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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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Limiting Factors of Human Performance


For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk Please note – studies in the blog post are referenced by the scientist’s name and then the year in brackets. eg. Williams (1994) refers to a scientist called Williams, who carried … 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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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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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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