Preventing Injuries

First off, being a loyal Canuck, I’d like to wish you all a Happy Canada Day! Now with the patriotism out of the way, I had a funny experience playing SURGEON a couple days ago. I was at a birthday party forĀ  a buddy of mine (my BJJ cornerman Youssef turned 29) and my girlfriend…

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Random Friday Thoughts

I am blatantly stealing the idea for Random Friday Thoughts from Eric Cressey, a very intelligent and effective strength coach who deals with a lot of baseball players and who I’ve learned a lot from (and continue to learn a lot from). 1. “If you perform static stretching before working out, you’re going to get…

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Cardinal Sin of MMA Training

I’m sorry father, for I have sinned. I know I’m not supposed to be doing this, because it is evil, evil, EVIL! But I’m sorry. I couldn’t help myself. I tried to stop myself but couldn’t, even though everyone is saying that I’m wrong for doing it. Please, please, please, forgive me. But before I’m…

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Medicine Ball Training for MMA

If you’ve been reading my stuff or watching my videos, you probably know that I’m a huge fan of medicine ball training. The 2 biggest reasons why I love medicine ball training for MMA is because: You can throw the ball, which allows you to train at max velocity (other tools like dumbbells or kettlebells…

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First Soccer Post 10 MMA Workout Challenge Entry

Here’s the first entry from Funk Roberts: Way to go bro! Now let’s see what YOU are made of! Get details for the contest here: -> MMA Workout Challenge <-

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Embarassing Incident You Can Learn From

I’ve got an embarrassing story to share, but it’s something we can all learn from to prevent one of the most dreaded type of injuries for mixed-martial artists: concussions. If you’ve ever had a concussion, then you know the problems that can come along with it: Dizziness Headaches Mental fogginess Sensitivity to light Not to…

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MMA Workout Challenge – Soccer Post 10

Got something really cool for you – the Soccer Post 10 MMA Workout Challenge. Go here to get all the details and download the workout videos: => MMA Workout Challenge There’s a chance for 50 fighters to get in as a charter member to my site, and if you’re fast, you can win the big…

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Karate’s Back!

Just gotta say that I loved Machida’s fight against Evans this past weekend and look forward to seeing more from the Dragon… ———- BIG NEWS ———- This week, I’m going to post an awesome workout for you and announce something pretty cool – make sure you check back Wednesday/Thursday to see…

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My Top MMA Fights of All Time

The UFC is running a little vote on their site for the Top 100 Fights of all time. Because I don’t really have the time or care to go through the 181 fights they have posted on their site, I figured you’re probably in the same boat. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t choose…

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Why Being Different is Good

About 2 weeks ago a buddy of mine talked to me asking if I wanted to play hockey in a ‘beer’ league once a week because his team needed a couple of players. For those of you who weren’t born with a hockey stick in his hand like we are in Canada, a ‘beer’ league…

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