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How Taekwondo Kicks Obesity In Kids

It is not news that childhood obesity is on the rise in the United States and its not a surprise that the worlds most widely practiced martial arts -- Taekwondo -- is kicking American youth back into shape. Taekwondo is an incredible Korean martial art that is known for its amazing acrobatic kicks and phenomenal athletes. Taekwondo is for all ages, and students of the Korean art often start as early as 3 years of age. Boys and girls living in the United States are crazy out of shape for many reasons:

  • Too much sitting in front of video games and television.

  • Too much fast food.

  • Not enough gym classes in school.

  • Not enough physical chores.

Just walk around the local mall and you can see for yourself that the youth of America is getting soft.