of the martial arts world, chances are you know about Bill Wallace: author, actor, and undefeated karate champion.
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Remembering Bruce Lee

  Bruce Lee was born on November 27, 1940, in the hour and year of the Dragon according to the Chinese zodiac. Today would have been his 77th birthday.
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The Surprising Enemy Hiding Inside your Gloves

  In fitness and martial arts, it’s common to hear the expression, “Your biggest opponent is yourself,” or some similar sentiment. Well, friends, I hate to break it to you, but that is just not true. You’ve got a much tougher opponent out there. Unfortunately for you, every time you train, it gets stronger, too:
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These 3 Items Will Let You Exercise Anywhere This Holiday Season!

Traveling this holiday season? If you’re going to be on the move, bouncing between family members’ houses, airports and hotels, fitting in fitness can be tough.
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Want a Great Thanksgiving that Won't Weigh You Down?

  Thanksgiving food is, hands down, some of the best cuisine on earth. Unfortunately, while we’re caught up in the spirit of celebration we tend to let our eating go unchecked.
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3 Easy Ways to Promote Pro Shop Glove Sales

  If your gym offers a cardio boxing or kickboxing group fitness class, you’ve probably already thought about selling gloves. Now, you’ve made the call: you’re going to keep up with your competition, make extra revenue for your gym, and provide a valuable service to your members. However, you know that you can’t just throw gloves onto your sales floor and wait for them to sell.
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5 Ways to Speed Recovery After a Training Injury

Over the course of our lives, most of us will experience some form of physical injury. And while participation in martial arts and other sports is great for our health in many ways, unfortunately, it also increases our risk of certain injuries.
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