Category Archives: MMA

Is MMA Dangerous? (MMA FAQs Answered)


Article by Drew Griffiths (BSc, MSc) Like all contact sports, MMA comes with a relatively high risk of injury. It’s unlikely that you’ll compete in MMA for a year for example, without sustaining some type of injury in training or … Continue reading

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Bed of Nails (review & how to use)


The bed of nails is a shakti mat, or acupressure mat or pillow that has loads of little plastic spikes or nails. I find it helps for my stiff neck and back, but only if I take my top off … Continue reading

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How to Escape a Headlock


You don’t see many side headlocks in MMA, but they’re common practice in the school yard or when you’re dicking about with your mates. On the other hand – front headlocks or standing guillotines are very common and very effective. … Continue reading

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Sauna Suit Benefits


Hi! so sauna suits are great, but I wouldn’t use them for long term weight loss – you are dehydrating yourself not losing bodyfat. In fact, if you want to increase your metabolism, you’re probably better off getting really cold … Continue reading

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Nordic Hamstring Curl at Home


Nordic hamstring curls are very popular thanks to Instagram’s Knees Over Toes Guy – Ben Patrick. The curl is a great exercise for developing muscle mass and strength in the hamstrings/backs of the legs. It’s also touted as one of … Continue reading

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Resistance Band Deadlifts – How to Do Deadlifts with a Band


Deadlifts are a key compound exercise for developing strength in the glutes, lower back, legs and to a certain degree the upper back and traps. Resistance bands are great for beginners because they’re so easy to use, but also an … Continue reading

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How to do Resistance Band Squats (looped bands and handled bands)


Resistance bands are extremely popular these days. They’re great for home workouts, easy to store, pretty safe and kinder on the joints than heavy weights. Resistance Band Squats – Bands with handles https://youtube.com/shorts/qhFhN7iUSSc?feature=share Anyway, if you want to get yolked … Continue reading

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Band exercises for Boxing


Resistance bands are pretty good for boxers, they provide constant variable elastic tension from all possible angles. Unlike weights which provide “gravitational resistance” in a downward, vertical plane, bands can provide elastic resistance, that increases the more the band is … Continue reading

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Energy Hacks- Wellbeing and Business Podcast Episode 5


Episode 5 of my podcast looking upwards increases energy, looking down decreases it. So make sure if you work on a computer that you are looking straight ahead at your monitor Cold exposure like a cold shower increases dopamine and … Continue reading

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XMartial.com Review – Viking Rash Guard


I ordered a rather funky looking rash guard from Xmartial.com and I’ve been pleasantly suprised with how good the quality is. In fact, the first time that I wore the rashguard, was during a wild camp, at the top of … Continue reading

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