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  • 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 [...]

  • Why Boxing Is Essential to MMA

Why Boxing Is Essential to MMA

Although MMA is the ultimate form of fighting, it’s impossible to separate it from its building blocks: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling, boxing, etc. Yet, it’s sometimes easy to forget that last piece of the MMA puzzle. Often times, it seems like you can either love boxing or MMA but not both. The truth, though, is that [...]

  • George Castro

My trainer > Your trainer

OK so I am just gonna come right out and say it – I absolutely totally love Coach George…and I didn't even know what a big deal he was until I got to the gym last night and he was doing an interview for SPIKE TV! I am a lucky girl. I am so blessed [...]

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Head-to-Toe Breakdown: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Thiago Silva

Article By Riley Kontek Although the UFC has been on hiatus for a couple weeks now, it returns the 14th of next month with its first show in Sweden. Headlining the card is Swedish superstar Alexander Gustafsson and hard-hitting Brazilian Thiago Silva. Silva was set to fight later in the year, but agreed to take [...]

Strength & Conditioning For The Combat Athlete 2-DVD Set

These 2 videos will provide you with the latest techniques necessary to take your combat strength and conditioning to the next level. We discuss cutting-edge exercises and drills and cover specific protocols for your ‘dynamic warm-up’, ‘explosive power’, ‘combat strength’, ‘mobility and flexibility’, hundreds of core and functional movements, and never before scene ‘metabolic conditioning [...]

Coach’s Corner Doug Balzarini: “Had A Great Session Today!”

Coach Doug Balzarini’s DBStrength & Conditioning Class At Alliance MMA. […]

Rolando Perez: “Fighting February 20th, Come Check It Out!”

Rolando Perez Video Blog 1. Just got done with Coach Doug’s DBStrength & Conditioning Class At Alliance MMA. […]