BARTENDAZ the movement is moving. Moves communities from around the way to around the globe. Influencing culture and changing the world one rep at time.
This year body weight exercises have been recognized to be the biggest fitness trend of 2015. For some it’s a fad for us it’s life.
By Kit Fox, MensFitness
Body-weight training is 2015’s top fitness trend, beating out last year’s No. 1, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), reports the American College of Sports Medicine.
Body-weight training—using your own weight for resistance, as opposed to free weights or machines—is great for building muscle on the cheap (one reason it gained popularity in the recent recession, says study head Walter Thompson, Ph.D.); if you lack equipment (like when you’re traveling); or when you just want to avoid the gym’s grunting masses.
BARTENDAZ advocates the reality that Health is Wealth and Movement is Medicine. The following article highlights the fact the movement need not be strenuous in order to benefit the practitioner.
Check it out and let us know your thoughts on the topic.
By Jessica Walters, MindBodyGreen
As a NASM-certified personal trainer, I’ve heard every client excuse under the sun. (And as a life-long exerciser, I’ve used over half of them myself!) There’s no getting around it: Sometimes working out is just hard. However, scientific research provides plenty of motivation for hesitant clients (and even exhausted trainers!).
Here are five science-based reminders why exercising may be the most important thing any of us all do all day:
BARTENDAZ use exercise as a metaphor for life. Experts have discovered several ways that movement benefits individuals from the inside out. Check this list compiled by TIME magazine and tell us what you think.
By Esther Crain, Time.com
Put down the creams and potions and start sweating off the years
The powers of a steady fitness routine are impressive: regular exercise can help you build stronger muscles, stave off chronic illnesses, and make your clothes fit a whole lot better. But there’s another benefit of physical activity that deserves a shout-out: the way even moderate amounts seem to shave years off your age, no matter how many birthdays you’ve actually celebrated. Of course, you can’t change your chronological age, but exercise can improve your health to the point where you look and feel younger than you are, says Frank Frisch, PhD, director of kinesiology at Chapman University in Orange, Calif. Behold the 15 physical and mental effects a sweat session can have on your brain and body. Just reading this list will motivate you to never blow off a gym session again..
Bartendaz physical fitness program in your area. Bartendaz is a dynamic martial arts and physical training program engineered to bolster fitness, discipline, self-esteem and actualization for practitioners. A combination of military drills, calisthenics and break dancing, Bartendaz physical fitness practice does not only transform bodies; it transforms lives. In 1993, the Bartendaz founder, Hassan Yasin, was practicing his own unique fitness drills at a park in Harlem. Intrigued, a group of young men nearby began watching and asked for him to explain his technique.
Within a few weeks, the number of followers was in the dozens. And within that five years the Bartendaz method was being instructed in over 20 New York City Public Schools. The most remarkable result of the program was not the increase in muscular strength and capacity but the dramatic turnaround in the lives of the students. In finding gratification and peer validation in fitness, many of the students chose to veer away from vice and delinquency and reshape their lives.
Because of its foundation in hip-hop culture, Bartendaz has been extraordinarily popular with urban youth, and has been a huge success in the most high-risk schools. The Bartendaz program uses a down to earth approach, in 4 week to full semester courses integrating martial style discipline with dynamic rhythmic drills.
This fusion is so engaging that it allows for seamless leadership training and public health education across age lines effectively reaching elementary to high school youth. As such, practitioners of Bartendaz not only advance in their physical fitness, they advance towards their actualization and life goals.
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