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  1. ab workouts
    other than crunches and leg raises are there any good workout that target specifically the abs? thanks in advance
  2. Getting your daily dose of fat
    That's right. Make sure you get your daily dose of fat/oil in your diet. I personally eat a ton of Canola, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Flax Oil. That combination gives a lot of Omega-3, -6 and -9...
  3. Favorite Gi?
    This thread is for the judoka and jiujitsuka (I guess Karate and TKD guys can jump in. But I don't understand why they ever wear gis lol). I just bought a Gill Sports reversible (I know, ghey). It...
  4. How do I gain weight?
    I am 15 years old and I need some tips on how to get heavier. I am 5' 7" and weight about 118 pounds. I would like to gain about 10 or 15 pounds. I also eat like crazy but just can gain weight. I...
  5. I woke up this morning with this......
    Went to no-gi last night and woke up with this all over my body, some mystery rash. This morning it was just on my legs and now there's none on my legs but now it's on my sides/stomach and it wasn't...
  6. punch
    what muscle group do you use more in the punch...i work out twice a day but i was just wondering how people got the knock out punchs..or are they just lucky :/
  7. What are the preffered supplements for the fighters around here?
    What are the preffered supplements for the fighters around here? I've taken Creatine and it helped big time for my bodybuilding and recovery time. I was able to go to wrestling post season and...
  8. For general self-defense / real world situations...
    ...would you train judo or JJ? Already have a boxing instructor lined up to compliment whichever of the aforementioned skillsets is most practical (I think this is the right way to go?).
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  9. Good mornings
    Recently I've been training for a CPAT (Fire Fighter physical fitness test) so I've been trying to tear up my legs for the past couple of months in the gym. As of a few weeks ago I passed my CPAT,...
  10. kicking help
    i just started kickboxin and my kicks suck lol. any tips on how i would be able to kick higher? i can only get to like waist leve
  11. meal plan
    hi, i was just wondering if any of u guys had an idea for a good meal plan for mma, like strength, cardio and whatever else, and what kind of excerise should i be doing, im already doing weights,...
  12. Knee injury
    Injured my knee about a week and a half ago during grappling practice. Went for a single leg, started driving, and then felt my knee explode. It hurt like a b***h that night, but i could walk (limp)....
  13. Going to start MMA
    Ive been in muay thai for 9 years now with a good record of (27-1) [21 KOs, 1 KO loss] and want to convert over to MMA, ive been learning submissions & submission defense i have been training in BJJ...
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  14. cardio help
    i have terrible cardio wat should i do? hit the bag and grapple more? or should i start running?
  15. GI's
    So, my gym is starting to do a GI class and i was wondering where I could find a good GI, i have no idea where or what kind of gi's are good...
  16. start training with instructional dvd or not???
    help, wanting to get into mma figthing no experience funds are a little short deciding whether to do video or wait and pay for training??
  17. HELP AGAIN WHICH VIDEO FOR TRAINING?
    LOOKING FOR THE BEST ENTRY LEVEL VIDEO TO TRAIN WITH?
  18. My hands smell like "ASS"
    Every time i come home from training and wip my face or put my hands anywere close to my nose, i smell my hands and they smell like straight DO DO. I was wondering what kind of soap or dis-inffectant...
  19. kickboxing instructional dvds
    which are the best? mayby benny the jets DVDs? any others?
  20. takedown tips
    whenever i go for a takedown, alot of the times i get caught in a kind of standing guillotine, and ill usaully still get the guy down (usually mount) but its a hassle getting out of the guillotine...
  21. any advice for naga
    i have a NAGA coming up next week, ive been training pretty good, 3 times a week in class then i do some workouts and some cardio at home an stuff, jiujitsu is good, but is there anything i would...
  22. what weight should i fight at>?
    hey guys im lookin to fight in the summer for my first time but im not sure what weight i want...im 6'1 6'2 and am a natural 155 i almost want to cut down to 145 but my buddys say 135...what do you...
  23. Full body workouts
    Lately I've had some more commitments than usual, so I've been working out in the gym only 3 days a week compared to my usual 5. I have been doing it just like I used to do my workouts (push muscles,...
  24. PULL-UPS
    I want to improve my pull-up ability. I know it sounds weak, but right now I can only do about 4 pull-ups before I try to kick my legs up and barley squeak out a 5th...and thats on a good day. My...
  25. Building my own super fighter and need advice!
    I'm not sure if this should be in here but i do need training advice. My youngest brother has just turned 15, he's been training in Judo since he was young and is great at it. We're all a athletic...
  26. How many good Muay Thai schools are there in the U.S.?
    I hear a lot of people recommending Muay Thai training to propsective MMA fans but my own (midwestern U.S.) experience is that there are not a lot of quality places to train. How many instructors are...
