These last two years have been trying, to say the least. In the pursuit of following what others have to say about healthy decisions, we’ve seen many people who are now, ironically, in worse health than they have ever been. Weight gain, diabetes, and mental health struggles seem to be an increasing issue.
What’s the good news? We’re here to help… when you are ready. When you are ready to pursue an active lifestyle that involves contact with others, we’re here for you.
Our programs bring people together. We help you meet your personal goals in a positive environment that builds community. Training in the martial arts has always encompassed a holisitic approach to health. It’s way more than just picking something up and putting it down; it involves mental acuity at a different level. And, you learn a life-skill. You learn how to defend yourself! This builds confidence and fortitude.
We are now starting to see people who are… ready. They are ready to take control of their lives, and they’re ready to get back into and environment that involves contact with others.
If you have been struggling with mental wellness, physical health issues, or you just want to feel more confident and in-control of your life, give us a call.
We offer everything from Capoeira, which as a very artistic expression of dance with a martial arts foundation, to Krav Maga, which is an Israeli self-defense style. We offer Kung-Fu and Karate, which are traditional in form and hold lots of modern day value- while staying true to the historical nature of the systems. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai are modern styles with grappling and kickboxing focuses, respectively.
Don’t know where to start when it comes to the martial arts? Let us help you! Our martial arts school in West Hartford is composed of many caring and patient instructors. We can help guide you in a direction that will help you reach your personal goals.
Sign-up today to try a free session. Call us at 860-922-5343, or you can register online by clicking here.
YOU Are In Charge
While there are many things in life that you do not have direct control over, what ends up in your mouth is not one of them! You control what you eat. Instead of eating extra large portions, chose wisely and your body and waistline will thank you for it. Couple this with a regular fitness routine that you enjoy, and you will find that reaching and maintaining your healthy fitness goals is within your reach.
Best Mediterranean Salad
Here’s a salad recipe that serves as an entire meal. It’s filled with fresh ingredients that increase your fiber count for the day. The simple dressing tastes fantastic. Add a grilled chicken breast to increase the protein in the dish and enjoy leftover for lunch the next day. Enjoy!
Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com
What you need
For the Dreessing:
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
½ teaspoon Dried Oregano
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup olive oil
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
For the Salad:
8 cups Baby Arugula
1 cup cooked quinoa
1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 heirloom tomato, finely chopped
½ cup celery, minced
¼ cup fresh scallions, thinly sliced
¼ cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
- Combine the dressing ingredients in a jar. Close the lid and shake until fully combined.
- Combine the salad ingredients in a large salad bowl. Toss with the dressing and serve immediately. Enjoy!
One serving equals: 196 calories, 8g fat, 25g carbohydrate, 262mg sodium, 1g sugar, 4g fiber, and 7g protein.