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  1. question about cardio
    I take a daily run and for the past 2 day my legs have been getting real sore (and i do strech) even before i get tired so i just push through it. 1st question do i need to change my streching? 2nd...
  2. MMA Book of Knowledge
    With my B-Day coming up, my bro bought me BJ Penn's MMA Book of Knowledge. Its so good at least for a beginner like me. I feel like there are months on tenique in this book and can't wait to use it...
  3. Started training at new place.
    Yesterday I signed up at No Limits in Irvine Ca. I am peretty excited about it. I am going to be training with Juliano Prado starting today. I am training gi and no gi. Im about a month I will be...
  4. Favorite submission holds
    So what's your favorite submission holds? I tend to favor holds that I'm good at and most of my experience is in Judo so I typically use holds I've used in Judo. Of course I'm always working on...
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  5. learning bjj from net?
    i was just wondering who here thinks that you can become efficient enough in bjj from just the instructionals on the net (subvmissions 101 etc.) i trained in bjj for a short while, and now that i do...
  6. Stupid Question, I might already know the answer too
    Just wondering, a friend (who will remain nameless) (and also might be fibbing) he tells me that he went to a gym in Toronto 2 weeks ago, and met Kimbo and Bas. but Where the story gets weird is it...
  7. Wish me luck...
    Fight number 3 for me is coming up on the 16th pretty soon here. Probably won't know who I'm fighting until weigh-ins. Doesn't matter though, someone better bring him a long wooden box.
  8. Fact or Fiction
    someone told me today that you can tell if your dehydrated by the color of your pee? he said if it's yellow your dehydrated and if it's clear your not is this true?
  9. Stand-Up Grappling Techniques
    Under Hook Throws Wrestling Technique http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuA9H_ozEHc
  10. Anybody in the Concord California Area going to the Wrestling Ceminar at CYC this Week
    Man I can't wait 3 National Champs from Collage are going to be there and my Coach who took 5th at the Olympic Trials is going to be there. It's going to be Awesome from 9 a.m to 3 p.m just...
  11. My Soccer Team (Eagles)
    I really didnt know if this belonged in Off Topic or here but I chose here cause maybe it would be more appriciated in a fitness aspect. Ok, this will be my senoir year at school and I have been on...
  12. Is There a Name For This Submission?
    K. Its just like a rear naked choke except from the front. And instead of placing your leverage hand on the back of the head you're moving it across their face and under their neck, tucking your hand...
  13. Santa Cruz MMA Schools
    Im moving to Santa Cruz in a few months and i was wondering if anybody knew of any good schools to train at...i have a couple ideas but could always use more....primarily looking for a school that...
  14. injury
    I was rolling last night and as i transitioned from mount to an armbar, i threw it on hard and spiked my shoulder into the puzzle mat. i finshed the hold but i couldnt lift my right arm. turns out i...
  15. MMA Books
    something like this might have been posted before...but i cant find it....anyways....a couple of my buddies are seperating from theyre gym and like so many others, venturing off to start theyre own...
  16. Claudio Franca BJJ
    Does anybody know anything about Claudio Franca and his Ju Jitsu School in Santa Cruz?...He holds the annual u.s. bjj open....I am already well versed in ju jitsu so i dont want to go to a...
  17. Just started training!
    Hey everybody, I just started training MMA. In about a week I will be training 4 days a week. From 7-9pm. Currently I am 175lb, and 6'2 but I am not very strong at all. Before I started MMA, I had...
  18. fighters looking for management
    are there any fighters on here looking for managers, if so then let me know
  19. How does your gi grappling strategy differ from your no-gi strategy?
    This is a personal question on how your own strategy, positioning and go-to moves change when you're grappling with a gi vs. without one. Maybe they don't change at all. For myself (non-scientific,...
  20. This Bud's For You - Why 'Regular Joes' Should Be Doing MMA Workouts
    MMA is unlike any other sport. You need high levels of strength, speed, and power. You need high levels of work capacity. You need not only aerobic endurance, but also muscular-endurance, as well as...
  21. Favorite/Most Comfortable Position?
    If you're a BJJ practitioner, I'd like to know what is your favorite/most comfortable position when rolling with someone. Things like mount, side-control, knee to stomach, taking the back, etc.. I...
  22. Question on protein
    I was wondering if it was ok to mix proteins in one day. Like if i were to take a certain kind of protein in the morning then at night take something else. I been at my close relatives house for a...
  23. first grappling tournemnet
    FIRST MATCH http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjeeYR8Pgm0 SECOND MATCH http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5_WKvs6__Y THIRD MATCH http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bL6vQFOIp9w COPY AN PAISTE THE LINK AND TELL...
