Infographic: 8 top health benefits of Martial Arts

The term ‘Martial Arts’ is used to describe different types of combat systems, typically when referring to disciplines originating in East Asia, such as Judo or Karate.

For many, the idea of putting yourself in a willing position to fight another person isn’t the most attractive of ideas. With that being said, martial arts offer a tonne of benefits, both physically and mentally that are sure to help improve your life in one way or another.

If you’ve ever watched a Bruce Lee movie, or even caught the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) on television, one thing will stand out: their peak physical condition.

The infographic below by MMA Station takes a look at some of the main benefits you can receive from participating martial arts as well as some popular disciplines that you can try out for yourself.