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Keeping these five principles in mind before you begin a strength program will only help you in the long run.
These are the most common mistakes I see in fighters' strength training plans, and my suggestions for fixing them.
Training this way will help you get past being a "first round hero" and give you energy in later rounds.
Fighters need to be ready for different amounts of effort at any moment. Mike Perry trains his athletes for that purpose.
Ultimate Fighter 20 will be the first all-female cast, and the winner will be crowned the UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion.
Drinking a ton of water and saving your weight cut for the last day is actually better than gradual dehydrating. In this case, slow and steady does not win the race.
A solid ring (or cage) presence is all about quality movement, power, and conditioning. This workout can help you reach your potential as as fighter.
The diagnosis of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome left Hardy with an uncertain future, but now he's aiming his skill-set toward coaching and helping new fighters navigate all aspects of the MMA scene.
I recently spoke to MMA fighter Danielle “The Curse” West about her career and I wasn’t surprised to learn that one of the reasons she began fighting was because she wanted to help someone else.
The brainchild of two MMA business veterans, the U of MMA strives to create a positive community environment for both the fighters and the spectators.
This article focuses on three factors that can help prevent injury in MMA: strength, mobility, and flexibility. When these are in balance, you're much less likely to sustain an injury.
MMA is a young sport, which means there's not much research out there to help fighters train safely and effectively. New research supports the importance of a mobility program for combat athletes.
Many combat athletes are still afraid of becoming "muscle-bound," but building muscle is important for fighting. Here's why to do it and how to do it properly.
According to a recent study , if you are losing a substantial amount of weight when cutting, you may not be fully recovered by the time your fight comes around.
In his new book, "Pound for Pound," Brian D'Souza goes behind the scenes of MMA fighting and examines what other journalists won't - the exploitation of some of the sport's biggest names.
The question, "Which fighter wins?" is one that will likely never die. It's the question that spawned the UFC itself. What have we learned from the sport as it evolved? Is there a dominant art?
Dennis Bermudez takes pleasure in breaking people and plans to do so again at UFC 157. Here's some insight into the training and mindset of a UFC fighter preparing to go into the Octagon.
Cameron Conaway may be retired from MMA, but he will always be the Warrior Poet. Today he takes his fights, and his poetry, toward new battlegrounds around the world.