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Should You Train When Sick?

Training while sick.

There’s an ongoing debate in the Risky Fuel household about whether someone should exercise and compete in sports while they’re sick.

I believe in the “burn the sick away” philosophy. Sarah does not.

Her view is checkered, though, by the fact that competing in martial arts while sick is both gross and potentially plague causing/morally wrong.

She wrote about it for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story click here.

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5 Celebrities Who Can Secretly Fight

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Celebrities. What do they know? Do they know things?

Yes, it turns out. Some of them, mostly kinda secretly, know how to fight.

Some of these semi-secret fighters include science man Neil deGrasse Tyson, street fightin’ man Mick Jagger and dancer in the dark Courteney Cox.

To find out how we know this, head over to Asian World Of Martial Arts to read Sarah’s story about it by clicking here.

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The Advantages Of Training With Your Significant Other

Training with your significant other can be helpful.

Training with your significant other can be helpful.

There’s mounting anecdotal evidence that there are benefits to be had if you train in the same sport as your significant other.

Your partner will better understand the physical, mental and technical commitments it requires to pursue an activity, and that’s a tremendous boost.

Sarah identified a number of martial arts-related couples who make good examples of this idea.

To read about them head over to Asian World Of Martial Arts by clicking here.

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Rare Bruce Lee Fight Footage Surfaces

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee is well known as probably the greatest film-based martial artist to ever grace the silver screen.

That said, there’s shockingly little evidence of Lee taking part in real fighting — sparring, combat, that sort of thing.

Some old film of Lee in action recently surfaced and it proved one thing — Lee was indeed legit.

To learn more head over to Asian World Of Martial Arts by going here.

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How Pro Athletes From Other Sports Use Martial Arts

There’s a growing movement among both sophisticated sports athletes and trainers and those wishing to break stage parents who forcefeed their children single-sport training to incorporate other sports into their main disciplines.

One area that professional athletes are increasingly turning to is martial arts.

Sarah wrote about some of the athletes who use martial arts to diversify their training for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read who they are go here.

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Wonder Woman’s Martial Arts Training

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

To prepare for her superhero role in Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot apparently trained in a number of martial arts including kickboxing, kung fu, swords and numerous other disciplines.

Sarah used this as a reason to track down and list off some other amazing female martial artists in a post for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the list go here.

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How Martial Arts Helps Self-Esteem

Martial arts helps self-esteem.

Martial arts helps self-esteem.

When you think about it, it’s obvious, but there’s growing reason to believe that pursuing martial arts helps one’s self-esteem.

Sarah cited the example of martial artist/pop star Demi Lovato’s recent interviews discussing how these pursuits have helped her in a story for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story click here.

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