  24. 1 Month To Get In Shape.
    Hey guys, Been awhile. Basically im really outta shape. Had a lousy job, sittin on my ass 8 hours a night, horrible pay. I decided im joining the Army. though im prolly somewhere around 25-30%...
  25. "American Jiu Jitsu"
    IMO what say you??
  26. question?
    Hey whats up im Tyler. Im wanting to get in mma and dont know alot about it. i use to be in take wan do wich i have heard will not apply like at all to mma. i watch mma some times and ufc. when ever...
  27. Gyms In Winnipeg?
    does anybody know of any good mma gyms in winnipeg manitoba?
  28. Place to train? Here's a data base:
    Looking for a Martial Arts School? Browse MMAPlayground's new new Martial Arts school directory which includes MMA Gym's from around the US. MMA Gym search AND be sure to post a review of your...
  29. cutting weight
    I was wondering what is the best and healthiest way to cut weight. (Without a sauna or anything like that). Im only looking to cut about 5-6 pounds, yeah not that much.. I can buy a rubber suit or...
  30. Nedd help fast
    I have a fight on sept 13 and i am fighting at 155, but i walk around at 175 flabby, so i was just wondering if anyone can help me with a diet to get down
  31. Want to lose 40-50 pounds in 3 months
    Hey I was just wondering if it's possible to lose 40-50 pounds in just 3 months, see I'm starting back school on tuesday, and I play football everyday and I was just wondering if there are any good...
  32. arm hurts after
    Alright so a couple months ago me and my friends were hangin out at a club where they have an arcade game that you punch as hard as u can in order to score the most points..I must have hit that thing...
  33. Gain weight
    Yeah, instead of the 100's of topics that people want to lose weight, im trying to gain weight. I weigh about 170 looking to be around 180-185. I lift weights 6 days a week (with all the...
  34. HELP ME WITH MY TRAINING
    well here's the problem i got a bench and interchangable dung bells, and i need a work out thats going to work out my lower back and abs. So if anyone has any suggestions that would be great. thxx.
  35. Vegetarian sport diet
    I'm a vegetarian, I don't eat meat(including fish and chicken) Any good diets for me that are also for someone who's training?
  36. might sound kind of weird...
    Do any of you guys get ingrown hairs on your knees from grappling? Usually it's just like a little pimple or something that isn't that bad, but today I woke up with a sick ingrown hair and it hurts...
  37. Hey guys I need some help...
    Alright, I'm new to these forums, I was looking for a place to talk with other people intrested in MMA. I'm mainly intrested in Muay Thai and Boxing, but I realize you have to mix it up. I was just...
  38. Finally
    Yesterday I FINALLY got off my arse and started bjj. Loved it in my first lesson I got to armbar guilotine and kimura which was cool. Got tapped out alot in sparring but that is to be expected. I...
  39. OK Odd Request...
    OK I have an odd request... I been training lately trying to get back into shape so I can compete... my big problem is finding training partners.. I really can not affoard to go to a gym at the...
  40. Can you die from being hit in the liver?
    Hey i love bas rutten and i love his liver punches and stuff and when i was watching rich franklin last night i wondered if you could die from that.
  41. NAGA
    Any one competing in Naga Next week at Atlanta
  42. circuit help
    does anybody have a circuit for an arm work out and then for chest?
  43. Excercise Techniques
    Hey guys, I've been training for about a year and a half now....but its all been by myself. I know its COMPLETELY different when with an actual opponent, but I have some questions. My favorite styles...
  44. What to eat before training
    So, im going to my first training session tomorow at a local mma club, and im pretty much shitting my pants at this point Anyways, im out of shape but the guys said to come along anyways and just...
  45. Refereeing mma
    does anyone know how or what training is needed to ref amature mma events?
  46. finding natural weight class
    how do you find your natural weight class?
  47. Favorite Submission
    What is your favorite submission to do. I don't practice any ground game but i was just curious.
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  48. New Fedor book
    Fedor has released a training book (i think maybe even today)....does anybody have any comments, comparisons to other books, or early reviews on it?.....im not one for books all that much, but...
  49. Runners Knee?
    Hey i just found out i had something called runners knee. Its pretty painful but supposedly it will heal over time with streching and working out the inner thigh. It stopped me from working, training...
  50. I need some help making a training schedule
    I have BJJ and kick boxing for 2 hours every tues and thurs and some more grappling on saturday mornings. I'm a former competitive weightlifter and would like to keep strength training a part of my...
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