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Shin Conditioning at Home for MMA & Muay Thai


Shin toughening, shin conditioning, shin rolling, whatever you call it, is a huge aspect of Muay Thai. Checking shins is a horrible, horrible feeling, but try kicking the bag for the first time and that’ll almost floor you too! Get … Continue reading

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Dr Rhonda Patrick – Vitamin D


Sourced from: FoundMyFitness Vitamin D Infographic. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with stress and illness. Although correlation does not necessarily equal causation (i.e. low levels of Vitamin D in stressed people, doesn’t mean it’s the vitamin D that’s … Continue reading

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Boston Crab Submission in MMA


This guy pulled off the wall of Jericho, AKA the Boston Crab in an MMA fight: Image Taken from Sherdog.com Forum (probably the best MMA forum in the world, especially now the Cagewarriors forum is gone!)   Check out some … Continue reading

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NSI 189 Review (Suprising ‘Side Effect’)


NSI 189 is a nootropic drug that is still in the clinical-experimental stages of research. It has been shown in studies to alleviate major depressive symptoms and to increase the size of the hippocampus (the ’emotional’ part of the brain) … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Increase Positive Energy


Not directly MMA related, but an optimistic mindset and enthusiasm will definitely help with the grind of training and pre-fight nerves. Positive Self Talk Have a mantra such as “Cool, calm & collected” Here‘s a list of other possible mantras … Continue reading

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The Book of 5 Rings – Summary


Born in the 16th century, near the end of the Japanese civil war, Miyamoto Musashi was a nomadic samurai who fought in a small number of battles, but dozens of duels. He is known as Japan’s greatest swordsman. The book … Continue reading

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Cardio Hacks for MMA


Wim Hof Check out the Wim Hof Breathing Technique, this will increase the strength and power of your lungs, providing a better ‘base’ for your MMA specific cardio.   Baking Soda Baking soda buffers lactic acid, allowing you to grapple … Continue reading

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How to Grow New Brain Cells (6 Potent Hacks) 🤓


MMA is a new sport, established in the 90s (although Vale Tudo & NHB fighting has been around a lot longer). It’s still a bit of an unknown, in terms of the long term health implications. With ex-fighters in their … Continue reading

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Top 50 MMA Blogs And Websites For Mixed Martial Arts


Very glad to report, that Blackbeltwhitehat.com has been named as the 28th best MMA blog on planet earth – not too shabby! You can check out the other 49 blogs on the list provided by our friends at Feedspot.com

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Dangers of Weight Cutting in MMA


So, Big Yoel fails to make weight again for a title fight. Pretty gutted for him to be honest, missing by 0.2lbs, he must have been tempted to remove an eyeball or something to lose the extra. Hopefully the UFC … Continue reading

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