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2014-07-15 06:43:19
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Summer is here and with it comes the dreaded trip to the beach.  We all worry about how we will look in our swim suits, but just because you're trying to get that flat belly, it doesn't mean you have to sacrifice food and your enjoyment!  There are foods out there that can make you feel full while giving you that flat belly we all hope to achieve.   Almonds and other nuts Eating nuts gives you the protein that you need to make it through the day- cutting down the chances that you will...

2014-06-27 10:20:46
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Summer is upon us and it's the time to drop everything and enjoy yourself. No seriously, you work hard enough as it is, so take this time to look inside and do the things that you've always wanted to but have never had the chance.  To help you out Kimurawear has created the ultimate bucket list for the athletic, health conscious and adventure searching soul! Kimurawears Top 40 Bucket list Take a hike Harness your fear for a sky dive Join a Martial Arts gym Be brave and try a...

2014-06-26 07:40:41
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Whether it is weight loss, achieving a dream or shattering a personal record Kimurawear is always proud of your achievements and endeavours, and loves to hear your stories.  Katharine Riley , a weight loss inspiration and MMA fighter has an inspirational story that we had to share with you.  After contacting us about getting an #IamAnAthlete Kimurawear t- shirt she included this message. Katharines Story "…I would like to thank you guys for thinking about the girls in MMA.  It is...

2014-06-23 09:37:54
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Joseph 'Bazooka Joe' Valtellini was born in Scarborough Ontario on May 3 1985 to Italian parents who emigrated from Pachino, Sicily.  A Muay Thai kickboxer, he currently competes in the welterweight division.  A strong and explosive fighter he is known for his punching power and powerful low kicks.  He debuted with the Glory promotion in April 2013.  Early Days Valtellini was encouraged by his father at a very early age to train in Martial Arts.  His Fathers basement was transformed...

2014-06-16 10:21:47
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Perform burpees followed by a strike (punches or kicks) for 3-minute rounds. Rest for 90 seconds and repeat for 3-5 rounds Get 20 Heavy Bag Conditioning Circuits here -- http://www.funkflexheavybag.com Train Hard, Fight Eazy! Funk Roberts Who is Marc “Funk” Roberts Funk Roberts is President and Owner of Funk Roberts Fitness and FunkMMA.com. He is a former Professional Beach Volleyball player turned MMA Conditioning Coach and online fat loss expert that helps thousands of combat...

2014-06-09 12:22:50
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Have you ever walked into a BJJ academy and felt like the instructor thinks that his/her way is the be all and end all of Jits? I have and let me tell you, there is nothing further from the truth! In my academy (EvolutionMAFA.com) you will find a variety of instructors from Blue belts teaching kids to Purple, Brown and Black belts teaching adults. Why you may ask? I have learned over the last 14 years of training BJJ and other martial arts that no matter how or who you teach, there...

2014-06-06 05:54:46
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Kimurawear is proud to be working in partnership with Joseph 'Bazooka Joe' Valtellini and conducted a photoshoot with the top ranked kickboxer on Sunday May 18th.  During our time so far working with Valtellini we have had to opportunity to see for ourselves the athletic nature, commitment and stellar work ethic behind the fighter.    Born in Toronto , Canada, Valtellini, a Canadian- Italian Muay Thai Kickboxer, was encouraged at an early age by his father to train in Martial Arts....

2014-06-06 05:54:28
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Staying hydrated on a hot summers day is important and imperative when maintain a healthy lifestyle. Drinking water helps maintain the balance of body fluids, promotes weight loss, flushes out toxins, boosts your immune system increases energy/ relieves fatigue, helps your kidneys, keeps your skin looking good and is a natural headache remedy. The new big thing this season is Infused Water. Here are some recipes for you Honeydew and Raspberry Agua Fresca 1 (5 lb) ripe honeydew...

2014-05-23 08:16:26
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Martial arts and fitness can have a great impact on the kids and youth of today. Kids who participate in these sports display an increase in confidence, discipline, respect and self worth as well as the other health benefits that come with exercise and fitness. Kids safety, however, in the world of martial arts should be the top priority of every parent, instructor and gym owner. Kimurawear cares about your children’s safety. We offer high quality, durable, comfortable equipment at a great...

2014-05-12 06:47:53
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“more the knowledge, lesser the ego. More the ego, lesser the knowledge.” Too often individuals misidentify self-confidence for egotistical behavior and vice versa. Self-confidence is backed with knowledge, proper reasoning and experience. While on the other hand egotistical behavior is backed with well...stubbornness and sometimes ignorance. Athlete, businessperson, student etc we all fall victim to this behavior because we are only human. When first entering a gym/dojo it is very...

