Jak and I have decided to do a 3 month challenge -starting May 18, 2018 and ending August 10, 2018- where we will compare the differences between doing weight training (J.Nyx) and bodyweight exercises (Jak). Each Friday we will share our results, what changes we’re going to make to our respective programs, and specific benefits/issues we come across.
Aikido, like all martial arts, devotes a lot of time to focus on the individual. However, unlike most martial arts, whose sole focus is on the physical, Aikido spends much more time on the mental and spiritual aspects. Whether or not you believe in chi, life forces, etc, softer styles like Aikido offer a unique perspective not just on the individual, but to your entire life.
One exercise we do from time to time is a little something called Unbendable Arm. Continue reading “A Slight Change of Focus”