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  1. Supplements
    Does anyone take supplements if so could you help me out by telling me what helps im looking to add muscle mass and get lean at the same time. Any help for increasing my performance and effectiveness...
  2. Training beginning
    So summers getting close and Im finally planning to begin working up to amatuer mma. I dont know if its obvious or not but should I go train at a specific style school or just begin altogether at an...
  3. MMA fighters' nutrition website
    Does anyone know of a nutrition website that exists for MMA fighters?
  4. attention wrestlers and bjj practitioners - question about cauliflower ear.
    someone please fill me in i had my 9th bjj class today and ive been doing thai boxing for a couple years but i was grapling with a purple belt who was owning me obviously and i actually think i might...
  5. The Rules ...
    OK in the US most places that allow MMA use the Rules that are established by the UFC Now most of the rules most of us know.... My question is... Can someone out there post the actual rules here as I...
  6. Shovel hooks in MMA?
    I was recently watching some highlights of Joe Calzaghe and was amazed at how fast the guy can throw a series of shovel hooks, and thinking of what those could do to a person if he had 4oz gloves on....
  7. Hypoxia training?
    I was just watching this clip on UFC.com of Wandy doing this Hypoxia training. He tapes his nose shut, puts on a snorkel, and a 45 pound vest. trying to limit his oxygen intake so that his body can...
  8. new.. help
    Hey im young (16) and havent actually began fighting but id like to get into the sport. I just have a few questions.. 1. I think i may not be the right size. i am about 6'2" and like 180. i just feel...
  9. dieting
    hey fellas, im havin trouble with my diet, considering i dont really have one i just try to eat "healthy food" but i want to get it down to the science to maximise the effect, im 6'2 and 155 and i...
  10. After Spring Practice!!
    Alright so spring practice for football is almost over and during offseason I was benching 205 and only hit the weights once due to injury during spring practice, so I was wanting to know if anyone...
  11. Question about Getting promoted in BJJ
    to those people who are experienced in BJJ, how long does it generally take to get promoted from white belt to blue belt if you're learning fast. I'm talking about under a legitimate system such as...
  12. Is the gaurd becoming obsolete?
    Hmm I have read in a cpuple of places now, (Mind you these were just opinions) abnd it has me thinking... Is the gaurd slowly becoming uneffective at the higer leves? I have enven noticed this myself...
  13. Can you get a 10 Pack
    So right now I've been working on Core Strength and I've been working on my Abs a lot and can't seem to get a 10 Pack. I have 8 Right now but I can;t seem to get 10. Any Workouts/ Suggestions
  14. Redline Energy!
    Anyone give these things a try! The gym I go to sell these things, and everyone buys them, they lay around the gym like there the stuff to take just wondering if anyone has given these things a try.
  15. recovery foods
    does anyone know any good recovery foods that can help with sore muscles? thank you for your help
  16. Hip Strength
    I usually devote most of my work out to weights but try to end it with a little cardio stuff to strengthen muscles that could trier easily during a fight with just weight training. All of it is...
  17. MMA in TN
    Just heard today that MMA shows are now allowed in Tn.. The UFC is already looking to hold shows here... I know I am lookingh foward to it myself.. no more 3 hours rides... ~~~~~~~~ Correction......
  18. Shorties
    Hey Guys I've just started training MMA around 3 months ago, and I'm wondering what type of opportunities there are in the sport for us shorter guys?, me being just under 5'7. Like I see that Sherk...
  19. Rash Gaurds
    Ok I just recently purchased my first Rash gaurd.... When I was younger or training in the past I wore a gi and lacked body hair... So now I need one... Is there any special care these require?
  20. i need help!
    hello , i want to start getting into shape but i have no idea what to do and i have no one to help me, i know every one tells me "run man just run" but running gets boring fast. i had about a month...
  21. Getting Back To 155
    I should prolly give some backround info to get started. As an amateur i had 4 fights last summer (3-1) simple gym fights nothing serious. i was fighting as a lightweight at 6'3" tall (155lbs) i only...
  22. Diet
    I was just wondering what a good diet for muscle building is. I am about 5'8 145ish. I just want some ideas as to how many calories a day, how many meals a day, what some good foods are that type...
  23. One month to get that six pack!!!!!
    OK guys, I've been less motivated to workout a lot since I ran the marathon last fall so I've decided I need a goal. My goal is to have the ripped set of abs I had right before I ran the race last...
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  24. caveman training
    whats up guys..just wondering if anybody has some caveman training techniquies they can tell me, i do a couple as it is, and i think its the best way to work your entire body, any help?
