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The Drew Jiu-Jitsu Grappling System


This is a work in progress, but give you an idea… An If-This-Then-That style approach to grappling. I never want to be stuck in a position thinking “I’ve absolutely no idea what I’m doing” (which happens a lot) Scrambles Keep … Continue reading

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Intrinsic Goals vs Extrinsic Goals – How they can hinder success & happiness


Goals have been associated with sports psychology and general high-achievers for several decades. They’re also inherently tied to personal development and Positive psychology. The type of goal you set is in many ways, as important as the outcome. Coaches and … Continue reading

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Conor McGregor Diet (Practical Guide to Breakthrough Training Plateaus)


Conor is apparently, a fan of the Sirt Food Diet. This diet is high in sirtuin activators, which help prevent diseases related to age and stress (study here). The diet is best know however, for allowing both dark chocolate and red … Continue reading

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Conor McGregor Workout (Gain the Competitive Edge)


  Love him, or hate him, Conor McGregor is a great fighter and his a physique to match his athletic-ability. Not everyone wants to be an MMA fighter however, it’s lots of hard work, dedication and pain, and your body … Continue reading

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DIY Muscle Massage Gun (Ideal for MMA & BJJ)


Get rid of knots, trigger points, annoying muscles in spasm and risk your life with a DIY Percussion Massage Gun. Preparation Time 20 mins   Equipment Universal Jigsaw Adapter (available from Amazon.co.uk here) Metal File Industrial Super Glue (available from Amazon.co.uk … 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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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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Easy Ways to Increase Positive Energy


Not directly MMA related, but an optimistic mindset and enthusiasm will definitely help with the grind of training and pre-fight nerves. Positive Self Talk Have a mantra such as “Cool, calm & collected” Here‘s a list of other possible mantras … 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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How to Grow New Brain Cells (6 Potent Hacks) đź¤“


MMA is a new sport, established in the 90s (although Vale Tudo & NHB fighting has been around a lot longer). It’s still a bit of an unknown, in terms of the long term health implications. With ex-fighters in their … Continue reading

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