New Approach to Strength and Conditioning – Progressive Overloading

I’ve mentioned in a previous post that I’ve taken a new approach to my strength training so in this post I’m going to explain the program I’m using – progressive overloading. The idea of progressive overloading has been around for as long as training has existed. The earliest well known example I’ve found is Milo … More New Approach to Strength and Conditioning – Progressive Overloading

Should You Be Weight Training If You Do Martial Arts?

This article was one I originally wrote for Fight Quality, a website which provides in-depth reviews of fight gear. I’ve edited it slightly before publishing it here, but you can find the original Fight Quality post here. There are several schools of thought when it comes to cross training martial arts and weightlifting, the vast … More Should You Be Weight Training If You Do Martial Arts?

Training Goals

I’ve always found setting goals to be the best way to provide focus to my training. When I’m struggling through a training session I bring that goal to the front of my mind and remind myself what I’m working towards, and use that to push myself forward. These goals don’t have to be huge, and … More Training Goals

Daily Diet Rundown

Diet plays a huge factor in my training, I can feel the difference in my training intensity if I haven’t been eating right. I’m not saying I’m a saint when it comes to the food I eat, I fucking love cookies and ice cream and more than once I’ve got in trouble with my trainer for whipping out a chocolate bar after I’ve weighed in. After a fight I’ll have a couple of days of eating what I like, but then I get back to being stricter. … More Daily Diet Rundown