  25. Important
    My girlfriend just found out she has Scoliosis... (Curvature Of The Spine.) the long terms effects of which can be prevented through different exercises and stretches focusing on the upper body by...
  26. Joint Supplements.
    OK I am 30... In decent shape e overall pretty healthy except I have bad knees... What supplements out there really work for joint pain and such?
  27. i need a plan for this type of fighter?
    i m 16 years old i have this fight comeing up the guy is 5'4 or 5'5 148 im 5'8 i have about a 4 inch reach advantage. I have seen this guy fight twice all he does is rush he won those 2 fights...
  28. Where do I start?
    I'm looking to start into MMA pretty hard. One major problem, I live in a small town with absolutely zero places I can go to get training, it would be all pretty much up to me to get things going....
  29. P 90 X
    OK does anyone out there know anyone or have they used this program.. I completely undertand the concepts and try to use them myself... but is this program for real?
  30. Signed up for the Imogene run...
    Anybody here ever done it? http://www.imogenerun.com/course.htm Going to be interesting. Especially because I'll be training at low altitude. How many days ahead of the race do you guys think I...
  31. Stretching For Bravo Style
    I'm learning bravo from an old buddy of mine but i really need to be more flexible. does anyone know some really good stretches i could use to max my flexability ASAP? Links would be amazing.
  32. no touch knockout
    I wasnt sure where to put this topic, so i put it here. if it is in the wrong pace im sorry! I was just reading black belt magazine and i read the article on the no touch knockout.... I personally do...
  33. ups and downs of creatine?
    I know people who have taken creatine over the years, and they're ripped. Those are the signs its working for them. Are there downsides to taking creatine? I wanna know the good and bad about taking...
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  34. I just submitted my instructor
    YES! I Earned my frist submission over my instructor today, I am so pumped. I also learned a great lesson today. Nothing is going to come to you make it happen don't wait around for others. I wasn't...
  35. Anyone have any tips for a superintese cardio wokout short of using machines?
    I'm getting back into fight shape so I wanted to just throw this out there. I already do a bunsh of pretty intense stuff from wrestling and just stuff I thought would be pretty hellish but I'm...
  36. My Diet And Traing Plan.
    Hey Guys, For those of you that dont know i used to fight as a LW, however of the past year i have but on some weight and am now 200Lbs. My doctor seems to think that i most likely will not ever be...
  37. Supplement: PowerFULL
    I saw an add for this and the write seems well too good to be true.. you all know the add Best ever.. It supposedly helps the body increase its Natural HGH levels... For you science-y people.. Is...
  38. Boxing
    so, i decided to incorporate boxing into my exercise routine. if anyone can give me any tips or send me some links on correct boxing technique, it would be greatly appreciated
  39. Lead hook KO's
    I was looking through some HL footage and I realized something that I don't think I've ever cared to notice before. That is the stunning amount of lead hook KO's there have been throughout the...
  40. Streaching
    OK we all know streaching is important.. but what streaches are best for a fighter? how should they be done for optimal efficency?
  41. This is a training section right?
    OK this is the training area of the forum.. So here is an idea... If someone out there with good resources either videos or pictures post different moves.. you know a how too kinda thing... It might...
  42. help plzz
    can someone explain to me how to hold my hands up like chris byrd? my trainer wants me to fight like that. thanks
  43. Eddie Bravo shows us how
    Eddie Bravo Demonstrates Rubber Guard Link
  44. JuJitsu Styles......
    OK we all hear talk about all these different styles of Jujitsu, Like Bravo, Gracie, Guerrilla and others... is there someone who can break down the different styles and highlight thier strengths and...
  45. THE CHALLENGE!!!!
    OK all.. here it is... This is a freindly contest between us all... we set a time limit.. say 3 months... all going to partake we post our height, weight, and measurements,,,, chest, arms, waist...
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  46. Fairtex Rant
    So now that I've been training pretty much full time again I decided to invest in some new equipment. It's led me on a rant- I've always heard people talk about how great Fairtex gear is. I decided...
  47. Ruffo Brothers
    I'd like to think someone has already posted this.. but if not.. check these two out. This... is awsome. Ruffo Brothers
  48. Everyones favorite thread
    It's that time again, I was in the gym lifting for a tournament coming up when I heard a song come on my ipod i havent tunred on in awhile. Saliva-i Walk Alone although a WWE theme song this song...
  49. A Confusion Of Crucifixes
    this link should help some. Link
  50. does wrestling matter if..
    would getting into wrestling matter if your JJ is top notch... i have a buddy and i think his JiuJitsu is amazing and at the same time he knows wrestling takedowns,takedown defence,clinching...
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