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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. What often holds us back from success is not what we think we are, but what we believe we are not. A change in one’s mindset could start a chain reaction in achieving your goals.

5 Game-Changing Reasons You Need to Show Up for That Workout You Feel Like Skipping

Occasionally there’s that day when you’d rather do anything but exercise. Maybe you didn’t go to bed early enough the night before or maybe you had a draining day at work—maybe both. Whatever the case, the prospect of a workout seems daunting to you.Don’t you deserve a break? Maybe. However, there’s a lot to be [...]

By |2019-02-03T13:44:33-05:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Kickboxing 101, Mindset Minute|

Ditch That Workout: 6 Signs It’s Not Working Out

When it comes to exercise, we can be pretty set in our ways. We often pick a workout and stick to it for a long time. This is good, we think, because consistency and dedication are important. However, results are important too, and certain workout plans are great for some people but aren’t so [...]

By |2019-08-28T13:30:57-04:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Kickboxing 101, Mindset Minute|Tags: |

Top 10 Halloween Safety Tips

For many kids, Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year next to the Holidays. As a parent, or guardian, trick-or-treating can be a daunting experience that can come back to haunt you if you are not careful. To help prepare, here are some safety tips to put in place before [...]

By |2018-10-30T16:06:24-04:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Mindset Minute, Parent's corner|

Understanding the ABCs of Food Cravings

Whether it’s snacking on chips while watching TV, that tub of ice cream that empties just a bit too quickly, or an impulsive trip to McDonald’s, we all enjoy guilty pleasures. Although your favourite unhealthy foods can easily tempt you, understanding the ABCs of food cravings can help you crush cravings before they get [...]

By |2018-10-08T15:30:30-04:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Kickboxing 101, Mindset Minute|

4 Ways to Get Back into Your Workout Routine After a Long Break

You may remember a time when you were in pretty good shape. You did all the right things. You exercised a few times a week. You ate right. You got enough rest. You felt great. But then life got in the way. Maybe work got overwhelming. Maybe you got sick or injured. Maybe you had [...]

By |2018-07-31T17:57:07-04:00January 1st, 2018|Categories: Mindset Minute|

A Guide to a Nutritious Breakfast on the Go

Mornings are busy. Making sure you get your breakfast in before school or work can be a challenge. Many argue that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Regardless, building a healthy breakfast habit is possible with proper planning. Here are some tips to help make your breakfasts both nutritious and convenient. 1. [...]

By |2019-08-23T09:26:20-04:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: Kickboxing 101, Mindset Minute|Tags: |

5 Simple Tricks to eating healthy all week

Tricks to eating healthy? Yes! There are magic tricks to eating healthy. Well... sort of. It's really about how disciplined we are on our quest to achieving those important training goals we set. 1 - Drink plenty of Water.  We all know drinking water is important, but somehow we ignore [...]

By |2017-08-13T12:37:40-04:00August 9th, 2017|Categories: Kickboxing 101, Mindset Minute|

What to Do in an Active-Shooter Situation in Toronto

Responding to an active-shooter situation is an uncomfortable subject that we need to address objectively and sensibly, given the recent mass shootings across the globe. As a Toronto Martial Arts school, we believe it’s wrong to feed into fear-mongering and the opportunist agendas that mislead members of our Toronto communities and potentially put people [...]

By |2018-07-31T18:14:34-04:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Mindset Minute|

4 Tips to Prevent Your Summer Fitness Efforts From Falling Flat

Summers were made for days at the beach, baseball games, and long days spent outdoors, but even the most perfect of days can quickly head downhill if you aren’t ready for the sun and heat. Truth be told, heat kills more than 150 people in the across the country every year. Children and infants [...]

By |2017-08-13T11:31:53-04:00May 28th, 2016|Categories: Mindset Minute, Parent's corner|