Category Archives: MMA

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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How Do MMA Fighters Make Weight – Legal & Illegal Ways


Making Weight is Dangerous – Hire a professional. Article for information purposes only To become a great fighter in the ever-evolving world of MMA, an individual requires a very specific blend of psychological and physiological abilities and skills. All modern … 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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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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Joe Rogan – Iron Neck Machine


The Iron Neck is a fantastic machine for building up the muscles in the neck. Used for football, grappling, MMA and rehab-specialists, in can help to improve performance, prevent injury and accelerate recovery from specific injuries. As a (very poor) … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan – Psoas Device


Myofascial Release with Pso-Rite The psoas stretching device that Joe Rogan discusses on one of his JRE episodes, is the pso-rite Someone has also designed a DIY version to save a few $$£. You can see the design here. It … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan – Inversion Table


“I’ve suffered from several back injuries over the years from jiujitsu and working out. One of the things that has helped me a lot is using one of those Teeter Inversion Tables…I strap my ankles into this thing and I … Continue reading

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