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How is martial arts a good workout for kids and adults?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Martial arts is a great mental and physical workout. In this video, Dr. Oz watches in awe as a real Karate Kid demonstrates his martial arts skills in this video.



Some forms of martial arts can be a good form of exercise for both children and adults.  Martial arts can help increase body flexibility, muscle strength and improve cardiovascular health.  Popular forms of martial arts include karate, kung fu, and Thai kick boxing.

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