Entries by Matt Bryers

Turkish Get Up – The Best Strength Training Exercise?

Strength Training is a big world, there are many applications of ‘strength training’ that go way beyond just trying to add muscle or lose weight. Strength training, especially at the Cage JSA in Cromwell CT, should be about strengthening the body’s natural movements.  For example, the squat exercise is one of best exercises you could […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Indoor Cycling

BENEFITS OF INDOOR CYCLING CLASSES IN CT Looking to amp up your cardio fitness? Indoor cycling might just be the fun, calorie burning activity that you have been looking for.  Indoor cycling or sometimes called spin classes are all the rage! Why? Because it’s fun, intense and gets you in wicked-good-shape!   If you need a […]

Why Jiu Jitsu Can Be Your Best Therapy

If you have spent any time on the mats, you will already know the many benefits of training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and other grappling martial arts. There is something about jiu jitsu that satisfies us on a primal level. Grappling is in our DNA, we did after all evolve from primates who establish their dominance […]

5 Great Reasons to Practice Yoga

You wouldn’t believe how often I am asked about why I do yoga, why other people should do it, and what the benefits are. The truth is the reasons I practice yoga are personal, just as they should be for anyone. Of course, there are many physical benefits to yoga, but for me it’s about […]

How Kids Become Disciplined Through Martial Arts

Discipline could be the most important trait to teach to children these days. It’s certainly necessary in modern times, with kids growing increasingly independent. How can we build trust in our children that they will have enough discipline to walk down the right path, even without our supervision? Discipline is a popular reason why parents […]