Martial arts training at the highest performance level can be the best way to lower stress levels, get in shape, but also stimulate positive changes in the body’s healing systems, acting as a preventative disease.
The current way we live our lives is full of inactivity, not challenging us to move. We sit in chairs all day, just to get home and sit on a couch for the remainder of the night, eventually moving to a bed to sleep. However, our bodies long for physical movement! Martial arts training is one way to influence the human body, the organ systems, and even part of our brains to function correctly.
Just in a short period of about three weeks, many changes many occur physiologically. You can find improvements in blood sugar, blood pressure, blood lipids, neurotransmitter balance, blood supply to muscles and many more effects on the body. Crazy, right? These changes will not only translate into a better workout, but will also allow the higher functioning levels of the brain and body in our day-to-day lives.
Take a second and realize how beneficial martial arts training can be for you and the people around you. It is extremely important for society as a whole and can make us a healthier generation.