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Exercise does your mind good

Posted: May 17, 2019

Excerpt from Be Your Personal Best: Focus by Master Christopher Rappold

We have all heard the benefits of exercise: strengthens your muscles, builds your endurance, enhances flexibility and strengthens your heart. All sufficient reasons for investing a little bit of time in yourself each day. The benefits of exercise though reach far and wide beyond what it does for your physical body. There continues to be growing evidence that supports even modest amounts of exercise can relieve stress, help you get a better night’s rest improve your mood and cut stress.

The passion that created a career

Posted: May 17, 2019

It was passion that drew Personal Best Karate owner and instructor Tracy Rappold to her first job: her love of animals. It’s why she chose her job as a veterinarian technician – and she loved helping those animals in need. This medicine field brought her to become a cardiac research lab technician at Massachusetts General Hospital for 11 years.

Tracy follows her passion with nature and makes sure she feeds her soul with outings in all kinds of weather, all with breathtaking views.

How the lessons on the mat brought a student to Chicago

Posted: May 17, 2019

Chris Bonarrigo now lives in Chicago and works in the architecture field.

Karate brothers and teammates

Posted: May 17, 2019

Conrad and Eric Wu have been PBK students for 10 years.

Black Belt always going for the win

Posted: May 17, 2019

Julia Mulvaney during the Black Belt Spectacular.

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