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Some common myths of street fighting smashed.

Myth 1 - Size matters Size is a natural advantage since its intimidating. But the advantage of size in actual street fight is over-rated. Natural reflex, aggression, nimbleness and hitting the vulnerable spots are the key in a emotionally intensive confrontation. But, AVOID going on the ground grappling with a bigger guy, because he can dominate with superior mass. Myth 2 - Technique matters  Its highly improbable that a technique learnt inside a dojo can be applied with 100% effectiveness, in a sudden fight.  One will be under adrenalin infused stress because of the unpredictable and dynamic nature of an ugly confrontation. Its the reflexive adaptability of the technique which will be most natural and least contrived. Myth 3 - Cool head will prevail 3 things matter in street fight - Aggression, aggression and more aggression. As combat tested military and police officers have observed “Combat is 90% Attitude & 10% Technique" Look aggressive, Act aggressive, feel aggressive..  and…

Core Exercises - The simplest way for total fitness

When it comes to total lifetime fitness, core exercises are just about the best thing you can do for yourself. The results are immediate and long-lasting. Core exercises have profound benefits for both men and women, at all levels of training and experience. Most core exercises do not require fitness equipment to be effective. Here are some very simple exercises that you can do any time in the privacy of your own home. In order for them to be effective, you need to exercise at least three times a week, and after awhile, you should work your way up to five times a week.
The Top 10 Benefits of Core Exercises - 1. It's good for you!
Core exercises train your deep abdominal muscles - the main one is called the transversus abdominis. You can think of your transversus abdominis as your internal weight belt. It's a very deep muscle that surrounds your entire waist, supporting all your abdominal structures including your lower back.
2. Looking good.
Of course - this is why we exercise! We…