Posts tagged "mma workouts"

MMA Meets Kettlebell Training, Part 5

This is absolutely one of the best exercises ever!  It is the perverbial ‘total body’ movement.  It requires balance, a strong core, focus, coordination and technique.  The actual movement even without the kettle bell is challenging and completely applicable to mixed martial arts.  The movement is biomechanically sound and depicts how to properly get up... Read more »

MMA Meets Kettlebell Training, Part 4

From the rotated position, press the kettle bell directly above your shoulder.  Engage your side body (side section of the ab wall) as you press the weight.
The kettlebell is quickly becoming the trainer’s favorite tool.  So many fitness professionals are incorporating kettlebells into their routines, as well as their cleints.  This exercise is a great one to add into any fitness program.  However, it is great for the martial arts practioner because is recruits many of the same muscles and used... Read more »

MMA Meets Kettlebell Training, Part 1

Repeat the same motion as you did for the rear uppercut.
Kettlebells can be compared with other modalities of training.  There are several great functional exercises and tools that can be used to improve athletics.  Kettlebells are an excellent addition to a MMA workout routine because of their biomechanical muscle replication.  They can be used to recreate the body’s involvement when doing kicks, punches and takedowns.... Read more »
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Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit on May 15th, Exercise 4

The popularity of mixed martial arts has shed a lot of attention on how these athletes train.  Their overall routine is all encompassing, challenging and unique compared to many sports.  Because of the nature of training 4 different sports, along with the plyometrics and strength exercises that correspond to each of them, MMA training is... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit on May 15th, Exercise 2

Andrei Arlovski is a great reference to use when aspiring to look like a MMA athlete.  He has a physique that is perfect for so many sports, but truly ideal for a combat sports fighter.  Although many fighters have a lot less to work with and their legacy will never be their physical attributes and... Read more »

Can You Do MMA Without Fighting? MMA Training Amazing Exercise

I have been approached by several media outlets over the past year asking if the popularity of MMA, bred by reality shows like, The Ultimate Fighter  ( on SPIKE   http://www.spike.com/show/22307 )  and Fight Science (on The National Geographic channel  http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/fight-science )  has driven more students to train MMA.  The answer is Yes!  Every couple of years... Read more »
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