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February 13th, 2015

The 8-Week Krav Maga Self-Defense Course at First Defense

Experience the world’s most popular and effective self-defense system at First Defense Krav Maga.
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February 26th, 2015

WomenFitness_Feb26_AWhether you’re a nine-to-five office employee or a working mom with a busy schedule, you probably find it hard to spare time for daily exercise. All your body really wants after a long, tiring day is to go straight home and get some rest. And this all-too-familiar routine goes on for weeks and months. Well, everyone has a reason to skip their workouts, but saying that you’re too busy to exercise is just an excuse. Even busy women can workout - it’s just a matter of making some small tweaks to your daily routine.
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February 25th, 2015

Plank_1 164Looking for a no-impact exercise that can help flatten your tummy? The plank may be just what you’ve been searching for. No, not that trend from a while back where people snapped photos of themselves lying on public benches, toilet seats and who knows what else. We’re talking about the exercise. And it has some unique benefits that should fit perfectly into your workout regime. Read on to learn more about the plank and its unique benefits.

What is a plank?

A plank exercise is pretty close to what it sounds like. Meaning that, when you do it, your body kind of looks like a plank of wood.
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February 19th, 2015

164AWhen you strap on your shoes to hit the treadmill, you may not be looking forward to the gruelling hour of perspiration and panting that awaits. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You have cardio options that you’ve never even considered. And you may not have to push yourself as hard as you think. It all starts with knowing the true definition of cardio.

Cardio defined

Many women think of cardio as being limited to running, swimming, power walking and cycling. But there are many more options besides these common exercises. The true definition of a cardiovascular exercise is any activity that improves the function of your cardiovascular system and strengthens your heart.
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February 18th, 2015

ExerciseGeneral_Feb18_AIn today’s health-conscious society, people are increasingly turning their unhealthy habits around and sparing time for some exercise. However, things can get pretty boring when it comes to the usual gym workouts and repetitive weight lifting. There’s definitely a time and place for indoor exercise - perhaps in unfavorable weather conditions. But if you’re the type of person who enjoys exercising outdoors, then cycling might be a great workout for you.
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February 16th, 2015

February 2015 Workshop: Use of throws & takedowns in Krav MagaIMG_0913
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