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The Difference Between Fast and Slow Twitch Muscle Fibres in Combat Sports

04/22/2016 17:39:07 PM

I’m sure you’ve heard at various different times in your training about muscle fibres, and more specifically ‘fast twitch’ and ‘slow twitch’ muscle fibres, and the importance of training specifically to develop each type. But what ...

Guest Review – Ben Schneider

04/19/2016 04:00:51 AM

Ben Schneider is a south wales based Professional MMA fighter, fighting out of Arcadia Fighter Manager (Find them on Facebook or Twitter) & Xandao Kickboxing Academy/MMA (Also on Facebook and Twitter). He fights in London, UK, in the longest ...

Why do you need to wear hand wraps for Boxing, MMA, Muay Thai and other combat sports?

04/11/2016 02:00:48 AM

Chances are that at some point towards the beginning of your training you were told you need hand wraps to wear underneath your gloves. Hand wraps of course make your hand safer, but not many people actually know how they do that. How can hands ...

5 Body Weight Exercises To Increase Your Explosiveness

04/08/2016 04:34:48 AM

As a fighter you’re constantly looking for an edge to get you ahead of your opponent. You can drill technique constantly, but to become a complete and well rounded athlete you need to develop speed and power as well. You need to be able to ...

5 Body Weight Exercises To Increase Your Explosiveness

04/08/2016 04:34:48 AM

As a fighter you’re constantly looking for an edge to get you ahead of your opponent. You can drill technique constantly, but to become a complete and well rounded athlete you need to develop speed and power as well. You need to be able to ...

Guest Review – Sean Fagan

04/06/2016 04:03:40 AM

Many people know Sean Fagan as the owner of Muay Thai Guy and Nak Muay Nation, but he’s also a 2x amateur champion, training out of Stockade Martial Arts in Kingston NY. Sean’s lead venture Muay Thai guy is a great resource for anyone s ...

Guest Review – Sean Fagan

04/06/2016 04:03:40 AM

Many people know Sean Fagan as the owner of Muay Thai Guy and Nak Muay Nation, but he’s also a 2x amateur champion, training out of Stockade Martial Arts in Kingston NY. Sean’s lead venture Muay Thai guy is a great resource for anyone studying ...

New Fight Gear – March 2016

03/30/2016 03:54:39 AM

Worried you’ll miss when your favourite fight brand releases an amazing new line of gear? We bring you a monthly round-up of the latest fight gear ranges released by all of your favourite brands, so you can see all the best new fight gear ...

New Fight Gear – March 2016

03/30/2016 03:54:39 AM

Worried you’ll miss when your favourite fight brand releases an amazing new line of gear? We bring you a monthly round-up of the latest fight gear ranges released by all of your favourite brands, so you can see all the best new fight gear ...

What Types Of Boxing Gloves Are There?

03/28/2016 05:00:00 AM

Whether you’ve been training for a while, or are just considering taking it up, you’ll no doubt have noticed that not all boxing gloves are the same. There’s actually more variation than you would expect, and each style of glove has its ...

What Types Of Boxing Gloves Are There?

03/28/2016 05:00:00 AM

Whether you’ve been training for a while, or are just considering taking it up, you’ll no doubt have noticed that not all boxing gloves are the same. There’s actually more variation than you would expect, and each style of glove has its ...

The Best Boxing Gloves for Muay Thai – According to UK Fighters

03/16/2016 02:53:46 AM

Muay Thai or ‘Thai boxing’ is the cultural martial art of Thailand. The origin of Muay Thai dates back several hundred years, and was essentially developed as a form of close-combat that used the entire body as a weapon, including elbows ...

The Best Boxing Gloves for Muay Thai – According to UK Fighters

03/16/2016 02:53:46 AM

Muay Thai or ‘Thai boxing’ is the cultural martial art of Thailand. The origin of Muay Thai dates back several hundred years, and was essentially developed as a form of close-combat that used the entire body as a weapon, including elbows ...

Guest Review – Tommi McCormick

03/09/2016 03:16:37 AM

Tommi McCormick is a Muay Thai fighter based in England. He has over 20 years experience training Muay Thai and is currently training with Bodyflo gym in Sheffield. He fights at a variety of Promotions, including Yokkao’s UK Events, and Muay ...

Guest Review – Tommi McCormick

03/09/2016 03:16:37 AM

Tommi McCormick is a Muay Thai fighter based in England. He has over 20 years experience training Muay Thai and is currently training with Bodyflo gym in Sheffield. He fights at a variety of Promotions, including Yokkao’s UK Events, and Muay ...

Fight Quality Kettlebell Conditioning Circuit

03/04/2016 04:50:57 AM

When you walk into the gym it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the huge array of equipment for you to choose from, and find yourself faced with choosing which pieces of equipment are going to be the most effective to improve your strength and ...

Fight Quality Kettlebell Conditioning Circuit

03/04/2016 04:50:57 AM

When you walk into the gym it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the huge array of equipment for you to choose from, and find yourself faced with choosing which pieces of equipment are going to be the most effective to improve your strength and ...

New Fight Gear – Feb 2016

03/02/2016 04:19:52 AM

Worried you’ll miss when your favourite fight brand releases an amazing new line of gear? We bring you a monthly round-up of the latest fight gear ranges released by all of your favourite brands, so you can see all the best new fight gear ...

New Fight Gear – Feb 2016

03/02/2016 04:19:52 AM

Worried you’ll miss when your favourite fight brand releases an amazing new line of gear? We bring you a monthly round-up of the latest fight gear ranges released by all of your favourite brands, so you can see all the best new fight gear ...

