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MMA Strength Training

MMA Strength Training

MMA strength training is something that needs to come into play at some point in your fighting career. Strength does matter in MMA. If it didn't, then no one would care about PED's, banned substances, TRT, etc. in professional MMA fights. If strength doesn't matter in MMA, then neither do steroids. (I appreciate you putting … Continue reading MMA Strength Training

How to Get Stronger With Lifting Weights

How to Get Stronger With Lifting Weights

If you want to get stronger with lifting weights, you have to have some idea of what you're doing. You can't just walk in a gym, do some random exercises for some arbitrary number of reps and actually see results. The good news is, if you're wanting to lift weights to get stronger, you're already … Continue reading How to Get Stronger With Lifting Weights

Wave Loading Sets-Unlock Your Potential

wave loading sets

Wave loading sets are a great way to increase your strength. People get very intrigued by wave loading sets because you can surpass your personal best in a lift within one workout. Wave loading uses the phenomenon of posttetanic potentiation. From Wikipedia: "Post-Tetanic Potentiation¬†(PTP) is a form of synaptic plasticity which is short-lived and results … Continue reading Wave Loading Sets-Unlock Your Potential

Arm Wrestling Workout

arm wrestling workout

Here's an arm wrestling workout that will give you the upper body strength to pull the arms off of anyone in the bar. That is, if you actually know how to arm wrestle. It will definitely help you at your next tournament. This routine is designed with arm wrestling in mind, but it's great for … Continue reading Arm Wrestling Workout

Lift with Chains and Bands

Lift With Chains and Bands

If you want more speed and power, lift with chains and bands. If you want faster gains, lift with chains and bands. In this post we'll talk all about why doing your lifts with chains and bands is in your best interest and how you should go about it. Use Chains and Bands for CAT … Continue reading Lift with Chains and Bands

Strongman Training for Conditioning and Fat Loss

Strongman Training for Conditioning and Fat Loss

Strongman training has become very popular in recent years, and for a very good reason. It is an incredibly efficient way to improve your strength endurance and lean up. When done correctly, strongman training is better than any "cardio" routine. For most sports, you need muscular endurance, which normal treadmill and elliptical training will not … Continue reading Strongman Training for Conditioning and Fat Loss

Train Your Grip for Super Strength

Train your grip if you want to be strong. If you do anything that involves your hands, grip strength will benefit you. Grip strength is usually the weak link in upper body strength. No matter what prime mover muscle your using, that power has to be transferred through your hands. If you want "functional" strength, … Continue reading Train Your Grip for Super Strength