Another training focused Paleo Solution Episode. Guest: Joel Jamieson from 8WeeksOut.com Topic: Heart Rate Variability mixing crossfit and skill strength training for fighters when more does not equal better Link to mp3: here (right click + ‘save as’) Update: Joel also made an appearance on Mike Robertson’s the In the Trenches Podcast episode 39. Download: link to mp3 (right click […]
Here is a fun little finisher. Not just for MMA athletes… Rubber band resisted side walk Push ups with chains. Don’t have chains? Use rubber a second rubber band around your back.
Herschel Walker: “I Do 3,500 Sit Ups. 750- 1500 Push Ups Every Day” Starts at 2:33 Good example for when exercise becomes ritual. I think he confuses isometrics with bodyweight exercises.
Martin Rooney has a nice little Combat Conditioning Circuit Workout for you. Workout: 10 straight punches 10 push ups 10 straight punches 10 ankle grab sit ups 10 straight punches 10 pull ups Repeat as much as you like 🙂 Combined Combat Circuit #2 10 straight punches 3 kicks with each leg 6 alternating split […]
Over at 8 Weeks Out Joel Jamieson writes about how to program interval training for MMA. Here are some sample interval training programs. Amateur Interval Training Program Method Monday Tuesday Thursday Saturday Tempo Intervals 12-15 x 12s – 60s rest 10-12 x 12s – 60s rest Reactive Power 5-10 x 8s –90s rest VO2 Max 3-5 […]
At Elite FTS Shaun Mirjavadi, gives some insights into combining periodization and MMA training. Read: Periodization Training and MMA, Why All the Confusion? Here is a nice workout schedule for someone working 9 to 5, Mon to Fri. MondaySkill Training (boxing/Thai boxing)High intensity cardio – (interval sprints) TuesdaySkill Training (boxing/Thai boxing)Strength Work – Squats (4 sets, […]
Over at EliteFTS Scott Shetler did an interview with Shane Carwin. Shane talks about the importance of strength / weight training and how he integrates it with his fight specific training. Scott Shetler: Can you give us an idea of what a typical training week looks like for you? Shane Carwin: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays are […]
Need a new challange for your core? Here is a variation that makes battling ropes 10 times harder.