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  1. diet recipes
    i recently have begun trying to lose weight and as of two days ago have started trying to pay a lot more attention to my diet. ive seen suggested on the forum tuna fish, chicken, fresh fruit and...
  2. AHH!!! RINGWORM!!!
    This sucks so bad!! I'm so pissed right now, I just found out that I have ringworm! It started about 8 days ago and I thought it was a bug bite and it itched really bad. My friend who I train with...
  3. my new workout
    this is what i made so far mon 3x5 squat 3x5 bench or overhead press 3x max chinups 3x3 min of sprints every 20 seconds for 40 yards. work up to 3x5 tues: box with trainer weds 3x5 squat 3x5 bench or...
  4. taking down a bigger person
    im 16 and 11 stones, 155 pounds i think that is and yesterday was doign some grappling, i have to grapple against people that are way bigger then me and way heavier, i cant lock my arms around them...
  5. HCK gi's good or not so good
    I am at a school right now that does some jits but I am going to a total jiu-jitsu school in a few months, I am compeating in some tournaments and want to buy a new gi right now I have a judo gi...
  6. Rules concerning advice. (MUST READ)
    After runnning it by the other mods, I've decided to make a policy concerning posting advice in the Training Forum. This rule will affect very few of you, but I find it neccessary to keep the...
  7. Being in guard in BJJ vs MMA
    In BJJ the proper posture in guard is to sit back on your heels and have your head up and your back straight. In MMA though, fighters seems to be content with just putting their head on their...
  8. Training log section
    What do you think about it? I think it would be a great way to get opinions and constructive criticism on your training regimen. You might also motivate and help others with their training. Like for...
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  9. First day of sparring
    Last night I sparred for the first time and it was really fun. I got started out with the best kid in there though! It was hard for me to hold back on punches and I had to say to myself to calm down...
  10. GNC
    I finally went to a GNC store yesterday man the supplements were every were. BIG buckets of WHEY and creatine to xience man it was every where
  11. Good work out schedule for MMA?
    Hi guys, just wondering if this is a good work out schedule to stay in good shape and be pretty good at MMA or should I add more or modify it possibly? My whole goal is to be good at it because I...
  12. UFC STORE - UFC EQUIPMENT!!!
    Guys check this out! UFC Punching Bags, UFC Grappling Dummies, and UFC Training gloves, all with the UFC Logo right on them. I am getting all of this!!! UFC EQUIPMENT
  13. I NEED to gain Weight!!!
    I'm 14 years old and I'm a freshman in high school, im about 5 ft 5 inches and weigh about 100-105 lbs and i want to gain some weight. I play defensive back for my high school football team and I...
  14. Teeth hurt after cardio
    For all the stuff I've learned about exercise I've still yet to find out exactly why sometimes after a hard cardio session my teeth hurt. On Yahoo answers I've seen that it can mean a vitamin...
  15. Need help buying a rashguard
    I start with judo again in a few weeks and I want to start wearing a rashguard underneath my gi top, to avoid rashes, mat burns, etc. I'm looking for quality, acheap price and something that won't...
  16. Gym decision, input needed
    I intend to go to both of these to check em out, before I make my ultimate decision BUT while I don't have time for that at the moment I thought i would see if any of these intelligent minds on here...
  17. RUN
    if u are just starting out into the mma world i suggest that u jog 20 minutes on a treadmill everyday and tack on 2 minutes a week trust me by ur first fight ull be in the best shape of ur life...
  18. Stretching and Matt Furey
    I've been researching and trying to come up with a decent dynamic stretching routine but i've found nothing that stands out. I'd like to use dynamic stretching for my whole body and add some static...
  19. my cardio routine
    what do you think? monday: sprints Weds: Distance(no more thatn 3 miles) Fri: mix of both if i lift 3x a week and run 3x should li fit and run on the same day? or on dif days?
  20. Hard work
    i just started a diat and ive lost 7lbs im on fight weight and i got 2months before my fight, im super happy about this i just wanted to say if you stay on a diat and dont cheat on it and train hard...
  21. Cardio with weight gain?
    So Ive been wanting to gain weight but with 30 minutes of bag work and 30 min biking, is that to much cardio to gain weight? This is amusing I eat 6 meals a day.
  22. improving flexibility
    my flexibility is really bad and is a major hinderance in my judo and bjj games. does anyone have any tricks on improving it besides just stretching regularly and working on it? any specific...
  23. First "Major" Injury
    So me and my buddy where sparring Tuesday and he landed a punch to the right side of my face, it wasn't even a hard hit it was more of momentum from my head turning into his fist... but anyway,...
  24. to tall to fight MMA?
    im gonna prolly be around 6-3 to 6-6. is that to tall to fight MMA? i mea all the greatest fighters are heavy weights and around 6-0 to 6-2.
