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Diabetic Kung Fu

Diabetics who practice Kung fu, or any martial art, that has helped them not only physically but mentally as well. I have studied Wing Chun Kung fu for 12 years here in Boston's China town. It has helped me with circulation and a improved state of mind. I would love to hear your experiences as well.

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Neijia (aka Nei jia) anybody?

Started by Stuart. Last reply by Stuart Jun 5, 2013. 1 Reply

As we all know Kung Fu, actually means "mastery" rather than a martial art(s) which David Carradine (Kung-Fu TV series) and the Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu movies made the term seem in the U.S.…Continue

Tags: gua, ba, pakua, chuan, jia

Pump and Kung Fu

Started by baumanbuilder. Last reply by Stuart Apr 24, 2013. 1 Reply

Does anyone here use a Pump? I currently use a pen and would like to start using a pump but am not sure how well that would work with my Tae Kwon Do. I am not sure how I would protect against impact…Continue

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Comment by Stuart on June 5, 2014 at 8:13am

Oh I might have an idea or two for you. Same basic neighborhood in terms of technique/practices. Same basic time frame in terms of study too +/-...

Not online frequently these days, but lets chat when time allows.

Comment by Lundy on May 14, 2014 at 8:30am

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Hello I'm new to this group and diabetes. Only known for about 2 years (type 2), but have been hit hard with in April with 3 heart attacks and 5 by heart bypasses. So, needless to say I'm now watching everything.

I have been into karate (Isshin-Ryu) for 20+ years. I teach a small class of great guys. I'm jsut wondering what I have to watch out for as I train. I'm taking a break mid way threw now and eating a snack as sometimes my classes can go over 2 hours, and we workout outside mostly. (old school stuff)

Just wanted to say Hi and see if there are any ideas from anyone.

 

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