Martial Arts has been around for many centuries. There are a number of variations under Martial Arts. To name a few these are the Taekwondo, Karate, Aikido, Jiu-Jitsu, Kickboxing and Wrestling. Losing weight is not so difficult with proper guidance and discipline. The reality is, the best way to lose weight and to keep it off is to stick to a lifestyle you can manage for many years. This is why martial arts, such as karate, is such a great weight loss tool, as it incorporates self defense and is genuinely fun! You burn a huge amount of calories in a one-hour class, learn how to kick, punch and block, and maybe even make new friends. The best choice you can make is to lose weight in a naturally and healthy way.