2014-05-09 12:07:46
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Outside it feels as though spring has FINALLY arrived. With the warmer weather comes more running around, and less time to actually sit down and enjoy a healthy meal. Have no fear, enjoy one of these healthy smoothies that will keep your diet on track and fill you up!  Enjoy! Vitamin C Blast Smoothie 1 large pink grapefruit, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 1/2 cup (125 mL) crushed pineapple, canned or fresh 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh or frozen strawberries (if using fresh, add 1/4 cup...

2014-05-01 07:12:35
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(TORONTO) -- The Dubai based leading sports marketing and consulting firm, Jabbar Sport, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Kimurawear, a leading Canadian Fitness and Martial Arts brand for providing quality and innovative equipment and apparel: Jiu Jitsu,  Boxing, Muay Thai, Karate, Taekwondo, Judo, and Mixed Martial Arts. The agreement which was signed on Tuesday in Toronto between President of Kimurawear, Jeff Lopes, and the CEO of Jabbar Sport, Samer Kamal, will give...

2014-04-30 13:35:24
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Joseph Valtellini has signed an exclusive endorsement deal with Canada’s top martial arts and fitness equipment brand Kimurawear. The number 2 ranked welterweight for Glory kickboxing will become the face of Kimurawear’s combat sports line. “We are extremely excited to add Joe to the Kimurawear family, and we look forward to having him representing our Brand in and out of the ring.”  says Kimurawear president Jeff Lopes. This deal will be in effect for Bazooka Joe’s next fight which...

2014-04-23 07:32:50
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This strength and conditioning circuit will help you to develop overall strength and muscular endurance which are essential attributes for a MMA and Combat Fighters. The ability to lift max strength for a long period of time like bench-pressing a lift for as many reps as you can for 5 minutes will help build your strength endurance. If you are fighting in the clinch for most of the fight, especially in the later rounds, then you’re going to need your strength endurance. Muscular...

2014-04-17 07:04:10
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Glutamine is one of 20 amino acids encoded by the standard genetic code. It is essential amino acids in certain stressful situations that our bodies & mind endure such as athletic training. Glutamine is critical for body muscle regeneration it does this by maintaining tissue repair, cell volumizing & cells health. Glutamine is also useful in retaining nitrogen in the body. It can be found in high concentrations in the brain, muscles, gut lining, lungs, heart, kidneys, & liver....

2014-04-14 10:15:00
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This dark, rainy spring weather is enough to make you want to curl up in bed and sleep until summer arrives. If you're in need of a boost of energy, here are a few tips to get you going! Hydrate Become conscious of the amount of water you are consuming in a day.  Water levels have a huge impact on your energy levels and can be enough to turn a dreary day into a fast paced, energy filled one. Carry a water bottle around with you to refill during the day and drink from it often. And...

2014-04-11 06:44:31
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Sure compression gear looks cool, comes in various colours and keep you warm on those cold winter nights, but how effective are they really. Recently I was asked if a piece of clothing could really improve speed, performance and weight loss, so I decided to do a bit or research and this is what I discovered. How it works Compression gear is designed to deliver pressure to certain body parts. Most people who choose to wear compression gear believe that they will experience improved...

2014-04-03 10:21:41
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We all have passions, dreams, hobbies that make us happy, but for many of us these are the aspects of our lives that we keep hidden. Tucked from daylight, and instead we work jobs that create stress, anxiety and unhappiness. Why not look to accomplish those dreams that you've always had but never had the confidence to go after?  Here are 20 tips to help make those dreams a reality and get you on the track of happiness today.  1. Find out what makes your happy, what are you passionate...

2014-03-28 09:01:21
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We all know that moment. You're sitting at your desk, working away and you're suddenly hit with an intense craving, whether its for something sweet, salty or fried. Instead of heading for the vending machine or closest corner store you do the healthy, grown up thing and pull out a stick of gum. For some of us chewing gum might work, but for others despite our best intentions the taste, smell and need for junk food remains in our minds. Your body is smarter than you think when it comes to...

2014-03-25 06:09:33
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Spring is finally here and with it comes the dreaded spring clean. Yup, that time when you drag out all the things you will never use again and ponder over keeping them or chucking them.  For most people 9 times out of 10 we end up keeping most things because of the "sentimental value" it holds, but doesn't that drag us down. Around this time, I believe that most people should do a life spring clean. Sit back, meditate if you'd like and take a look at your life and figure out the areas...

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    Summer is here and with it comes the dreaded trip to the beach.  We all worry about how we will look in our swim suits, but just because you're trying to get that flat belly, it doesn't mean you have to sacrifice food and your enjoyment!  There are foods out there that can make you feel full...
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