If you’ve been through a few of our articles, you may have noticed a common thread. In fact, the majority of my posts are elaborations of a few core principles of conditioning and fitness. The truth is that having great conditioning really isn’t as difficult as a lot of people make it out to be, but it’s also much more than just working running yourself into the ground over and over again as far too many people often do. Continue reading “The Ultimate Conditioning Guide”
As suggested power endurance and anaerobic metabolic capacity are essential for a combat sports athlete to perform repeated high intensity efforts for the length of a match or fight. This may be attempts to strike in boxing, kick boxing or MMA; or attempts to change position and challenge the opponent during grappling (e.g. wrestling or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu).
Specific supplementation can assist with this ability. Continue reading “The Best Supplements For Boxing, MMA Martial Arts & More”
Like many boxing fans, Dana White was looking forward, in early May, to the so-called Fight of the Century—Floyd Mayweather, Jr., vs. Manny Pacquiao. Reached by phone, a couple of days before the bout took place, White called it a “massive mega-fight”; he had bought his own tickets, for seventy-five hundred dollars apiece, even though he doesn’t typically attend fights as a paying customer. White is the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, or U.F.C., the leading organization in mixed martial arts, a cage-bound entertainment that has, over the past two decades, become a worthy competitor to boxing in the battle for the affections of America’s combat-sport fans. Continue reading “VERSUS BOXING”