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Free lesson: Yoga for BJJ basic class


The benefits of a regular yoga practice are manifold. Successful athletes from a multitude of sports use the time-tested methods of yoga to help supplement their training and extend the longevity of their careers. Mixed martial arts (MMA) and Brazilian ... Read More »

Watch Jon Jones deadlift 500 pounds!

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones‘ return to the Octagon has yet to be announced, but the pound-for-pound king has been busy weightlifting and bulking up in anticipation of a future at heavyweight. Watch Jones put some meat on ... Read More »

WWE’s best ever bodies


Let’s be honest; there are some really, really great bodies in WWE – and some not quite so pretty. And, by the way, the latter are always the villains. So let’s concentrate on a few that are the best of ... Read More »

Leo Frincu: What is the definition and purpose of a fitness/athletic trainer/coach?

Coach Leo Frincu with one of his star pupils, former UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey

The purpose of a trainer is to provide the athlete with the necessary tools to improve his/her performance. A trainer’s goal is to create an environment where an athlete acquires effective behavior rapidly. During training, a trainer must make it a priority to create opportunities to expose a particular weakness and enhance physical/mental strength in their athlete. Since you (the athlete) is the one performing, their job (the trainer’s) is to increase your ability to make fast and effective decisions under stress. NOT to make the decisions for you. Read More »

2012 Miss USA Whitney Miller wins her first BJJ tournament | VIDEO

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In 2012 Whitney Miller won Miss Texas and Miss United States. Nowadays Miller has traded in her tiara for a gi and recently won her very first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in gi and won silver in no-gi. Check out this video of the ONNIT-sponsored former beauty queen as she talks about why she decided to start competing in grappling, how her family reacted, and then watch her perform on the mats. Read More »

John Cena launches 10 week BodyChange

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John Cena is in the weight loss game now. This press release was circulated earlier this week and posted over at Lordsofpain. It is interesting that well known wrestling stars like John Cena and DDP are tapping in to this market, a place where pro wrestling hasn't really been. Steroid allegations and investigations tend to squash any aspirations there, but with the WWE's publicized "Wellness Policy" it isn't too surprising that this is possible. Read More »

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