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Old 06-25-2010, 02:10 PM   #13
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 909
Re: Does one's size or weight affect one's Aikido?

Weight matters to me. Not just saying that as a typical woman who always thinks she's fat.
I was a lot heavier when I started Aikido. My joints hurt more back then. The less weight on those joints the easier it is to move honestly.

Aikido is intuitive to life, therefore, If being over weight is bad for you in every other aspect of your health and life, than why would it not be also bad for Aikido?

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