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MMA for Beginners


This will look at the technical aspects of MMA, rather than the rules etc, for those who want to train, rather than exclusively watch the sport. Boxing Before you begin Adopt a side-on boxing stance Usually your dominant foot is … Continue reading

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GSP Workout


GSP – a lovely chap, great fighter and a potential underwear model. GSP put on some serious mass for his fight with Micheal Bisping, we look at how you can do the same. To Build Mass You Need Calories GSP … Continue reading

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How to Increase Energy Levels


Not a morning person? Or an afternoon person? Hopefully these tips will help – 1. Breath Work – Deep & Powerful Breaths Don’t ask me how this works, it just does! Deep, powerful breaths, definitely give me more energy. Try … Continue reading

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Targeted Ketogenic Diet for MMA (.pdf included)


Thanks mainly to the true guru of MMA – Joe Rogan, ketosis (and psychedelics) has become a hot topic in the changing rooms of every MMA gym worth its Himalayan salt. The Targeted Ketogenic Diet for MMA & Crossfit Consume … Continue reading

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How to Stick to a Diet


1. Have a Specific Plan & Goal If you say ‘I’m just going to eat healthy’, you’re less likely to succeed than if you have a specific diet or somekind of specific guidelines. Nail down what you can’t eat e.g. … Continue reading

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Cherry Juice for Joint Pain & Recovery


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

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Ketogenic Diet Diary – Weeks 3 – 4


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

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Carb Cycling – Beginner’s Guide


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

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Ketogenic Diet for Beginners


Ketogenic diets are becoming more popular – especially in the MMA and weight-loss communities. But what is ketosis and what does it do? What is the Ketogenic Diet? The ketogenic diet, is a dietary protocol consisting of a low amount … Continue reading

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Power Training for MMA


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

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