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  • Is Powerlifting Good for Mixed Martial Arts

Is Powerlifting Good for Mixed Martial Arts?

MMA is still a young sport and part of that means that athletes are still trying to find the perfect workout plans to complement their goals. We’ve seen everything from bodybuilding techniques in the early days to, more recently, CrossFit. However, this past year, many MMA fighters found powerlifting and seem to think it might [...]

  • 5 Signs It’s Time to Take a Break from Strength and Conditioning Training

5 Signs It’s Time to Take a Break from Strength and Conditioning Training

If you train in a martial art, you probably spend a lot of time increasing your strength and conditioning. Spending time on these aspects of your fitness will have far-reaching benefits that extend far outside martial arts, but it’s important you don’t take things too far. This can be surprisingly easy to do. Unfortunately, the [...]

  • 5 MMA Strength and Conditioning Mistakes to Avoid

5 MMA Strength and Conditioning Mistakes to Avoid

To be successful at Mixed Martial Arts, you need strength and good conditioning. To gain those, you need to make sure you avoid these five common mistakes. Training Like a Bodybuilder We get it: looking like a bodybuilder is cool. It makes you look tough, but the problem is that it doesn’t actually make you [...]

  • Strength and Conditioning for the Mind

Strength and Conditioning for the Mind

When coaches train athletes, they do more than just introduce them to the best strength and conditioning exercises. They also use subtly integrated mental toughness training to help the athlete identify, focus on, and achieve their goals. This is one of the reasons why so many athletes seem to have that extra spark that allows [...]