  27. Board vs grappling shorts
    This is probably a really stupid question. I only train GI BJJ, but will be starting a little no gi in a few weeks, and want to buy some shorts. Is there a big difference between "grappling shorts"...
  28. Question on UFC rules
    okay, this is a bit hard 2 explain. If the guy on top is standing, and the guy giving the armbar has nothing touching the ground (unlike the picture but i couldnt find one) can the one standing kick...
  29. Xtreme Couture New York
    just letting anyone who cares know there is an Xtreme Couture opening up in Centereach, NY. Its scheduled to open on May 1st and Randy will be at the opening supposedly.
  30. Ground fighting vids and tips!
    There is a lot of video, tips and technic to improve your ground fighting skills! http://trainfightwin.com/index.php?option=com_parainvitepro&task=namecard&userid=251&Itemid=153
  31. Norcal Amateur Fights
    I'm looking to fight before I turn 19 on June 11th, anyone know a good way of finding an amateur fight?
  32. What distance do you run when you run?
    For myself I have 3-4 types of running I do, depending on the weather, my conditioning and how much energy I have. A 2-3 mile run, moderate pace A 5 mile run, moderate pace A 1.5-2 mile run, hard...
  33. I would like your advice, please!
    I'm a newbie to this forum, and a newbie in general when it comes to mixed martial arts. My blessing and my curse is that I live in Orange County California (Irvine), where there are a ton of...
  34. Experience
    How long have your guys been training and fighting in MMA I became a purple belt in Taekwondo before I quit I also have been an amateur boxer for the last 3 yrs and I trained for 2 yrs with my...
  35. New Orleans BJJ
    I'm looking for a place to train. I found a small place that i wouldn't mind going to, but they want payment quarterly or yearly.. Yah..I'm in the military and just got an appt for the first time...
  36. Amatuer MMA
    Just a question. I know in amatuer boxing you wear protective head gear but is that also true in amatuer mma? I think that would prevent some submissions if so. Also, if there isnt head gear, what is...
  37. In need of a good cardio plan
    OK heres the deali have been Boxing for about 4 years and have been pretty good so far. Well i am thinkin of giving this whole MMA thing a shot. Well the thing is i am conditioned for Boxing but not...
  38. looking to start training fighters
    Hey everyone a couple of my team mates have started fighting here in state and i have been training them i was wondering are there any resources out there to help me become a better trainer ive taken...
  39. training 2
    Hi im 14 and just started training myself for mma. i alternate between ground and boxing days 6 days a week. the only problem is i have no partner so i grapp on a dummy. i do a bunch of wrestling/...
  40. Cutting weight
    I don't train but I figured you guys would have the answer to my question How much weight would you say an amateur cuts and how much a pro cuts? I know everyone is different but if you guys had an...
  41. Tips for grappling bigger opponent?
    Anything would be great. I havent had traditional training or anything like that, basically a lot of stuff online for a couple years, just watching and learning. A friend of mine wants to grapple...
  42. Training
    Hey guys...this may seem like a bad question but I'm lost. Like i have said before..there are NO trainers around here...and what I would like to know is..whats your guy's training routine?! Thanks
  43. Body weight/ bench weight?
    Just wondering if there is average percentage of what a person should be able to bench with their body weight. Im a smaller guy (150) and was wondering how far I'll be able to get.
  44. Help Me Lean-Out
    can someone give me a work-out routine to help me put on muscle mass right now im doing 3 sets of 15, every muscle group (split - arms today, legs tomorrow, back day after etc)
  45. Tell what you think
    Barbell Curls 30 reps Barbell Presses 30 reps Bent Over Rows 30 reps Barbell Curls 30 reps Barbell Presses 30 reps Bent Over Rows 30 reps * Rest for One Minute* Dumbbell Rows 30 reps Dumbbell Bench...
  46. Help me out need some advice.
    Hey, I just got news I got my first fight. I've been training 6 months now, yay. Okay heres the catch, I found out at a bad time. I haven't trained in 2 weeks at least month a max. (back in the mix...
  47. Xtreme Couture New York Update
    i posted this topic a few weeks back but i didn't have a lot of information then. Xtreme Couture NY will be opening in Centereach off of middle country road on May 1st. On May 18th Randy will be...
  48. Instructional videos - Lifting, kettlebell, etc.
    Here is a site with a lot of specifc, shor , instructionals on various lifting and swinging exercises (among others) Crossfit
  49. Favorite style of grappling? (I'm pretty sure I didn't miss a major one.)
    What do you favor. I'm not necessarily asking which is most relevan in combat. Just the overall fave around here.
  50. I've had some striking problems.
    So I have 3 major problems with my striking. 1- I have a pretty weak chin. I know there are two points on the head- temple/high, and the jaw. When I'm hit on the temple I'm never anywhere near being...
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