April 2012 Fighting Fit

Spring Clean Your Diet

Clean up any lingering winter diet disasters by adding a few of the following spring delights to your daily diet. • ASPARAGUS Nicknamed “The Food of Kings,” this vegetable boasts a royal showing of folate, iron, B vitamins, vitamin C, and fiber. Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-cancer properties are abundant in these crisp stalks that can [...]

MMA 101

This month, five time World Champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu player, Marcelo Garcia, helps us fine tune the rear naked choke. The rear naked choke is the ideal submission from the back, but setting and finishing it is always a challenge. If I am able to jam my wrist into my opponent’s neck but he prevents me [...]

Short-Circuit Your Workout

A properly designed exercise circuit can recreate many of the physical demands of an actual fight, and it’s an excellent opportunity to burn fat and build muscle. This circuit mimics the specific time demands of an MMA fight. There are five exercises that should be performed for one minute each, with a 10-second transition from [...]

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