Strength and Conditioning Workouts for MMA training

 

While many MMA enthusiasts take a plunge in MMA training without any preparation, it proves to be difficult for them to continue as MMA training requires a lot of hard work and painstaking exercising schedule.

It is necessary to consult with your doctor and have a proper medical checkup before joining a MMA training camp or gym. In order to increase your strength and flexibility and to condition your body to bear the hard work of MMA training, you will need to exercise regularly. For an MMA enthusiast, it is beneficial to work for strengthening their abdominals as stronger abdominals will help them in practicing various fighting techniques of MMA in an efficient manner.

MMA enthusiasts may opt for pull ups, power straights and leg raises as these exercises will help in strengthening the abdominal and these exercises will also increase flexibility. An MMA enthusiast also needs to take care of his body weight and hence they need to opt for pushups and other body weight exercises in their workout program. 

Along with stretching, pushup and pull up exercises and workout for flexibility, an MMA enthusiast is also required to opt for running exercises to condition their body for tough MMA training. 

 

Travis S. Lutter is an American mixed martial artist who won the The Ultimate Fighter 4 reality show. His UFC record, not including his exhibition wins on The Ultimate Fighter 4, is 2–4. He is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlos Machado. http://travislutter.com

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