• Healthy Lunches Rule!


    A healthful lunch is important to keep children going through the day so they can carry out their tasks of learning, playing and growing. So what constitutes a healthy lunch? Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products are healthy choices. Include protein foods such as poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts and lean meats. Choose

  • Benefits of Tournament Competition in Martial Arts

    By Gustavo Pope-Guerriero

    Grandmaster 8th Degree Black Belt
    Director of Martial Arts @ Xtreme Tae Kwon Do

    I started training in the Martial Arts at a young age. Part of that training was to go to tournaments. I was 13 years old at my first competition and I still remember today that feeling of uncertainly, fear, and the butterflies in my stomach. One of the biggest points of tournament competition is facing

  • Gaining Strength as We Age


    Do you have difficulty performing simple daily tasks such as tying your shoes or getting dressed?  If so, you are not alone.  As we grow older, we all face similar challenges regarding our overall well-being. Some of these challenges may include decreased strength, balance and endurance as well as increased risk for falls and injuries.