Mind Body Practices for Martial Athleticism

The Purpose of All the Arts is to Develop Martial Athleticism

Many of us do not have the luxury of being able to afford expensive gym equipment. Generally speaking developing Martial Athleticism is low cost and can be done anywhere.

“The entire world is our gymnasium” –

-Swami Vivekananda


Developing Martial Athleticism can be done in the luxury of your living room

In the first place, mind body practices were developed for martial combat. Martial Arts originated with Yoga in the mountainous regions of Tibet and Nepal. In short, only the strong survived and were able to pass their knowledge down to disciples.

As can be seen by the research, mind body practices coupled with a wholefoods plant based diet increase athletic performance tremendously.


By the same token, advantages martial training has much to offer over traditional strength and conditioning

Firstly, martial training is cost effective. The most equipment you need to buy is a mat. Ordinarily it is easy to find heavy objects to lift and to exercise with.

Second, mind body practices train all five elements of fitness in a 25 – 45 minute session. In summary, efficiency is time, and time is money.

After all just to maintain optimal health the CDC recommends four session of aerobic training and four sessions of anaerobic training per week.

For the most part, mind body training has traditional strength and conditioning beat with just this.


Furthermore, martial practices like QiGong and TaiChi also offer meditation and breathwork training

Additionally meditation plays a big roll in mind training. Generally speaking an untrained mind is a house of cards. The slightest breeze will knock it over,

Together with meditation, breathwork plays another role in controlling the mind. Overall these two practices help you build great habits over the lifetime.


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 Let food be your medicine – Hippocrates
  • Eat four to six times a day with meals the size of your fist. Try to get as many fruits and vegetables in as possible. You only need to eat grains and starchy vegetables once per day.
  • When it comes to protein, one serving of lean fish, or chicken per day is ideal. Try to avoid eating animal products in excess. Fats from animal products have been directly linked to arterial wall health.
  • Eat the right fats, A guide on the Endocrine system and healthy fats.
  • Drink 3 liters of filtered water per day
  • Limit alcohol consumption, alcohol destroys muscle
  • Quit Smoking, it’s  a leading cause of inflammation

Long Term Health Benefits of Practice 

  • Increased Bone Density
  • Neuromuscular efficiency
  • Lymphatic System, Increased Immune System Efficiency
  • Enhanced Beneficiary Hormone Production of the Endocrine System (HGH, Testosterone, Estrogen)
  • Cardiovascular Cardiopulmonary System Efficiency, Lowered Blood Pressure and Heart Rate. Decreased Hypertension
  • Enhanced Soft Tissue Tensile Strength, Muscles, Tendons, Ligaments, Fascia, and Skin. This helps to Improve Flexibility and Range of Motion through the Joints

Coupled with a WholeFoods based Diet and Exercise, Building Martial Athleticism is a Breeze

All in all, stay away from these foods at all costs. In short, these foods are directly linked with the stress response.

  • White Russet, Yellow Potatoes
  • Avoid All Sweets During the Healing Phase
  • Flour
  • White Rice
  • Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Artificial Sweeteners
  • Refined Starches
  • Avoid Anything Pre Packaged, Most are Carcinogenic

Let food be your medicine – Hippocrates
  • Eat four to six times a day with meals the size of your fist. Try to get as many fruits and vegetables in as possible. You only need to eat grains and starchy vegetables once per day.
  • When it comes to protein, one serving of lean fish, or chicken per day is ideal. Try to avoid eating animal products in excess. Fats from animal products have been directly linked to arterial wall health.
  • Eat the right fats, A guide on the Endocrine system and healthy fats.
  • Drink 3 liters of filtered water per day
  • Limit alcohol consumption, alcohol destroys muscle
  • Quit Smoking, it’s  a leading cause of inflammation

On the whole, spices give tons of flavor while benefiting the body.
    • Turmeric, Curcumin, and Black Pepper natures science lab in the spice world.
    • Capsaicin is a compound found in peppers and helps the spices mentioned above work better.


Overall developing will power is as important as developing the Body, QiGong guides on Meditation

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Ninos Ibraham

Ninos Ibraham has over 10000 hours of training in QiGong, Yoga, Bodybuilding, Weightlifting, Nutrition, Body Mechanics, The Human Movement System, Eastern Psychology. Ninos Used to weigh in at almost 400lbs over a decade ago. With research into nutrition, human movement science, martial arts and yoga, Ninos had an amazing 200 lb weight loss in 9 months. What makes it more amazing is that Ninos did this without the aide of doctors, personal trainers, surgical procedures, and magic weight loss pills. Ninos has been a plant based vegan athlete 95 % of the time over the last 11 years.

2 thoughts on “Mind Body Practices for Martial Athleticism

  • February 1, 2017 at 7:25 am
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