New TMAFitness Website

Welcome to the new TMAFitness website! A few members have noticed that TMAFitness has been unusually quiet on our website and social media the last 6 months or so. Think of that as the "calm before the storm!" Truth is, we've been working around the clock on improving class offerings, producing content, and [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:00+00:00 September 12th, 2016|TMAFitness|0 Comments

Karate Kids: Benefits of Youth Martial Arts

Karate for kids is an investment in their future. Karate is much more than a physical activity. Karate is about character development, overcoming adversity and building confidence and self-esteem. A well-rounded karate kids program should have a balance of fun, age-appropriate activities. Karate training at an early age will lay a foundation of life skills. While there [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:00+00:00 April 13th, 2015|Karate, Martial Arts|0 Comments

Acquiring the Sparring Mindset

Overland Park Karate Sparring, in particular continuous free sparring, is often times an uncomfortable, intimidating endeavor. Martial arts, in their purest form, are systems of self-defense or combat. Martial arts are fighting arts and it is important to keep that as the backbone of your training. With the proper mindset and approach to [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:03+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Karate, Martial Arts|0 Comments

Let’s Get Started with Strength Training!

Overland Park Strength Training Interested in reducing body fat, increasing lean muscle mass and burning calories? If so, strength training is for you! Strength training is an important part of your fitness. Benefits include: Increased Stamina Weight Control Build Muscle Injury Prevention Increased Bone Density Don’t think you need to go to a gym or [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:03+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Fitness|0 Comments

Karate: 5 Advanced Training Concepts

Stretching for Karate In Overland Park, KS Advanced karate training concepts? Is there really such a thing? As one gains proficiency in the martial arts it becomes apparent that a high level of skill is nothing more than a mastery of the fundamentals. I would like to share with you 5 things that can be utilized [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:03+00:00 March 18th, 2015|Karate, Martial Arts|0 Comments

How to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Fitness Training in Overland Park, KS We all have fitness goals! Achieving them is another story. Change your frame of mind and approach fitness as something that is fun, enjoyable and even social! After all, who doesn’t like a good party? Twenty-fifteen is fast approaching and it’s that time of year again. Time to [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:03+00:00 November 7th, 2014|Fitness, TMAFitness|0 Comments

Karate: 5 Ways to Maximize Training

Karate in Overland Park, KS Becoming proficient in the martial arts takes humility, perserverance and dedication. The style that we teach at TMAFitness in Overland Park, Chung Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do, is traditional Korean karate. Chung Do Kwan is known for fast, powerful, effective technique. Mastering technique takes time. Learning how to [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:03+00:00 November 5th, 2014|Karate, Martial Arts, TMAFitness|0 Comments

Healthy Holiday Smoothies

The holidays are fast approaching and who doesn't like a nutritious smoothie? Smoothies are quick and easy to make. Experiment with the recipes below by adding ingredients such as protein powder, fruits and vegetables. With a little imagination and personal twist, you'll be on your way to healthy, holiday treats that everyone will enjoy. Try [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:03+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Nutrition, TMAFitness|0 Comments

Suspension Training and Its Benefits

What is Suspension Training Suspension training is done by utilizing a system of straps to strengthen your core by combining the effects of your weight and gravity. The number of exercises that can be done through suspension training is endless. In addition to working the core in almost every exercise, suspension training can target specific muscles as [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:23:04+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|Fitness, TMAFitness|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Fad Diets

as a dietitian I am not a big believer in fad diets. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve tried fad diets like gluten free, detox, and others but I always go back to eating the foods they “ban.” As mentioned in previous posts, eating a well-rounded MyPlate model -based meal is the key to long-term weight maintenance and [...]

By | 2016-05-02T14:17:39+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Nutrition, TMAFitness|0 Comments