• Martial Arts Benefits for ADD/ADHD

    By Gustavo Pope-Guerriero

    Grandmaster 8th Degree Black Belt
    Director Martial Arts Ultima Fitness Xtreme Tae Kwon Do

    I have been teaching Tae Kwon Do for over 35 years.  In so many years I have had the privilege of teaching both children and adults with ADD/ADHD.  There are a number of treatments that can be used.  Two well-known solutions are to use medication to “mellow out” to be better able to focus or to make

  • Celebrate a Happy and Healthy Independence Day

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    Happy Independence Day! In my experience, when the flags are out, the grills are hot. Therefore, I’d like to share one of my favorite recipes — one that impresses as a unique combination and provides a wealth of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Jammin’ Salmon Serves 4 Ingredients • 1/3 cup jam • 1 teaspoon Dijon

  • Managing Summer Freedom

    By Gustavo Pope-Guerriero

    Grandmaster 8th Degree Black Belt
    Director Martial Arts Ultima Fitness Xtreme Tae Kwon Do

    Summer vacation has arrived and kids often see this as a time to do whatever they want. Some kids expect an endless range of fun activities with no responsibilities or academic pressures. The change in routine alone can be sufficient to throw some kids off-kilter. Having some amount of structure in the summer is helpful