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The Joe Rogan Neck Hammock


  As you may have noticed, everyone who has competed in MMA and/or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu who goes on the Joe Rogan Podcast, and is over the age of 40 – has extensive spine-problems. Big John McCarthy for example, has … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Bruce Lee Fighting Style


Bruce Lee took the concepts of different fighting styles including Wing Chun Kung Fu and fencing and modified them to suit his particular preferences and skills. He created the concept of JKD – arguably the best style of fighting for … Continue reading

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Why Every MMA Fighter Should Learn to Fight Southpaw


I remember one of the first times that I attended a boxing class – the first thing I was asked was “what ‘handed’ are you?”, to which I replied – right handed – “orthodox stance then” was the reply. I’m … Continue reading

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Infographic: A Beginner’s Guide to UFC


It’s only in the last decade or so that UFC has broken into the mainstream consciousness, but the organization is 25 years old in 2018. That’s right, it was established as far back as 1993 and existed on a small … Continue reading

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Michael Bisping’s Career


Say what you like about Michael Bisping, but he has heart, bravery and fitness like nobody else the middleweight division has seen.     He’s been a top 5 middleweight for years and has fought in the UFC for over … Continue reading

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