One of the common responses as to why an individual would like to do martial arts, is "I want to get in shape but I find the gym very boring." Martial Arts classes are then the perfect solution.
The reason for this is because a martial arts class keeps u engaged in a very active and none-monotonous activity. I.E. Doing a round of hitting keeps the individual much more mentally stimulated than running on a treadmill, because during the round the student has to pay attention to what his partner is asking of them in order to do the appropriate technique that is being asked of them.
In addition when attending a martial arts school the studnet is able to learn skills that may potentially save his or her life.
In the Martial Arts, you do not need any expensive gym equipment to reach your goals. The instructor gives you all the tools you need.