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How to Front Squat – 2023 [includes – Zombie Front Squats, Front Squat Crossed arms]


Jiu-jitsu and MMA are sports that demand several qualities from every athlete participating – strength, mobility, durability, and strength endurance. Unfortunately, it’s common that these elements are lacking in many athletes, even when their skill level is high. It’s also … Continue reading

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Best Punching Bag Gloves for Beginners [2022]


Whether you are training for a fight, or you just want to get in fighting shape, a high-quality pair of punch bag gloves are a must to keep your hands and knuckles protected. I’d recommend using a pair of 14oz … Continue reading

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Is MMA Dangerous? (MMA FAQs Answered)


Article by Drew Griffiths (BSc, MSc) Like all contact sports, MMA comes with a relatively high risk of injury. It’s unlikely that you’ll compete in MMA for a year for example, without sustaining some type of injury in training or … Continue reading

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6 Weeks Boxing Training .pdf [2023]


6 weeks isn’t enough time to get to an elite level but let’s say you’ve signed up for a charity white collar boxing match and need to get as good as possible in 6 weeks, then you’ll need a plan … Continue reading

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Land Mine Attachments – Buyers Guide [2022]


Land mines – the ones you find in the gym – are a highly versatile bit of equipment. Once they’ve had a barbell attached to them anyway. You can do all types of exercises with them including kneeling bicep curls, … Continue reading

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How to Escape a Headlock


You don’t see many side headlocks in MMA, but they’re common practice in the school yard or when you’re dicking about with your mates. On the other hand – front headlocks or standing guillotines are very common and very effective. … Continue reading

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Pull Up Bar Resistance Bands – how to tie resistance band to pull up bar


Exercise at your own risk Resistance bands are great for all sorts of exercises Long, looped bands are the best for assisting with chin ups. Tie the band in a loop onto the bar Place your knee or foot in … Continue reading

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Sauna Suit Benefits


Hi! so sauna suits are great, but I wouldn’t use them for long term weight loss – you are dehydrating yourself not losing bodyfat. In fact, if you want to increase your metabolism, you’re probably better off getting really cold … Continue reading

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Resistance Band Deadlifts – How to Do Deadlifts with a Band


Deadlifts are a key compound exercise for developing strength in the glutes, lower back, legs and to a certain degree the upper back and traps. Resistance bands are great for beginners because they’re so easy to use, but also an … Continue reading

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How to Do Resistance Band Press Ups (looped bands)


I’ve seen people wrapping the bands around themselves in a kind of figure 8, but I couldn’t get that technique to work for me. Instead I take the looped band, put it over my head and grab as far up … Continue reading

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