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Fitness Can Be Fun with Jiu Jitsu

    Wed, 2012-05-23 10:26 — IndianapolisJiuJitsu

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     Fitness Can Be Fun with BJJ   For those of you who love fitness but are looking for something a bit different from your normal routine you may had thought about adding some type of training such as BJJ, or Brazilian jiu jitsu.  If you’ve never done this type of sport before, you may not be aware of what you’re missing.  Not only is it a great form of exercise, but it’s also a great form of self defense for both males and females as well as kids of all ages.
     
    If you’re ever been to the gym, then you probably already know that it can get pretty monotonous.  Doing the same thing day in and day out can be boring, and after a while you may decide to shake things up a bit.  If you live in or near the Indianapolis area, then you may want to check out a great Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu Coach, Marcello C. Monteiro.
     
    Truth be told, there are a lot of health benefits to doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and while some of them may seem pretty obvious, they’re not all that easy to spot.  Much like some other similar sports, it’s great for the mind!  The movements in this sport offer a complete and total body workout.  It also requires you to have a lot of self discipline, and above all else you need to respect the art.
     
    Even if you are already physically fit, you’ll find this art to be a bit more challenging, and it’s not something that you’ll be able to grasp the first time in the gym.  It will take some time to fully understand the movements and the benefits, but they are well worth it in the end.  This sport can help to reduce overall body fat, which is great for helping to fight obesity and other related conditions.  If you’re looking to lose weight, then you should also consider BJJ.  
     
    With adequate weight loss, you could help fight off conditions such as heart disease and even sleep apnea.  While many types of fitness can help to ward off bad health reports, many of them grow old over short periods of time and you can lose your motivation very quickly!
     
    While any type of physical activity is better than nothing at all, BJJ will provide more than just a healthy body, it can also be a great way to defend yourself.  Look at it this way, entering a gym and using an elliptical machine can help you to lose the weight and gain some strength in your legs, but it’s not going to help you in a physical attack.
     
    Besides just having amazing health benefits and emotional benefits, it’s also a great way to relax.  Yes, you can relax while sweating!  It’s also a great way to gain some self confidence.  Knowing that you can take care of yourself in any situation is well worth the time.  So if you’re in the market for a new or first time Indianapolis BJJ Coach, then you should consider our
    Indianapolis Jiu Jitsu Academy
    with
    Professor Marcello C. Monteiro
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