Tag: Best Core Exercises

Solution to The Thanksgiving Belly - The Christmas Crunch Challenge, 25 Days of Core

Solution to The Thanksgiving Belly - The Christmas Crunch Challenge, 25 Days of Core
No doubt the holidays are a joyous time. With that joy comes more parties, festivities and celebrations.  As the end of the year closes in, our waistlines expand.  Join in POW!’s Annual Christmas Crunch Challenge, 25 Days of Core Training.  Instead of finding yourself welcoming 2015 with a new pant size, commit 4-7 minutes each... Read more »

Best MMA Exercise 5 of 5: Armbar

Armbars on the Rope The final exercise in the Best of series of MMA exercises is the Armbar on the rope.  At first glance, or without having a jiu jitsu skill set, this exercise looks like a double leg lift.  This movement is similar to several acrobatic training drills.  I have actually taken a few... Read more »

Best MMA Exercise 4 of 5: Bear Crawl with Resistance

Bear Crawl with Resistance We are on the fourth day of MMA’s Best 5 Exercises.  Each exercise that has been given integrates some form of explosive training and offers a nice twist on core work and increasing body strength.  This picture is awesome because it shows how some guy added resistance to this drill when... Read more »
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Best MMA Exercise 3 of 5: Ball Throw and Sprawl

Starting Position: Throwing Weighed Medicine Ball Against Wall Position 2: In the time that the ball is being slammed against the wall, perform an explosive sprawl to the ground.  Hopefully you have been enjoying this week’s series on MMA’s best exercises.  I have narrowed it down to 5 – one for each day of this... Read more »

Best MMA Exercise 2 of 5: Ground Training on Heavy Bag

Heavy Bag Ground Training A great addition to my series this week on MMA’s best exercises is grounded heavy bag work. This exercise is great for anyone who wants intense explosive training that works the upper body and core.  It is very comprehensive and can be done by even the hard-core exercisers who is just... Read more »

Best MMA Exercises 1 of 5 : Guard Sit-Up

Andrei Arlovski Performing Guard Sit-Up with Elbow Strikes. Each day this week I will post a new exercise that should be part of an MMA training program.  These exercises require an integration of explosive power, core work and strength.   If you are not an MMA fighter, which most of you are not, these are still... Read more »
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