Watch Dr. Lisa, Dr. Kristi Funk, Dr. Jessica Wu and Dr. Jennifer Berman learn how to punch and kick with Krav Maga.
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Speaker 1: Where you just saw and it may look like it's seen from an action movie, but actually it's a popular new workout called KRAV MAGA. It's based on and it's rarely self-defense technique and it's very healthy way to release aggression and getting shape at the same time. Tina Angelotti Director of fitness for KRAV MAGA and her colleague Kristi are going to show us a few of the moves Zonta. Tina Angelotti: Basically, what we're going to do is we're going to get an entire body work out. So, we learn how to develop power from the ground up, so that's going to get the legs working. We do a lot of rotation with torso, which gets the abdominals and your obliques working, and then we'll do punches so that gets the upper body and the arms working. So, all these muscles working at one time, it increases the cardio vascular system, it gets everything really strong, it gets the muscles stronger, and increase this muscular endurance. Speaker 1: But for those pregnant ladies and that's great you have here as example Kristi. We don't want pregnant women to do this because of the contact you don't want to do anything this jarring in pregnancies, so Chris is going to fake it. So what we do first? Tina Angelotti: Just kind of bend your knees kind of like a squat, and then you start to rotate your torso left and right, left and right, and then you want to take your right hand and place your right hand on the pad. To make it fit, you put your first two knuckles on the pad, and then you're going to switch it, put your left hand on the pad. We're going to switch back to the right, back to left, back to the right, back to the left and we just keep going like this back and forth, you got to bend the knees that you are using your legs rotate the core. Now little bit faster, you got to pick it up, watch for your punching that's it a little faster and a little bit stronger now, very nice good and tie. So, the same punches we did down, we're going to do toward the pad and it's called the straight punch. So it looks like this left right, left right, left right, left right, one two, one two, so it's the same thing you just did. Speaker 1: She is out for the kill man. Hey who are you thinking at? This is me. Tina Angelotti: And you bend your knees a little bit, one hand to the pad, and then just keep alternating back and forth. Good, good, good, yes. Now, go, go keep your leg, come on. No stopping, no stopping. Quite a little faster. So you guys want to try the kick, the green kick? Speaker 2: Alright, we're going to do just one leg or both legs? Tina Angelotti: We're going to do just one leg for today. So from the back leg the knee will come up and we make contact with the chin or the instep, the shoelaces of the foot. So, just do one kick at a time. Speaker 2: Okay. So, you have to hold it down. Tina Angelotti: Hold the pad nice and strong, we're going to aim and the timing of the kick. Kick good, again. Very nice, go faster, quick down. Keep going, keep going, keep going. Speaker 1: Thanks Tina and Kristi.