Increase Fitness With Long Island Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Increase Fitness With Long Island Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

United Studios is quickly becoming the best Long Island Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school. This is because we know that BJJ is not only great for self-defense, it also has many other benefits for men and women. This form of martial arts is based on original Japanese Jiu-Jitsu but focuses a bit more on ground fighting.  The basis behind Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is that anyone, no matter their size, can defend themselves against larger opponents. BJJ on Long Island When practicing BJJ on Long Island, one can expect a lot of contact, and a lot of sweating. This is how you’ll know you’re getting a great workout! Much of this martial art takes place on the ground and working against your own as well as your opponent’s body weight. This makes the practice of BJJ much more than a “hobby” martial art. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a full body workout, a sport, and a way to improve your physical and mental fitness. While Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu takes a lot of hard work, there are some amazing fitness benefits to implementing this martial art form into your workout routine; the biggest of which is muscle toning. Forget reps and sets, if you really want to put on and tone some muscle you need to try BJJ! BJJ Builds Muscle The main component of ground fighting, which is very prevalent in our Long Island Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training, is lunging.  In order to take on an opponent, you are going to have to get low to the ground, using your legs as the base for your body weight.  Not only does this make you incredibly...
Benefits Of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

Benefits Of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training While it’s origins are surprisingly from Japan, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a popular form of martial arts that focuses on training students in the art of grappling. It can improve the close combat skills by training you how to use locks and throws as a means of self-defense. Jiu Jitsu is becoming increasingly popular, which is why there is a steady rise in the number of Jiu Jitsu schools in Long Island New York. Training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been proven to deliver many benefits, both physically and mentally. Some of these well known benefits of BJJ training include: Enhancing General Body Fitness One of the most notable benefits of Jiu Jitsu training is how quickly it can improve and enhance your physical fitness. When compared to most of the other forms of martial arts, B.J.J gives a more intense level of exercise. Grappling requires various strenuous physical moves which make you use A LOT of muscle. This is why Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training in  Suffolk County will deliver physical improvements for both men and women! Jiu Jitsu classes usually include stretching prior to beginning your training. During your jiu-jitsu lessons you will also experience various cardiovascular exercises. And when “rolling,” your training partner will become your “opponent” and you will be using their body-weight almost as a resistance training element. Sometimes toward the end of training, there will even be some breathing exercises to help you to relax after such a great workout! Teaches you Self Defense While we hope you never need to defend yourself in public,  you never know when you may...
Achieving Quick Weight Loss Through Martial Arts

Achieving Quick Weight Loss Through Martial Arts

These days it seems as though everyone is looking for the next best way to experience quick weight loss.  Quick fix diets, weight loss shakes, and supplements are some of the most common solutions. However, real sustainable weight loss comes from hard work and taking care of your body.  Although that sounds intimidating, don’t worry! It CAN be fun! Practicing the martial arts is a proven way to get your body in shape and shed those pounds.  It’s engaging, fun, and people have been doing it for years! Whether you choose Karate, MMA, BJJ, or Kung Fu, you will see results in your body and mind within the first few lessons! When you practice martial arts your entire body works from head to toes. In addition to being strength building, martial arts is also an aerobic exercise. Aerobics are known to deliver quick weight loss in both men and women! But instead of spending hours in the gym focusing on each body part individually or running on a treadmill, you can see the same results and more in much less time through the martial arts. Get Ready For Results! During your martial arts session, you are going to sweat! You might be a little bit sore afterward, but that’s all part of the weight loss game.  In just thirty minutes of martial arts, you are able to burn as many as 950 calories! If you have been depending on treadmill time at the gym to burn calories, you know it would take you three times as long to do the same. Before you get started with your martial arts...
Women: Overcome Your Fears About Martial Arts Training

Women: Overcome Your Fears About Martial Arts Training

Scared to Try Martial Arts Training? These 4 Fears Are Very Common Amongst Women Interested In The Martial Arts  While there is a lot of information available about the benefits of martial arts training and why you should enroll in a martial arts school, many women are still timid about trying it. For many, the promise of a great workout isn’t enough to help them overcome their fear about what to expect in class. Have You Thought To Yourself… Will I get hurt?  Will I have to fight other people?  These, along with other misconceptions, keep many women from ever entering the door at their local martial arts school. But, rather than letting another year pass by without reaping the benefits of learning martial arts, let these four reasons below encourage you to finally consider women’s martial arts training. I’m Not In Good Enough Shape Yet. A lot of women feel insecure about their weight, which makes them want to get in better shape before starting martial arts training. But there’s no “ideal” weight for martial arts. The skills can be learned by everyone, no matter their size or weight. And, martial arts classes are a great way to lose weight and learn self-defense! I’m Too Old To Start Now. Just as there is not an ideal weight or size, there’s also not an ideal age to begin. Any woman can benefit from martial arts training, whether she’s 5 or 55! I’m Going To Get Hurt. While some of the women and men who have been practicing martial arts for a long time may seem intimidating, they won’t hurt...
Common Misconceptions About Kids Karate Classes

Common Misconceptions About Kids Karate Classes

Common Misconceptions About Kids Karate Classes Enrolling your child into kids karate classes is beneficial in so many ways. Besides the fact that these classes help build their self-respect and self-confidence, martial arts classes also teach them about responsibility, character, focus and help in making them more active! There are many proven advantages of martial arts, yet many parents are often skeptical about enrolling their kids. This may be because there are many misconceptions surrounding youth martial arts training. Some of the common misconceptions about kids martial arts training include the following: Best Age to Start Kids Martial Arts Many parents don’t sign their kids up for martial arts classes due to misconceptions about the right age to begin training. Martial arts training is great for people of all ages. From kids to senior citizens! When it comes to kid’s karate, whether you have a four-year-old or a teenager, you can always be comfortable enrolling them into United Studios youth martial arts classes. The younger programs teach basic martial arts skills and are also a lot of fun for the kids! Our kid’s karate classes utilize not only classic training methods, but we also have developed many activities that help to train children without them even realizing it! We call it “Edutainment.” Our kids are entertained and educated at the same time! United Studios has programs created specifically for the different ages and skillsets of all children! Kid’s love coming to class at United Studios. Actual Fighting Contrary to what is depicted in movies and TV shows about martial arts schools, there isn’t any real fighting. During kid’s karate...