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  • Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center Healthy Green Foods for St. Patrick's Day

    Healthy Green Foods for St. Patrick's Day

    Everyone’s wearing green and gearing up for gulps of green-stained beer for St. Patrick’s Day, but what if you want to get into the spirit without all the carbs and dehydration? Read on for some ideas for healthy green foods for St. Patrick’s Day. Green Fruit Kiwi Pear Green Apple Avocado Honeydew Limes Green Veggies Kale Celery Green Beans Broccoli Spinach Asparagus Lettuce Peas Green Peppers Green Cabbage Zucchini The list goes on… Check out these two recipes for keeping it green on St. Patrick’s Day. Delicious Green Smoothie Recipe 1 Scoop “ Sun is Shining ....

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  • Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center Why Join an Independent Gym?

    Why Join an Independent Gym?

    It’s tough searching for a new gym, whether getting in shape for the first time, coming back to your workout routine after some time off, or simply exploring options in your neighborhood. One of the decisions to consider is whether to join a commercial gym, or seek a more independent place to sweat. This blog outlines some of the reasons an independent gym may be the best fit. Independent Gyms Bring a Sense of Community At a big box gym like 24 Hour Fitness, it’s hard to build a sense of community. There are so many people in and out, and the facilities are often so large with so many different things going on, it’s easy to get lost in the commotion. An ....

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  • Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center Why Interval Training Works to Burn Fat

    Why Interval Training Works to Burn Fat

    Interval training is one of the core principals of our Ultimate Fit classes here at Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center, because the method helps to burn fat and build muscle at the same time. Interval style training also keeps your workouts interesting, and introduces a little element of fun and challenge into your routine. Who wants to run at the same pace on a treadmill for 75 minutes? Usually not us. So, what is interval training, and how does it work to burn fat? Interval training means exercising in intervals. You’ll work for a short period, usually 60-90 seconds at full capacity, then rest for a shorter period, like 30 seconds. In our Ultimate Fit ....

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  • Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center 5 Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids

    5 Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids

    Martial arts, and sports of all kinds, provide immense benefit to kids. Processed foods, sugary drinks and increased amounts of screen time create an increased need to return to balance in people of younger and younger ages. Jiu-jitsu and other forms of martial arts help to provide that balance with physical activity, and practice with mental focus. This blog shares five benefits of martial arts for kids.
    Martial arts, including Brazilian jiu-jitsu and kickboxing, help kids to learn how to pay attention to an instructor for an extended period of time, and perform the requested actions with focus. When children see their peers paying attention, they are influenced to ....

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  • Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center 5 Myths About Women and Kickboxing Gyms

    5 Myths About Women and Kickboxing Gyms

    There are a lot of myths out there about working out at a martial arts training facility like a kickboxing gym, or muay-thai studio. This blog presents the five most common misconceptions about women and kickboxing. We want to debunk the myths out there, because kickboxing, cardio kickboxing and other forms of fight-based training are SO GOOD FOR YOU. It would be a shame if you were turned off because of some silly rumor that gyms like ours are just for men. Read on to learn more. Kickboxing Gyms Are for Men
    One of the most prevalent myths about kickboxing gyms - or martial arts gyms in general - is that it’s a guys-only thing. This actually couldn’t be farther from ....

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  • Huntington Beach Personal Training

    – Personal trainers wear many hats, serving not only as coach, but as an educator, confidant, role model and a major source of motivation and encouragement as well.

    – Do you find it difficult to stick to your program? Scheduling regular appointments with a personal trainer helps eliminate any excuses you might come up with for not exercising.

    – Unsure about how to use the chest press machine at the gym or how to perform walking lunges without hurting your knees? A personal trainer will show you how to exercise safely (including which exercises to avoid) and instruct you on the proper and safe use of exercise equipment.

    ndividualized Instruction
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  • Top reasons why you should start training in Jiu Jitsu.

    With the New Year just around the corner, many of us are setting our goals and resolutions for 2016. For many it will be to lose weight, get in shape, learn a new skill, and meet new people. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a great way to reach these goals and resolutions and improve your overall quality of life. If you have been on the fence about taking up Jiu Jitsu or just want a new hobby or challenge, right now is a great time to take the plunge.
    Practical Self Defense
    – Jiu Jitsu has been marketed as one of the most effectivemartial arts for self-defense where the smaller and less athletic individual can defend themselves against larger and stronger assailants. While traditional martial ....

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  • Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center The Advantages of Group Exercise Classes

    The Advantages of Group Exercise Classes

    Group exercise classes are more than the loud music, fast movements and shouts of encouragement that are seen and heard in a fitness room. These-one hour blocks of time offer social inclusion opportunities, physical benefits and psychological support. You should never be bored with the variety of exercise choices offered in group settings. From kickboxing and step aerobics to boot camps and indoor cycling, your fitness instructor will challenge and improve your body.
    Social Opportunities
    Attending a group fitness class gets you up off the couch and out of the same four walls of your home to meet people in your community. You are likely to have more fun exercising in a group than ....

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  • Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center 7 Reasons Kids Should Train Jiu Jitsu

    7 Reasons Kids Should Train Jiu Jitsu

    There Are Many Reasons Kids Should Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Here are the Top 7:

    #1 Coordination and Body Awareness

    Learning Jiu Jitsu requires a child to execute techniques that contain many small details. Learning to perform these techniques develops the childs fine motor skills and teaches them a good understanding of base and balance. This develops in the child strong neuromuscular connections and increases coordination and balance. These skills then spill over to other sports and activities in their lives and aids in making them more successful not just in Jiu Jitsu but in everyday life.
    #2 Discipline and Focus
    Look around, we live in a world full of stimulation. Kids are highly ....

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  • Martial Arts and Kickboxing Classes in Huntington Beach

    Check out our new website for Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center!
    We proudly serve the Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Garden Grove areas! Come see the programs and deals we have to offer. Cardio Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kids Martial Arts and SO MUCH MORE! Fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! Don't forget to click here to visit us on our social media pages!! Facebook Google+ Twitter ....

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