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Depends on you: As with most martial arts, the moves and forms practiced are self defense based; however, it doesn't matter what moves there are, it's important that you perfect the move and can execute it at the appropriate time. There are fantastic moves in both capoeira and kickboxing. “fear not the man who has practiced 10, 000 kicks once, but...The man who has practiced one kick 10, 000 times.” - bruce lee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be great: This "modified martial arts, dancing, boxing, aerobics" style of training and exercise will really give you a cardiovascular and muscular work-out. Besides, you may learn something about self-defense at the same time. You can be injured, but you can be in nearly any exercise you embark on. ...Read more
Wrist pain: One of the first things is to get a proper exam and diagnosis a hand surgeon can help. The range if problems for a wrist includes arthritis tendinitis nerve issues carpal tunnel ligament injury fracture stress fracture keinbocks masses in fact any structure can cause wrist pain . Simple solutions are splinting NSAID ice and stretching but done wrong it can make things worse so get evaluated. ...Read more
I'm pregnant and do capoeira. My husband is anxious that this could hurt the baby. I disagree, but am tired of arguing about it. What should I do?
Oh, probably...: ... And much more likely to die from sudden cardiac failure or hypertensive crisis. And then there's the other medical complications, the legal risk, the crash when it wears off, etc. It hardly seems worth it. ...Read more
I want to lose 30 pounds in a month. And i've done it before because im a cage fighter. I want to know the best way to do it and is it safe?
Neither: Listen, there is no safe way to loose 30 pounds in a month. Plain and simple. Now, you may have gotten away with it before, but there is very few other crazy things you may get away with, without causing kidney damage, increasing your risk for stroke, bowel problems, ulcers and heart issues. ...Read more
Tips: Best to focus more on a healthy balanced diet and less on supplements. Supplements are unregulated and often the claims on the label do not match results. Two helpful websites: winning sports nutrition http://www.Ucsfhealth.Org/education/winning_sports_nutrition/ myplate.Gov http://www.Choosemyplate.Gov/weight-management-calories/weight-management/better-choices/amount-calories.Html. ...Read more
Yes as long as LFTs: Yes you can as long as your liver function tests are within normal range and you are otherwise in good health and not on any meds. That means if you are an inactive carrier of hepb. ...Read more
Why sometimes i think of fighting some one (i am not a fighter, nor do I start fights)? What causes this random aggression?
Suppressed anger: You may be carrying around anger or resentment toward someone and not be consciously aware of it. You may fear that expressing it will damage the relationship, hurt the other person or get out of control. Look into yourself (or let a therapist help you) to see where the anger lies, then figure out how to let it out harmlessly. ...Read more