Author Archives: Drew

About Drew

MMA, Fitness & Marketing enthusiast from North Wales, UK. A Stoic Hippy with no hair. Not to boast but - 1st Class Degree in Sports Science from Loughborough, MSc in Nutrition from the University of Liverpool. 20 years experience of weight & fitness training.

How to be Happy in Middle Age?

Having observed many people aged 30 to 50, the secret seems pretty simple: Don’t be bitter! This can be broken down somewhat: Don’t blame other people Don’t judge people – judge actions, not people Move on – bad things happen … Continue reading

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Foods & Supplements to Help Fight the Coronavirus COVID-19

*Disclaimer – these foods & supplements are not evidence-based, in that – with the possible exception of vitamin C, they haven’t been shown to treat COVID-19.However, I think it’s misleading in a sense to say there’s no evidence for any … Continue reading

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Quitters Never Win by Michael Bisping – Review

Having listened to Michael Bisping on the Joe Rogan Experience a year or so ago – he made me feel a lot better about my annoying sport and MMA related injuries. The guy not only has one eye, he has … Continue reading

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Plyometrics MMA Workout

Power is one of the most important physical attributes a fighter can possess. It can be the difference between a knockout victory or a loss – how many times have you seen a fighter behind on the judges scorecards only … Continue reading

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Once a Week Workout Programs .Pdf

If you are a busy parent and also busy at work most of the day, it can be difficult to get to the gym 3 or 4 times a week like back in the day. It’s important to remember that … Continue reading

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Easy Takedowns for BJJ (No Gi)

Takedown System for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu The Most Common Positions you’ll find yourself in regarding wrestling in BJJ are: Wrestling Clinch Wrist Control Over/Under Position (or a variation) Single Leg The easiest way to get a takedown, in my opinion, … Continue reading

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How to Beat a Taller Boxer

Tips on how to box a taller opponent. For MMA specific guide to fighting a taller opponent, please see our other article. 1. Slip the Taller Boxer’s Jab! The classic and probably the best way to box a taller guy … Continue reading

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Anxiety is Fuel*

“We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.” Cullen Hightower Don’t fight anxiety – use it. Equally, don’t fight resentment – use it as fuel. Exercise is my way of coping with anxiety. I feel … Continue reading

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Forget Mental Health Awareness – Just Stop Being a Cunt

Summary Be patient with everyone – depression causes memory problems as do SSRIs Don’t be aggressive – unless you’re willing to fight Accept that everyone is a product of their genes & their environment Don’t project when you feel down … Continue reading

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Guide to UK Trees

Nothing to do with MMA – sorry – however, I thought this would be very useful for educating the kids whilst going on one of our very common walks in the woods and countryside. It’s also interesting for me to … Continue reading

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