Category: Get in Shape in San Diego

Articles about how to get in shape and how to stay in shape in San Diego: Fitness, Nutrition, Exercise and other

Happy Holidays 2016

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Happy and healthy holiday season for all, from Full Potential Martial Arts in San Diego!!! Here is a martial-arts/karate themed Happy Holidays card I designed.  Can you recognize the techniques in the artwork? (Answers below)

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San Diego Martial Arts Workout Meetup

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Full Potential Martial Arts is a proud sponsor of the San Diego Martial Arts Workout Meetup. This is a regular Meetup that meets every Thursday, and explores different topics related to martial arts and self-defense. It is open to martial

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Exercise and Martial Arts help Fight Cancer

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If feeling good, having a great looking body, and boosting your energy levels aren’t good enough excuse to engage in vigorous exercise such as martial arts, a recent academic study shows that vigorous exercise confers cancer protection.

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Ten Martial Arts Tips for Jump-Starting Your New Year

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As the holidays are winding down and the New Year rolls around, here are ten martial arts tips to give you a jump-start on the New Year by helping boost your energy, increase your fitness level, improve your self-defense skills

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Carmel Valley Dojo Anniversary Celebration, 2014

Carmel Valley / San Diego Martial Arts dojo Anniversary, 2014

We had a great time yesterday celebrating the dojo’s two year anniversary teaching martial arts in San Diego / Carmel Valley. with a special training and a tasty dinner. My thanks to the students. It is YOU who make our

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High Intensity Interval Training and Martial Arts

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) in Martial Arts

As we strive to get in better shape – for summer, for an occasion, or just to feel better – it is a good idea to check and “tune” our exercise routine. (You have one, right?). In this article, I

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Dojo Anniversary Training

Martial Arts | Carmel Valley | San Diego | 92130

On September 12, 2013 we celebrate our dojo’s one year anniversary in Carmel Valley. It’s hard to believe it, but it has already been a year since Full Potential Martial Arts moved to the Carmel Valley neighborhood of San Diego.

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Martial Arts Boot Camp

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Strong core muscles are important for lower back health. They are also very useful in martial arts and self defense. At Full Potential Martial Arts, we use a Boot Camp format to mix things up and help everyone get strong.

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Striking and Grappling: Jiu-jitsu and Karate

Jiu-jitsu at Full Potential Martial Arts in Carmel Valley, San Diego, 92130

Combining striking arts with grappling arts at this week’s workout — it’s all part of martial arts. Is Karate only for striking? Is Jiujitsu (jiu-jitsu) only for ground fighting? Think again. Some martial artists like to differentiate “striking” such as

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