Using martial arts as an alternative to the gym

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - As it gets colder, many people are doing more workouts indoors at a gym. Dr. SOnny Saggar and Master Nathan Loseke of The Parks Martial Arts suggest an alternative to going to the gym. Theu show and how it helps you get healthy and stay healthy.

Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art. It provides a full body exercise using a variety of motions while instilling courtesy, self-awareness, and self-confidence in every student. Whether you start as a child or as an adult, it`s an excellent workout.

Apart from the self-defense aspect, Tae Kwon Do also promotes general health and well-being. As a full body workout, the training helps to strengthen and tone the muscles of the body without producing large bulky muscles.

More information: STLHealthworks.com