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  1. Supplement question
    Hi guys I met with the trainers at the gym by my house and I am going to start in October. I've searched around alot about supplements couldnt really find the answer i was looking for. The only thing...
  2. Workout Opinion
    I'm going to start training in October this is the work out Ive been doing to kinda prepare alittle any opinions or suggestions Elliptical 30 Minutes 50 push ups 50 squats 50 situps 50 dips 6" leg...
  3. I'm Back!! **Me Training Video**
    Hola mis amigos!! I had posted a video of me "training" a while back, and asked for some constructive criticism to help on what I was doing wrong... Here is a new Video I just took today,...
  4. Refined my workout opinions please
    Ok so I have been trying to figure outa good routine and this is what I think I'm gonna start tonight let me know what you think. 10-1's push ups squats crunches dips 6"leg raises hold for a min (I'm...
  5. Probably a stupid question
    My first class is next week for kick boxing and the following class grappling. I'm just wondering what everyones opinion is the best to wear?? I usually workout in normal gym shorts and a under armor...
  6. Elliptical
    I use an elliptical pretty much on a daily basis for a half an hour. I juggle between no resistance, a pyramid program that goes up and down, and a program that is random every 2 minutes. I usally...
  7. Proper Weight
    I was just wondering if anyone knows the formula that they use to tell what weight you should be. I'm 26 5'8" and 178 lbs.
  8. Conditioning and Bag drills
    Does anyone have any good conditioning and heavy bag drills? or have any good website to check some out?
  9. How much protein?
    How much protein should you get daily? I heard 1 gram per pound and then Ive heard half your body weight??
  10. push ups and sit ups
    I heard you can do push ups and sit ups everyday even if your still alittle sore as well as cardio. Anyone know if this is true or not??
  11. First mma class
    I have my first mma class in stand up on thursday anyone have any tips for me?
  12. loosing motivation
    anything i can do to keep me motivated. I'm starting to get broad during my workouts, and sometimes i wont workout for a week cause i have no motivation. Anything will help thx.
  13. Condition myself then enter training?
    I have no expierience I'm thinkin if I superb my condition educate myself on the condition science, I can enter a Muay Thai gym and increase my chances of competing faster and learning faster. This a...
  14. Shrimping drills?
    Hello all! just wanted to know how long in duration should i drill shrimping and bridging exercises. i have just received Stephan Kesting dvd and there are about 20 or so drills for said drills. so...
  15. BJJ Drills
    I did a seach for bjj drills but only found ones with a partner. Are there any good ones I can do without a partner?
  16. Hand Wraps
    Just wondering if its better to et normal hand wraps or the hand wrap gloves? any advantages with either one? also wil they help me keep my wrist straight when punching?
  17. Tournaments.
    Does anyone know if theres any muay thai, BJJ, or grappling tournaments around Northern Indiana? Or a website that could tell me about up coming ones?
  18. Pre fight meals
    I have a fight coming up Oct 24th just wondering what you guys found to work as far as food the day before and day of the fight. The shity thing they did was changed the weigh in for 4:30 and the...
  19. squats
    Started doing back squats about 5 weeks ago, 2x a week. As the weight gets heavier, I'm feeling soreness in my groin only on the right side. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong from that symptom?
  20. Benson Henderson showing his Omoplata escape
    Video is self-explanatory. Figured a lot of you guys would want to see this. http://www.smoothben.com/video/video/show?id=3192188%3AVideo%3A5227 Skip to about 1 minute in to see the technique on...
  21. Beginner Help
    I'm just starting to get into MMA, and I need a good training routine. I'm looking to gain muscle and get good conditioning. I'm 17, 6"4', and around 155 pounds, so as you can see, I need to put on...
  22. Im new to MMA.....
    If im right handed and im stand up fighting would the correct stance be my right foot behind me and my left foot in the front.....so when i throw a punch with my right hand i bring my right foot...
  23. Anderson Silva's MT Clinch
    I don't train MMA or anything. I'm just a huge fan. I know the proper defense for the mt clinch it to stand straight up. I was just wondering why/if someone with a good wrestling background couldn't...
  24. Passing the Guard
    Hey All, What are some of your tricks and techniques for passing someones guard (punching them in the face isn't an option )? I tend to lean weight to one side, drive my hand into that side's hip,...
  25. BJJ against a girl
    Ok, so I was at my bjj class and went up against a girl for the first time ever. When i was in this chicks guard, i tried standing up once but she pulled me back down into her guard. When I was...
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  26. Bench Press
    When I bench press and really push it sometimes I get a sharp pain in my upper left tricep. Any ideas?
