Krav-maga

A Brief History of Krav Maga

Krav Maga, literally translated from Hebrew as ‘contact combat’, is an Israeli self-defense style that incorporates a variety of preexisting martial arts like aikido, judo, muay thai, wrestling, and boxing. This fighting style is regarded as an extremely effective form of self-defense, and is thus taught to several branches of the United States military. Considering the fact that many martial… Read more →

Plyometric Training and Exercises

Plyometric Training and Exercises

Plyometrics goes by the names “jump training” or “plyos”. Plyometrics has been around since the early 1980’s. There are two methods of plyometrics. The original type was invented by Yuri Verkhoshansky, who called this method, the shock method. The athlete drops from a high place and experiences a “shock” when landing. This form of jumping brings forth eccentric contraction that… Read more →

The History of Jazz Music

The History of Jazz Music

Jazz music originated in New Orleans, Louisiana in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. African-American musicians invented the music genre and it soon gained extreme popularity throughout the United States and eventually the world. Now, everyone recognizes this genre and it remains incredibly popular. Few people know the exact history and development of jazz, this post will give an… Read more →

Yoga at Your Desk

If your job requires that you sit at a desk for several hours a day, I’m guessing the chances that you’re currently feeling some bodily tension is very high. It’s a reality that our bodies are not built to be still and sitting for such long hours, and that positioning begins to take a toll on on the physical self.… Read more →