5 Simple Exercises to Build Strength from Head to Toe for MMA Athletes

MMA requires a variety of skill, strength and conditioning. Fighters need to be quick on their feet,

powerful on the takedowns, and strong on the ground. This can take its toll on any athlete, so its

important to build a strong foundation in order to stay ahead of your competition. Here are 5 of my

favorite exercises to build stronger fighters.

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Burpee Finishers for MMA Fitness and Conditioning: How to Use Burpee Finishers In Your Fighter Training Sessions

What Are Finishers
Finishers are short body weight or single piece of equipment only, 3–10 minute routines at the end of each workout or training session. You can use them after training your MMA, Muay Thai, BJJ, Wrestling or Combat Athletes.
Use Finishers no more than twice a week after your combat sport training session, workout or cardio.

Benefits of Burpees
The burpee is the “Ultimate Metabolic Bodyweight Exercise”.
This compound exercise works almost every muscle in the body in one short sequence of movements. The heart and lungs are tested to the max as well.
A set of burpees will force the athlete to work far above their capacity to take in, transport and utilize oxygen and, subsequently, their anaerobic conditioning will improve.
You can train muscular endurance, cardio, explosiveness, speed and agility, coordination, change of levels, mental toughness

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The Importance of Tabata Protocol When Training for MMA Conditioning & Performance



The Importance of Tabata Protocol When Training for MMA Conditioning & Performance

In order to properly program training sessions for Athletes, you must look at their sport. More importantly, how individual athletes move, how their competition moves, and what the active and passive timing of movement is involved in the game/event of competition.

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