Healthy Habits (Part 2): Tips To Improve Mental Health and Fitness for Teens

Fitness for Teens

Fitness for teens is so important! And, finding a goal-oriented fitness program for teens to help them develop healthy social and physical skills is not an easy task these days. Longevity and consistency are the keys to success in any workout program and teens, like most of us, very often need to be held accountable to develop healthy workout habits. 

A fun, active lifestyle may seem impossible to introduce to a teen but it is not. Martial arts can be a great way to get in shape while challenging yourself both mentally and physically. And, here at Kuk Sool Won Martial Arts in Covina we provide a fun and safe environment for teens to grow and excel in all aspects of life – through an activity-based, socially-stimulating fitness program.  

Of course, the absolute best type of fitness for teens is exercise that they will enjoy and therefore, do

When teens develop a regular exercise routine, it increases the likelihood that they have a healthier and more active lifestyle when they grow up. 

Our programs here at Kuk Sool Won Martial Arts in Covina focus on fundamental movement and body mobility, while building confidence and supporting the development of important physical and social skills. Aerobic exercise and strength training also reduces body fat, increases strength and improves energy levels. 

Being a part of something bigger than yourself, and becoming part of a community of other like-minded individuals, makes fitness for teens easier and more enjoyable than one can even imagine unless they have actually experienced it for themselves.

Making long-lasting friendships and working towards specific, and attainable, goals can help make fitness for teens both satisfying and effective. 

In Kuk Sool Won Martial Arts, black belt is just the first goal that we set for our students. With a comprehensive curriculum stocked full of traditional weapons, conditioning exercises and self defense techniques, many practitioners around the world adopt a lifelong practice of the art as one of their preferred workout options.

Our programs also compliment other fitness-based activities such as dance, and seasonal sports —  maintaining a year-round whole body workout, and developing balance, strength and coordination. 

Life can be challenging but fitness for teens does not have to beFor more information about our teen martial arts programs or to find out if Kuk Sool Won Martial Arts in Covina is a good fit for you, contact us to schedule a free one-on-one introductory lesson or call (626)252-8205 to get started today… 

Resources: American Academy of Pediatric, American College of Sports Medicine