Wednesday, April 16, 2014

endurance

Every Breath You Take

by Doug Ward on November 27, 2012

Often you see fighters get fatigued as a fight wears on and they begin trying to take in more air by opening their mouths.  Although this feels like the right solution, they are actually doing themselves more harm than good and exposing themselves to greater potential for injury in the process.  It may feel like […]

Breathe New Life Into Your Endurance Levels

by Doug Ward on April 17, 2012

When most fighters struggle with cardiovascular conditioning and increasing their endurance, they figure the key must be in their roadwork and amount of time they spend getting their heart rate up.  Sometimes that’s the case, but the secret may also lie in another aspect of your training. There are things some fighters do, habits some […]

It’s a Fine Line

by Doug Ward on March 14, 2012

There is something to be said for giving it an all out effort in the gym, but once your form begins to falter and your endurance has hit it’s breaking point, you’d might as well hang ‘em up.  Most injuries in the gym happen when fighters are out of gas and technique has gone out […]