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Liz Durning

Liz Durning - ABCs of Safety

ABCs of Safety

Most people are good people, but sometimes bad things happen to good people by bad people. Knowing basic self-defense can save you when no one else can. Wearing a seat belt saves lives. We don’t get into an accident every day, but we wear…

February 5, 2014
Liz Durning - Health and Fitness Benefits of Kickboxing
Martial Arts

Health and Fitness Benefits of Kickboxing

When I tell women that I teach kickboxing, I often hear, “I’d love to get into that.” Now that MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) is so hot, more and more women want to participate. And why not, kickboxing is a fantastic workout. Mastering the art…

September 30, 2013
Musings & Meditations

Liz Versus the UVA/UVB Monster

I am a walking advertisement for Athleta… quite literally. As you can see from the photo, my back is a lattice-work billboard. So, let me just preface this blog by stating: I have lived in my skin for 50 years. I come from a…

July 22, 2013
Pink Karate
Musings & Meditations

The Pretty Powerful Project

What is considered “pretty?” A flower, a sunset, a dress, a picture… a girl? But what or who defines “pretty?” We say “beauty” is in the eye of the beholder. But how do we view ourselves? When I was younger, I thought I was…

June 5, 2013
Sarah and Liz Durning
Martial Arts

Helping Hands

Ever since I found out I was chosen to be a Sponsored Athlete, I have been looking deep into my heart and soul about what I should contribute to the Chi blog. Since I teach karate and self-defense to little and big girls, the…

February 17, 2013