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
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 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
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
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
Athletics usually requires us to move faster than our opponents. No matter what your sport and regardless of your strategy, you will ultimately need to move with some degree of speed and power to win.
Some people (mainly girls) worry that they will get too big if they lift weights. For the athlete in a sport with weight classes, that's a problem. So if you lift, will you bulk up?
The Bulgarian weightlifters won lots of medals in the Olympics during the eighties when they were coached by Abadijev and this is the technique he created.
The 5x5 program is probably the most popular out there for strength gains, and I think it's awesome for any new lifter who wants to start lifting heavy. I'll keep this simple so you can go right to the gym with this.
Some people only focus on higher rep ranges that work the type I fibers because they want better endurance, but there's a big drawback. Higher rep ranges are terrible at increasing your power output, meaning you can't move faster, jump higher or hit harder.