Exceptional athletes learn to look at other sports, see what works and adapt that to their own training approaches. One instance of this could be in relation to the sport of bodybuilding. Bodybuilders employ a style of weight training called supersets. During super-setting, lifters work opposing muscle groups. For instance, they will do one set of […]
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Water makes up a large percentage of the human body. When you break it down and examine each part individually, you can quickly see how important hydration is to proper athletic function and sports performance. So let’s look at each body part and how their “water-health” correlates with what you do in the ring.
Ready for some big, eye-opening, earth-shattering workout advice for this summer season? Be sure to drink plenty of water. Bet you’ve never heard that before, but before you dismiss it as the same ‘ole rhetoric, consider this…If you don’t drink enough fluids, not only will you become dehydrated, but you will also experience from some significant, […]
Any elite athlete or fighter understands the importance of hard work, consistency and discipline. They fully recognize that your level of success is heavily dependent on the hours spent in the gym, training and preparing both, mind and body for competition. What they also realize, that many athletes don’t, is how important getting adequate rest […]
If you polled every employee in the United States and asked them the one thing they’d like to change about their job, I’m guessing that the words “salary”, “pay” and “wage” would come up repeatedly. It’s no different for MMA fighters who frequently complain about the difficulty of making ends meet on their fight revenue. […]
One of the biggest compliments a boxer can be paid is when someone says that he “has heart.” Inside the boxing ring, that means you can take a punch, you show an undeniable will to win, you relentlessly fight to the finish or are just plain unstoppable. As much as any fighter would take […]
What would the world be like without Dana White? Would fighters be better compensated? Would MMA as a sport be better received by the media and politicians? Would MMA as a sport even exist as we know it today? The world of Mixed Martial Arts would definitely be a different place if Dana White […]
If you happen to be one of the millions of “Resolutionaries” to make a fresh fitness goal at the start of a New Year, then you might also be taking the time, right about now, to do some soul-searching. You either never made fitness goals, you made them and failed to reach them or you […]
If you watch MMA long enough, you’re bound to encounter a judge’s decision that you don’t agree with. MMA judges and referees are the butt of many a joke and the target of much scorn from fans, fighters and promoters. Partially to blame is the relative youth of the sport. Also at fault is the […]
There is a term used in battle and in business that also applies to boxing. It’s called Decisive Point. Whether it’s on the battlefield or across the boardroom table, it refers to the moment during negotiations, conflict or war when victory is certain.