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Recent Strength & Conditioning Session at Alliance *VIDEO*

Article by Doug Balzarini I’m blessed to be able to work with some amazing athletes on a weekly basis. I handle the majority of the strength and conditioning for the fight team down at Alliance Training Center in Chula Vista. Here’s a quick clip showing a couple exercises we use to help our athletes improve [...]

Coach Doug Balzarini The Ultimate Fighter Update: My First Week!

Every week or so I plan to share a couple thoughts and experiences I had while out in Las Vegas for the MMA reality show, “The Ultimate Fighter”. For me, week 1 began on Tuesday (3/6) when I made the extremely windy drive out to Sin City first thing in the morning. I got settled [...]

Kristian Lexell’s Blog – What happens in Vegas.. I’ll tell to you guys

Article by Kristian Lexell Right now me, Alex (Gustafsson), Papy (Abedi) and Andreas (Michael) is waiting for the first training for today. We arrived here late this Sunday and we’re staying here for 3 weeks. Alex and Papy is in camp for their fights at UFC On Fuel TV2 in Stockholm. I’m getting an early [...]

DB Strength – Strength & Conditioning for the Combat Athlete 2-DVD Set

These TWO 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 [...]

Partner Training: A Different Approach to MMA Strength & Conditioning

I had been working with an athlete for several weeks in a traditional one-on-one setting and recently began to notice that his strength, energy levels, and overall intensity were down. In a recent session, I could sense early on in our mobility work that he was just going through the motions. Perhaps my teaching cues [...]