7 Reasons To Study Martial Arts For Wellness

January 19, 20130 Comments

There are many reasons why people train in the martial arts.

It could be for self-defense, weightloss, reduce stress, look better and a host of other reasons. But, training martial arts or exercising every day (30 minutes, 5 days a week) can have a tremendous impact on your overall health and wellness beyond the obvious benefits.

Did you know that exercising 30 minutes a day:

  • will make you feel more energized.
  • can reduce the risk of depression and anxiety.
  • increases serotonin levels – serotonin is also known as the “happy” neurotransmitter
  • decrease cardiovascular disease.
  • reduces Diabetes in men by more than 30%
  • reduces the risk of common cancers by more than 20%
  • fortifies your immune system, which makes you less susceptible to common colds and the flu.

In other words, a decent martial arts class can help you live longer.

Check out the following infographic by TribeSports:

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