There are three categories of athletes. There are 70% who want to stay but need to go. There are 25% who want to go but need to stay. And the 2% who want to go but also know when they should stay. Oxygen is what fuels us. Our heart is our engine and our mind … Read more
Leo Frincu, world class athlete, trainer and coach of UFC superstar Ronda Rousey, has published “High Performance Mentality”, a book designed to take athletes and non athletes to the next level. It’s a book loaded with tools and insights designed to help individuals reach their highest potential in athleticism. Here’s a segment: “It’s been said that we … Read more
I have trained people with various goals. From getting into a wedding gown or losing the baby weight to winning the UFC world championship belt or jiu jitsu/boxing world title, there’s not much difference in the type of exercises one’s performing.
It’s the strength and intensity that separates a professional athlete from a regular person.
In his new exclusive blog for ProMMAnow.com, Leo Frincu, six-time Romanian wrestling champion, four-time European champion and coach and mentor to UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey, explains the three different types of athletes and the characteristics of each to help you figure out which one you are.
UFC President Dana White has been very public about his disdain for UFC heavyweight Roy “Big Country” Nelson. White’s constant comments about Nelson’s weight and looks would likely get him sued if he was Nelson’s boss in a normal 9-to-5 working environment. Imagine the backlash if White made similar comments about one of his female fighters.
This past week has been the biggest week in Mixed Martial Arts history. More people are talking about the sport than ever before. Yesterday when chatting with a co-worker about Slice, I hear a voice from behing me, “You mean Kimbo Slice?” I said “Yes, did you see it?” They replied, “Yes” and then they … Read more
by: Jack Bratcher Ryan Hockensmith over at ESPN The Mag, has a great new interview with the president of the UFC, Dana White. In the interview Dana says they are planning to make an announcement next week that will “rock the MMA world.” What in the world could it be? Any ideas? Usually, when Dana sees other MMA organizations getting … Read more
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvPP2wZCuvQ&hl=en] Thiago Alves faces Matt Hughes, the former UFC Welterweight Champ, at UFC 85 this coming Saturday in London, England. The event will be broadcast on Pay-Per-View. Thiago trains with American Top Team. Other fighters who train with American Top Team are Jeff Monson, Denis Kang, Din Thomas, Cole Miller, and Antonio Silva to name … Read more
Mixed Martial Arts being shown on Prime Time Televsion inevitably ignites all the talk about its affect on today’s society. Is it good for us? Is it bad for us? Too violent? Too vulgar? Take a look back a little over a year ago when this segment about MMA was shown on sixty minutes. As … Read more