• The Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The rise of MMA has been closely shadowed by Brazilian jiu-jitsu. While they are definitely not the same thing – BJJ doesn’t involve striking for one thing – every MMA fighter knows some amount of the famous Brazilian sport. If you’ve been thinking about trying it out for yourself, the following benefits may help you [...]

  • 5 Mistakes You Might Be Making in Your Workout

5 Mistakes You Might Be Making in Your Workout

You get involved in fitness activities to improve your health. However, all too often, that decision leads not to weight loss and better health, but to the doctor’s office. According to one insurance company, 50,000 people visited an emergency room in 2009 for injuries related to workout equipment or workout-related injuries. Those numbers have only [...]

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  • Why Diet Is An Important Part of Fitness

Why Diet Is An Important Part of Fitness

Today’s general population is very much health conscious, they strive not only to get a shaped body but also seek to stay fit. Fitness depends on numerous factors. But the most important and deciding factor for ensuring good levels of fitness is having the right kind of diet. Diet consists of Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats and these three together serve as the building blocks of our body. While there has been an endeavor by the present generation to compromise on the right kind of diet in order to stay fit, the secret to a fit body is balanced diet. […]

Healthy Foods to Fuel Your Workout

Whether you resolved to lose weight, increase muscle mass or shave minutes off your 5K time, you will need to eat the right foods to fuel your body for a great workout. You will also need to feed your body after your training session, so you can wake up tomorrow feeling refreshed and ready for another workout. Regardless of your fitness and health goals, consistency is the key to making progress. One good workout a week just isn’t going to cut it. […]

  • How Exercise Can Change Your DNA

How Exercise Can Change Your DNA

Article By ALICE PARK Exercise does a lot of good things — it burns calories, helps keep your weight in check and lowers your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Now add one more thing to the list: physical activity can change your DNA. Unlike the aberrations and genetic mutations caused by carcinogens and [...]

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Grip Strength Training At Mission Bay – American Ninja Warrior Style *VIDEO*

www.DBstrength.com Clip of a recent "play" day down at Mission Bay... The goal? Get around the apparatus without touching the ground. Great grip strength training routine. A possible 'American Ninja Warrior' tryout in my future...

  • Strength-training-at-Alliance-Training-Center-with-UFC-fighter-Brandon-Vera

Strength Training at Alliance Training Center with UFC Fighter Brandon Vera

Quick clip with UFC athlete Brandon Vera showing a full body circuit using the TRX suspension trainer and the RIP trainer down at Alliance Training Center.