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Bending Horseshoes by Hand & Horseshoe Bending Technique


A great demonstration of strength of the hands, grip and the ability to brace against your leg – bending horseshoes is a great party trick (if you party in a barn) and also a good goal to aim for if … Continue reading

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Boxing Chest Workout (.pdf included)


Boxing 🥊 is a very demanding sport. There are lots of aspects of fitness that go into conditioning for boxing – one crucial thing I want everyone to know however – is that chest-strength, does not equate to punching power! … Continue reading

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How do you prevent Muscle & Fitness Loss During Injury?


You can use TENs machines to prevent muscle loss whilst injured Nutrition is important – Under-eating will lead to more muscle loss Clenbuteral is an illegal performance enhancing drug that prevents muscle loss Alpha Lipoic Acid supplementation may help prevent … Continue reading

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Benefits of Working Out / Exercising in the Heat


Metabolic Responses to Exercise in the Heat – Scientific Analysis For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk Any team or athlete that competes on an international stage will no doubt have to deal with the physiological challenges that … Continue reading

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Knee Injuries & Rehab in MMA


This article will look at the most common knee injuries that can arise from both MMA training and competition.  Anatomy of the Knee The knee joint works like a hinge to bend and straighten the lower leg and is made up … Continue reading

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Ankle Injuries (BJJ, Wrestling & MMA)


In this blog post we are going to look at the most common ankle injuries that can arise from both MMA training and competition.  The foot is an incredibly complex mechanism, too complex in fact to discuss here so we’ll … Continue reading

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Essential Fatty Acids Benefits For the Body & Human Brain


Two classifications of fat are – Saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. Saturated fats, are solid at room temperature. It used to be touted as standard that saturated fats are extremely damaging to general health, but in particular, heart health. This … Continue reading

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Mixed Martial Arts & Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs)


Success in any sporting event is determined primarily by genetic endowment in combination with a training regime aimed at maximising trait potential. Therefore, an individual’s athletic realisation and success is determined by the interaction of innate ability and environmental factors … Continue reading

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Neck Bridges for MMA


Your spine if very precious and important! Don’t risk injuring it with neck bridges. Bridges are traditionally used by wrestlers and boxers to develop strength in their neck. A strong neck can help to reduce the risk of concussion and … Continue reading

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Bompa Periodisation for MMA Strength & Conditioning


Always consult a doctor before undertaking a new exercise routine. If perform incorrectly these exercises could result in injury or death.  MMA has developed into one of the most technically and physically demanding sports on the planet. One of the … Continue reading

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