Category Archives: Fitness

Limiting Factors of Human Performance


For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk Please note – studies in the blog post are referenced by the scientist’s name and then the year in brackets. eg. Williams (1994) refers to a scientist called Williams, who carried … Continue reading

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Neck Bridges for MMA


Your spine if very precious and important! Don’t risk injuring it with neck bridges. Bridges are traditionally used by wrestlers and boxers to develop strength in their neck. A strong neck can help to reduce the risk of concussion and … Continue reading

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Bompa Periodisation for MMA Strength & Conditioning


Always consult a doctor before undertaking a new exercise routine. If perform incorrectly these exercises could result in injury or death.  MMA has developed into one of the most technically and physically demanding sports on the planet. One of the … Continue reading

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High Altitude Training – The Research


Live High, Train Low – MMA, Boxing & the Research of High Altitude Training For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk.  After Tito Ortiz was “out-cardio’d” by Frank Shamrock, the story goes that Tito began to focus on … Continue reading

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Exercise & Type I Diabetes – A Scientific Overview


For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk Please note that (A surname in brackets) relates to the person who conducted a study and that “et al” just means ‘and colleagues’ i.e. that he/she had help from others to … Continue reading

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Exercise & Heart Disease Guidelines & Recommendations


For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk Overview – Exercise & Heart Disease If you already have heart disease and/or issues with your heart, then it is crucial that you speak to your doctor before changing your physical … Continue reading

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Exercise & Type II Diabetes


For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk Due to the increasing prevalence of sedentary lifestyles and diets high in sugar, type II Diabetes is rising among the UK population at an alarming rate. Whilst many people rely on … Continue reading

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Spinal Injuries in MMA & Other Contact Sports


Spinal Injuries: Part 1 For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk. Always consult a doctor if you sustain an injury Neck (Cervical Spine) Injuries  In this 3 part blog post, we will be taking a look at the … Continue reading

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Can You Exercise with High Blood Pressure?


You certainly can exercise if you have high blood pressure and in doing so, you can actually lower your blood pressure significantly. Especially when combined with a suitable diet full of whole foods and low in sugar. Consult your doctor … Continue reading

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Lomachenko Training (Footwork, Tennis Ball, Fight IQ)


Lomachenko is an amazing fighter. What’s more interesting however, is his approach to training – using dancing, tennis balls and a range of activities to improve his decision making skills (i.e. brain-training) – is the Ukranian boxing champ on his … Continue reading

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