Fight Quality Film Review – The Fighter (2010)

02/24/2016 03:56:55 AM

The Fighter is a 2010 biographical film about the rise of Micky Ward the well known for his trilogy of fights with Arturo Gatti – the first of which was voted by Ring Magazine as the Fight of the Year 2002 and the third was the Ring Magazine ...

Fight Quality Film Review – The Fighter (2010)

02/24/2016 03:56:55 AM

The Fighter is a 2010 biographical film about the rise of Micky Ward the well known for his trilogy of fights with Arturo Gatti – the first of which was voted by Ring Magazine as the Fight of the Year 2002 and the third was the Ring Magazine ...

What protection do boxing gloves provide?

02/15/2016 07:53:15 AM

It goes without saying that for a number of combat sports including boxing, kickboxing and Muay Thai, you need to use boxing gloves. In this article we’re going to take a closer look into why we use them in the first place. To understand what ...

What protection do boxing gloves provide?

02/15/2016 07:53:15 AM

It goes without saying that for a number of combat sports including boxing, kickboxing and Muay Thai, you need to use boxing gloves. In this article we’re going to take a closer look into why we use them in the first place. To understand what ...

Guest Review – Shane Fazen

02/10/2016 07:27:44 AM

Shane Fazen is the creator of the highly popular YouTube channel Fight Tips, which teaches self defence, martial arts techniques and fitness. He’s also the man behind online training website My Fight Gym. He’s a black belt in taekwondo, ...

Top 10 High Protein Foods You Need To Be Eating

02/05/2016 06:25:50 AM

Whether you’re a seasoned professional fighter or you’ve taken up a martial art for fitness, nutrition is important. The overused phrase is that getting in top shape is 20% gym work and 80% kitchen work, and when it comes to the nutrition ...

Guest Review – Megan Anderson

02/03/2016 05:54:31 AM

Megan Anderson is a Female Mixed Martial Artist who was born and raised in Australia. In 2015 she moved to in Kansas City, Missouri in the USA, now training at Glory MMA and Fitness. She currently fights for Invicta Fighting Championships at ...

New Fight Gear – Jan 2016

01/27/2016 03:50:24 AM

Worried you’ll miss when your favourite fight brand releases an amazing new line of gear? We bring you a monthly round-up of the latest fight gear ranges released by all of your favourite brands, so you can see all the best new fight gear ...

Video – Boxing Gloves Explained

01/25/2016 05:15:04 AM

In this fight gear guide we break down everything you need to know on the basics on Boxing gloves. We look at the difference between types of boxing gloves, sizes and weights of gloves, Velcro vs laced gloves, the materials they’re made out ...

Basic Fighter Strength Training Program

01/16/2016 10:04:27 AM

As a follow up to the article we posted a few weeks ago about why you should be strength training as a fighter, we’re going to provide you with a basic training program to help improve your strength without adding mass (assuming it’s ac ...

How To Tell What Size or Weight Boxing Gloves You Need

01/12/2016 04:00:40 AM

How do you know you’re using the right size or weight boxing glove? If you ask most brands they’ll usually tell you it all depends on either your weight or the size of your hands, but is that always the case? Should you use the same wei ...

New Fight Gear – Dec 2015

01/02/2016 05:23:13 AM

Worried you’ll miss when your favourite fight brand releases an amazing new line of gear? We bring you a monthly round-up of the latest fight gear ranges released by all of your favourite brands, so you can see all the best new fight gear ...

What Gear Do You Need For MMA?

12/29/2015 13:32:29 PM

Perhaps you’re considering taking up MMA, or maybe you’ve been going a while and want to make sure you’re using the right equipment. We’re here to walk you through all of the equipment you might need. MMA, standing for Mixed M

What gear do you need for Boxing?

12/22/2015 15:04:08 PM

Perhaps you’re considering taking up Boxing, or maybe you’ve been going a while and want to make sure you’re using the right equipment. We’re here to walk you through all of the equipment you might need. Boxing is one of the m

Why running isn’t getting you fight ready

12/12/2015 08:34:03 AM

We all know that fighting isn’t just about technique. If you have perfect technique but don’t have the stamina to keep fighting for more than 30 seconds then you’re not likely to have a very long career. Instead, fighters have to deve ...

New Fight Gear – Nov 2015

11/30/2015 17:02:46 PM

Worried you’ll miss when your favourite fight brand releases an amazing new line of gear? From now on we’ll be starting a new monthly round-up of the latest fight gear ranges released by all of your favourite brands, so you can see all the ...

Should you be weight training if you do martial arts?

11/21/2015 10:31:48 AM

There are several schools of thought when it comes to cross training martial arts and weightlifting, the vast majority negative. I train in Muay Thai, so what I generally hear is “well the Thai’s don’t use weights when they train an

What Gear Do You Need For Muay Thai?

11/06/2015 07:13:48 AM

Perhaps you’re considering taking up Muay Thai, or maybe you’ve been going a while and want to make sure you’re using the right equipment. We’re here to walk you through all of the equipment you might need. Muay Thai or Thai b

Guest Review – Ben Schneider

10/01/2015 08:08:51 AM

Ben Schneider is a south wales based Professional MMA fighter, fighting out of Arcadia Fighter Manager (Find them on Facebook or Twitter) & Xandao Kickboxing Academy/MMA (Also on Facebook and Twitter). He fights in London, UK, in the longest ...