Over the years being able to compete in athletics, having to overcome two reconstructed knees, and taking up the art of Muay Thai I’ve come to realize that strength training combined with the martial arts is actually a form of mixed art, or discipline as well. You see to me strength and conditioning is a discipline in and of itself and it requires consistent practice and getting in tune with your body to understand this. The only way you can understand it is if you practice it with purpose and consistency and suddenly you’ll realize you will learn more and more about yourself and your abilities.
- Are you familiar with how an outdoor arena can transform your MMA strength training program?
- Are you looking for dynamic strength drills to significantly improve your fitness and MMA strength training program?
- Do you feel like you can’t develop an MMA strength training program without the availability of a fully stocked gym?
- Are you interested in building a lean, strong, athletic body that is fit for fighting?
There are many advantages to taking your MMA strength training outside. Over the years I’ve taken many fighters outdoors for their MMA strength training sessions. The thing is that space can dictate how you approach your day’s training. With more space you’re capable of performing movements that might not be feasible for an indoor environment. Continue reading to learn more.
- Are you confused about how to improve your fitness and strengthen your body with an MMA core workout for fight performance and life in general?
- Are you interested in learning more about a simple and practical way to build your core strength for MMA and for life?
- Are you interested in an MMA core workout to help you build a lean athletic body that is fit for fighting?
A strong powerful core center is essential in the performance and execution of your MMA skills. This is why I have included a simple, yet challenging MMA core workout here for you to perform in order to achieve a high level of athletic functionality along with helping you to develop some explosive athletic ability.
This MMA core workout provides some good insight into some basic strength and performance needs to help you with your fitness and training whether it be for improving your fight skills, or to just prepare you for life. Keep on reading if you are into results.
1. Are you familiar with plyometrics?
2. Did you know that plyometrics can significantly improve your fitness and performance for MMA, sports, and life?
3. Did you know plyometrics are also a means to help you shred body fat in addition to upgrading your athleticism?
As a strength and conditioning coach I’ve been able to successfully use plyometrics for years to train hundreds of MMA, competitive athletes, and serious fitness enthusiast to smash their fitness goals. Plyometrics are defined as exercises that are designed to produce short intense burst of powerful movements such as jumping and bounding.
In a nutshell plyometrics are designed to trigger your nervous system so that your body’s muscles are repeatedly stretched and shortened in a rapid manner for optimal explosive performance. This type of training is exceptionally valuable for all forms of athletic performance including MMA fighting performance. Keep on reading if you want to know how to ramp up your MMA program.
The winning ingredient for your warm up is the same thing as your training. The key is MOVEMENT! Now this being said there are a lot of aspects to moving the body. You see it has been my experience that moving the body through various planes of motion is what trains us to be ready for most any physical feat. However the problem with most strength and conditioning programs out there is that they neglect proper dynamic warm up in addition to neglecting getting the body used to moving in more than one direction. Continue reading if you are serious about kicking your training off in the right direction.