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  25. Question about different heavy bags
    Hi, im fairly new to MMA and I feel its time to invest in a heavy bag. The problem is I dont know what to look for in a bag. Ive gotten decent on my speed bag, and ive been practicing combinations...
  26. Starting up!
    Hi, I have a question, and would appreciate anybodies attempt to help. i am 18 years old, i played high school football, and was in great shape for a few years...During my senior year of high school,...
  27. An Idea
    I have an idea. Over the past several months I've noticed that new threads keep getting made for the same old topics. How about a mod make a series of pinned topics that new people can visit with...
  28. Closing the distance....
    This is my only problem with MMA sparring, I don't transition from strikes to takedowns very good. I have very good takedown defense, but I'm to worried about catching a kick or a knee to the face to...
  29. i just took my frist mma class monday
    the head coach billy /bob i for get but he worked with tito and rampage , god i wish i could remeber his name, my core is so score right now. i love the class it is so much fun . BUT it is a long...
  30. Gi Question
    I'm in a tight spot and I can't decide which Gi to get. I am torn between a Koral and a Vulkan. I know they are basically made the same and from the same company pretty much. Can anyone give me...
  31. what supplements should i take
    what supplements do you guys think i should take? i am an MMA fighter
  32. Armbar Questions
    I sterted BJJ about two months ago, we started grappling the other day. My friend put me into like 3 armbars and before he even started putting the pressure on i was tapping. I have broke my arms so...
  33. My bros highlight vid
    Dunno if anyone would be interested to see but figured I'd post it anyways, highlight vid of my little brothers pankration tournament matches (no head strikes) All fights 145 lb advanced division....
  34. Question as a Wrestler
    As a wrestler who just started my first week in MMA class this past monday its been real fun but real hard to. I primarily a wrestler but I dont think I have a great shot but my instructor does and...
  35. Good or not so good?
    I have always wondered if there are bonuses or not to having a loose fitting rashguard like the one from Sprawl. If anyone has one, or has used one could you please list a few of the upsides and...
  36. *Vent*: my advice to you dreamers-
    After going through this last group of threads and the past 2 months I've had at my gym I feel the need to vent: I've been in the fight game for awhile, I just retired from fighting in 2005 not...
  37. Are you only meant to lift weights once a week?
    i have a mate that used to be a personal trainer apparently, he talks a lot of BS so wasnt sure wether to believe him, but he tells me that i should do weights 3 times a week but focus on different...
  38. Elliptical Glide or Rowing Machine?
    Which would be better to get in better shape and help with BJJ? I dont really know much about either machine but it seems to me that the rower would be better for a general exercise, but I could be...
  39. energy drinks
    i drink a monster at least once a day.two before i work out,the guys in the gym always tell me how bad they are.Besides some sodium,and caffeine,seems like its chalk full of good stuff.whats the...
  40. First Jujitsu class today
    Hello all. I went and checked out a local Brazallian Jujitsu gym on Monday, did some introductury lessons and decided to sign for 6 months of training. I have my first official class tonight...
  41. wrestling question
    what is handfighting in wrestling? and what is aloud in it? slaps? pushes? etc.
  42. MMA in Rhode Island
    Hey all, I've been interested in starting up MMA and was wondering if anyone knew of any good gyms in the RI area. I know of Borelli's MMA, Team Santos and Integrated Martial Arts, and Battleground....
  43. Muscle cramps
    Hey guys I am pretty much out of ideas other than doing nothing at all. Last Saturday I was running and at about my 13th mile or so I started to get a small cramp in my right calf. This is new to me...
  44. Wrestling in November...
    Does anyone have good tips on wrestling to tell me before i start? What should i eat before i go in for training? What do u do in the gym to get ready for wrestling? I have a nice gym about a few...
  45. Why do I keep binging????
    There are probably obvious problems to this but I'm sick of coming home form MMA class and eating me out of house and home!!! I wake up between 12-3 pm...I just started drinking a crap load of...
  46. MMA Gym At Grossmont Mall (San Diego)
    There is a new gym opening up around here, next to Grossmont center, La Mesa. I believe it is called, "The Boxing Club". It seems to be touching all basses with kick/boxing, mma, fitness, etc. I was...
  47. The correct way to take your opponent down?
    Okay look, I am CONFUSED!!! I took wrestling last year and they tell you the correct way how they think you should take your opponent won. But in my MMA class they tell you the complete opposite of...
  48. Journals??
    we should be able to post up our journals on here.
  49. Best wrestling shoes
    I've been out of the wrestling game for years now (8 to be exact... ACK!) anyway, back in the day I used to swear by my Asics wrestling shoes. I'm wondering if there's been any major changes in the...
  50. Gi question
    Im looking to get another gi (have Atama at the moment) that would be a nice back up gi. I am looking into a few different kinds, Koral, Vulkan, Sirius, and Keiko. If you guys had to chose what one...
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