Training for a boxing match is a full-time job that extends from the moment you wake up until you go to bed and includes everything you do and eat. Yes, diet it a HUGE part of training for a boxing match. Not only does it ensure that you hit the weight class you want, but it helps build muscle, strength, and energy needed for long fights.
Several nations around the world have birthed native martial arts. These martial arts have been used for self-defense, war, and even personal expression as they become an integral part of that nation’s culture. Read more
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has become quite the trendy fighting style yet most people don’t know there is a difference between this form of Jiu Jitsu and Japanese traditional Jiu Jitsu. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has resulted from a combination of different Judo techniques. Japanese Jiu Jitsu grappling techniques are fundamental to Judo. Let’s take a closer look at the differences between these two different types of Jiu Jitsu.
Muay Thai might sound like a tasty Asian dish yet it is actually a form of boxing. As most would guess, Muay Thai originates from Thailand. Some consider Muay Thai to be the most distinguished form of combat, partially because it involves the systematic use of the hardest points along the body.
Participating in a mixed martial arts match pushes your body to the limit. Your body likely feels exhausted after a match. Yet, as an athlete, you want to recover as quickly as possible so you can get back out there in the ring. However, returning too quickly can lead to injury if you’re not careful. Read more
Don’t wait till the last week to prepare. Preparing for an MMA fight isn’t something you can wing last minute and hope for the best. When you’re up there fighting your opponent, you’re really fighting their training. Whoever prepares the best will most likely come out on top. How can you prepare for an MMA fight?