  27. Free weights vs Machine weights. How much is how much???
    I've been wondering about this a long time and never asked anyone,so here it is. (a bit general but you'll get the idea) Lets say if you can lift 300lbs on a machine but you can't push that amount of...
  28. Striking and Closing Space
    Been trying to learn dirty boxing for the longest, was happy to find Couture's stuff, but I had an issue because it really didn't teach you how to avoid getting hit while coming in, counter punch and...
  29. BJJ/MMA Schools in Woodstock GA
    Ok, I know that there have been a lot of posts abotu schools and where to train. I looked through a few to see if I could find some people in the Woodstock GA area talking about their school that...
  30. Diet
    I'm doing a mix of cardio and weight training, with a goal to lose fat and build muscle. My question is, is there a set amount of calories my body should be taking in after the calories I burned have...
  31. MMA Equipment?
    Hey everybody, I'm an Asst. Manager at a gym in California that's kind of small but we've had plenty of our members ask about MMA and different kinds of equipment they'd like in our place. Not really...
  32. Sambo Training
    Hi guys I live in pen argyl pa I love mma and I really want to get into sambo but as far as I know there is nothing anywhere around here to train. I know books and videos are not the way to go but...
  33. need a lil help
    i usually cut around 10 pounds the week of a jiu jitsu tournament and when i wrestled in high school i always could cut at least 5 pounds the day of the meet and now its time for another jiu jitsu...
  34. Need help with my workouts, not seeing much results.....
    so im pretty damn frustrated, i have been hitting the gym pretty hard for about a year now (4-5 days a week about 1 1/2 to 2 hours a day) and i just think i should be much bigger. here is the thing...
  35. Elite Performance...
    So last week I went to the gym everyday for a free trial. I have no BJJ training or anything I was frequently asking the coach for help, and pretty much everyone knew I was new. But striking day came...
  36. Training Equipment
    I was looking for some things to get for my apartmentso when I'm not at the gym I can do some stuff at home by myself. I have a free standing everlast bag and was looking into a refelex bag but wasnt...
  37. Wanting to start training for MMA.
    Hello. I am 14 years old and am in love with MMA. I know some basics but I am wondering. in my town I have a judo, karate, and taekwondo. or I can travel out of town for 30 minutes and get boxing...
  38. Bangor pa easont pa areas?
    I'm looking to find a good school ad wondering if anyone is from the Easton allentown or bangor pen argyl pa areas?
  39. P90X
    any here ever use it??? Just wondering everyone's thoughts on it.
  40. Training in NJ
    Hey im trying to start training for MMA, im 16 and cant seem to find an mma gym that isnt 36 miles away from me. If anyone knows any gyms near Mount Holly, or the 08022 area code please help..
  41. good starting mma training article
    found a great beginners MMA training article. Please let me know what everyone thinks. http://buildingbodies.ca/beginners-workout-part-1/ Take Care Ray
  42. MMA Gloves
    Hey guys I just got these gloves they are title mma classic hybrid training gloves. I got he large before I hadto return themcasue they were way to big got the regs and they are fine without my hands...
  43. P90X Extreme Home Fitness
    I have a P90X Extreme Home Fitness package available for sell if anyone is interested. It comes with the 13 dvd's and the Nutrition Guide and Calendar and workout guide if anyone is interested for...
  44. how to find grappling tournaments
    im in massachusetts and would like to not have to travel far not more than a state or two away im really just looking for amature tournaments to start out and get some experience down i have a high...
  45. The Official Bodybuilding Thread
    Im sure there are some bodybuilders on the playground...Share your workout routines, supplement choices, theories, diets. Or if you have questions about certain things feel free to ask. BTW. By...
  46. HELP!!!
    so i started working out again, its not like i quit or anything, i just wasn't putting much effort into it when i would work out. but now I'm going 100% all out again but theirs one problem for some...
  47. Upper Body
    hey guys this isnt exactly MMA related but i trust no one else with my fitness. im pretty well off right now i hit 185 and my physique could be better but that will come in time. im going to be...
  48. Need help reaching a goal!!
    Hey guys just wondering if anyone would be able to give me some advice on obtaing a goal that i would like to reach, My goal is to reach 185lbs or mainly pure muscle in 3-4months, right now I am...
  49. Tactical Training Video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVrIF485Xjk
  50. Starting a new Brand - looking for advice
    Hey guys, I'm trying to start up a new fight gear company that specializes in boxing and eventually mma equipment. I've been looking through the forums to see some of your thoughts on a bunch of...
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