Fun facts about Capoeira

March 6th, 2013

Martial arts have been in the mainstream for a while now, since the rise of Hong Kong kung fu movies with the likes of Bruce Lee. Everyone has learned about the usefulness of martial arts as a pastime, tool for kids and grownups. One this martial art is Capoeira, which never gained any real recognition but other than by those martial art aficionados who learn about every art. Capoeira originated in Brazil with a great backstory. The origin is somewhat a sad one because it involves slavery. The portuguse colonized Northern Brazil in the 16th century but lacked the man power to expand the settlements; this led to them importing African slaves. The slaves soon started revolting against their Portuguese overlords but this proved difficult because of the lack of weapons available to them and familiar to them. This marked the birth of Capoeira which involved lots of side [...] Continue Reading…

Getting Better Cardio with Running

February 25th, 2013

In the last decade the thought of personal fitness has arisen in nearly every country. Before that it was never really mainstream to talk about working, most people did sports or didn’t. But in the last decade this has greatly changed, with fitness gyms and martial arts gyms opening in every country in the world. Taking care of your personal health has become one of the top priorities of a person in our world. This mainly because of the advent of new diseases and society becoming generally less active. With the immergence of technology humans have jobs that require less and less manual labor. Working out can be anything from yoga to strength training to any sport.  But one of the easiest ways to get fit and be rid of most disease is be in good cardiovascular shape. A good body needs a good heart. Good cardio is not [...] Continue Reading…

Fastest way to get a slim stomach

February 20th, 2013

Many people say that losing weight is one of the hardest things to achieve with your body but that is not entirely true, gaining weight and losing weight can be hard for a certain body type but one thing that is just generally hard to get rid off is a belly. A fat belly is not considered attractive but it also sticks out which is unfortunate and disturbing. Losing a sticking out belly is not entirely an easy thing as stated earlier but can be achieved by doing certain things and avoiding certain things.

Things to do and not to do

Sleeping less can lead to a fat belly mostly because staying awake will lead more ghrelin production in your body which will lead you to starvation and compulsion eating. Also sleeping less can unbalance your hormonal system. Obviously eating healthy is a good suggestion. Some things that are generally always [...] Continue Reading…