Category Archives: MMA

Exercises for Both Strength & Flexibility


If you compete and train in a martial art, then both strength & flexibility are valuable physical assets that you will no doubt want to build & develop. Create a more functional workout and kill 2 birds with 1 proverbial … Continue reading

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DIY Muscle Massage Gun (Ideal for MMA & BJJ)


Get rid of knots, trigger points, annoying muscles in spasm and risk your life with a DIY Percussion Massage Gun. Preparation Time 20 mins   Equipment Universal Jigsaw Adapter (available from Amazon.co.uk here) Metal File Industrial Super Glue (available from Amazon.co.uk … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of a 24 Hour Fast


Health Benefits of a 1 Day Fast Repair of the Mucosal Lining of the stomach/GI Tract (reference) Enhanced insulin sensitivity (reference) Reduced Blood cholesterol & Triglycerides (reference) Improved physical energy Improved mental clarity Helps to support the immune system (reference) … Continue reading

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Greek Mountain Tea – Review


  Greek Mountain Tea has a range of benefits Reduces Anxiety (study) Increases brain-power / cognitive function (study) It is a powerful anti-oxidant (study)   It’s a strange one because it increases cognitive performance but also has a mild sedative … Continue reading

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Do Altitude Masks Work?


Do Altitude Masks Work? In a word “yes” Altitude masks have 2 main physiological effects: 1. They generate a hypoxic training environment – by restricting oxygen intake 2. They strengthen respiratory muscles – by making it more difficult to breathe … Continue reading

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Is Coconut Oil Bad for You?


Nutrition has become a lot like discussing politics and religion recently. People get emotionally attached to a diet or an opinion and sometimes miss the bigger picture. Nutrition is not black and white unfortunately. The great coconut debate is a … Continue reading

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Infrared ‘Sauna’ Light Review (Available on Amazon)


I have had an interest in saunas since Dr Rhonda Patrick spoke about them on the Joe Rogan Podcast. There’s quite a bit of science to back up the claims for health, recovery and performance. All good things when it … Continue reading

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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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