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July 28, 2018

We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects of specific types of exercise? Researchers have already shown that jogging can increase life expectancy, for example, while yoga makes us happy.

However, there is one activity that goes beyond enhancing physical and mental health – Martial arts can boost your brain’s cognition too.

Researchers say that there are two ways to improve attention, through attention training (AT), and attention state training (AST). AT is based on practicing a specific skill and getting better at that skill, but not othe...

May 27, 2018

Have you ever seen an MMA fighter who wasn’t in incredible shape? Chances are, you haven’t. Training for MMA is a full-body workout that pushes your body to limits like no other sport. Whether you’re training to win a fight or training for fun, MMA can get you in the best shape of your life and has some other great benefits. The American Karate Institute is a great choice if you want to get or maintain in shape.

Lets take a look on how MMA Training can benefit your Fitness.

It's a total body workout

Most sports require one set of muscles to be used more than another. Swimmers have strong shoulders, cyclists have strong quads, and soccer players hav...

April 29, 2017

AKI Miami's programs teach concentration and self-control- precisely what people with ADHD need; yet our students walk away with so much more.

Marital arts pair lessons in self-control with cardiovascular activity, just what the doctor ordered for people with ADHD. Experts agree. “Cardio is one of the best treatments for ADD and poor mental focus, as well as for anxiety. It’s like a wonder drug for the brain,” says Edward Hallowell, M.D., a Harvard-trained psychiatrist and coauthor of Delivered from Distraction.

The science behind this tells us exercise increases blood-dopamine levels and improves communication among areas of the brain, upping foc...

January 28, 2017

At the American Karate Insitute,  we teach Mixed Martial Arts in Miami for Adults of all stages in life. As adults, we can easily identify the components of a healthy lifestyle and list the factors that contribute to wellness, health and peace of mind. We know that being healthy entails getting good sleep, maintaining a healthy diet and engaging in an active lifestyle.Yet every day, we adults struggle to do what is right for our bodies due to a variety of hurdles and obstacles.

With our stressful and time-crunched lives, it’s difficult to wind down and get enough sleep. In the case of food, we often sacrifice health for convenience. And, instead...

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