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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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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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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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High Altitude Training – The Research


Live High, Train Low – MMA, Boxing & the Research of High Altitude Training For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk.  After Tito Ortiz was “out-cardio’d” by Frank Shamrock, the story goes that Tito began to focus on … Continue reading

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How Do MMA Fighters Make Weight – Legal & Illegal Ways


Making Weight is Dangerous – Hire a professional. Article for information purposes only To become a great fighter in the ever-evolving world of MMA, an individual requires a very specific blend of psychological and physiological abilities and skills. All modern … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan – Iron Neck Machine


The Iron Neck is a fantastic machine for building up the muscles in the neck. Used for football, grappling, MMA and rehab-specialists, in can help to improve performance, prevent injury and accelerate recovery from specific injuries. As a (very poor) … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan – Psoas Device


Myofascial Release with Pso-Rite The psoas stretching device that Joe Rogan discusses on one of his JRE episodes, is the pso-rite Someone has also designed a DIY version to save a few $$£. You can see the design here. It … Continue reading

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Loughborough Sport Science – Review (BSc Sport & Exercise Science)


Please bear in mind that I graduated over ten years ago. Positives of Studying Sport Science at Loughborough University Amazing university; with unbelievable facilities. The university is one of the best in the country The work ethic of the students … Continue reading

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Salford City FC – How I think they could improve


Watching Class of ’92: Out of their league; one thing that stood out a mile, was how unhappy the players were. Football appears to be the same from the professionals, down to the youth leagues – far too much shouting and … Continue reading

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