Category Archives: MMA
If you live in the UK, there’s an excellent programme on Channel 4 (first 3 series are on the 4player app-thing) called ‘Superfoods the Real Story‘. One episode looked at cherry juice and did a (non-scientific) experiment on American Football … Continue reading
Kind of a mixed bag this week but definitely feeling a lot more energetic and 10 times better than I did during weeks 1 and 2. I felt full of energy all day Monday and Tuesday morning. Kinda hit a … Continue reading
Beta alanine is a non-essential amino acid, which when consumed increases carnosine levels in muscle cells, which in turn increases the muscle’s tolerance of lactic acid (a by-product of high intensity exercise which is often a limiting factor of athletic … Continue reading
Carb cycling involves days of eating a range of high carbohydrate foods, days of moderate carbohydrate intake and often days of low or no carbohydrate intake. Carbohydrate / carb cycling is said to stimulate certain metabolic functions, such as insulin … Continue reading
There are 3 types of fighters in MMA, those who are great athletes – e.g. Tyron Woodley, those who are technically superior – e.g. Demian Maia and those who have both e.g. GSP. Building explosive power, is arguably the quickest … Continue reading
I know, I know, MMA Bellends are always sharing stuff on social media about ‘He lifts but he can’t fight’ etc. So it’s getting old, apologies…but I lifted weights and attempted to be a (very poor) bodybuilder years before doing … Continue reading
Not my best infographic ever! Well, actually, it has Conor McGregor all over it, so it probably is!