Who knows better how vulnerable your home is to a potential break-in than those who do the breaking in? In an age of ever-increasing technology, from smartphones to smart homes, it’s not surprising that criminals are stepping up their game as well. More bad guys are taking a professional, ordered approach to burglary, casing homes for days and doing research about homeowners, neighbors and neighborhoods. In order to keep your house and loved ones safe, here are some home security tips from burglars about what every homeowner should do to keep them out. Click the image below to view this article.
Have you ever wondered why one woman might be marked ‘easy prey’ over another? Why is a petite woman in skimpy clothing overlooked while a heavy-set woman wearing jeans and a t-shirt selected? Although it’s creepy to think about, violent men have an almost uncanny sixth sense when it comes to detecting vulnerability. And while most women have no clue about how frighteningly intuitive the minds of dangerous men are, by the end of this post, you’ll no longer be one of them. Easy Prey? What Do Violent Men Look For In The Women They Target?
The very fact that this article, 5 reasons for women to take a self-defense course, has to be written speaks volumes about the collective female psyche of today. As a group, we continue to deny the need for our own self-protection, relying instead on arguments that the law, our spouse, brother, father, etc, should be protecting us. The statistical reality is that the ones we expect to protect us are the majority of the ones committing the crimes. But the reality is, if we expect things to change, than we need to be the principal architects in effectuating that change. So let’s sum up the basic 5 reasons why EVERY female should be taking some type of women’s self defense course to ensure her own safety. http://www.self-defense-mind-body-spirit.com/5-reasons-for-women-to-take-a-self-defense-course.html
Some aspects of home martial arts training, such as those required to perform a particular technique, are specific to a particular martial arts. Others involving overall physical fitness and endurance are likely to improve performance in most styles. You can target your home workouts to improve both aspects of your training. http://www.livestrong.com/article/331023-home-exercises-for-martial-arts/
When you’re dealing with the aches and oftentimes debilitating soreness of lower-back pain, there’s a good chance all you want to do is stay in bed. Yet research published in JAMA found that any kind of exercise—whether it’s core strengthening, aerobic exercise, or stretching—is the best way to ease pain and reduce the risk of another back pain attack. http://www.prevention.com/fitness/5-stretches-to-ease-your-lower-back-pain/slide/4
This month’s failed abduction of a 10-year-old girl on the streets of Philadelphia has parents across the country asking what more they can do to keep their children safe. Captured on video, the attempted abduction highlights the importance of children knowing what to do in a similar situation. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-higley/child-safety_b_1703608.html