Building Awareness Of Common Athletic Ailments

Athletes are constantly pushed to their absolute limits to get that competitive edge, and this effect is particularly pronounced in the high-pressure world of MMA. As a result, bodies often suffer during rest periods; for instance, Reuters note that athletes often have to work doubly as hard to avoid common illnesses such as flu. For athletes, a few … Read more

FOX deal may fix McMahon missteps with WWE Smackdown

WWE Smackdown is moving to the FOX channel in October of next year and fans are getting more excited about it after the reports that have been coming out. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter the comedy shtick that Vince McMahon favors may be over and done with after the Fox era begins. Fox officials … Read more

There are three categories of athletes

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

New book ‘High Performance Mentality’ by Leo Frincu now available

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

The Top 10 Books That EVERY MMA Coach And MMA Athlete Should Read In 2014

When I sat down 2 years ago and had a conversation with Greg Jackson, we were talking about training and coaching philosophies and we were going back and forth about the books which we had read. Our reading lists at that time were almost the same.

Leo Frincu: There are three types of athletes

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.

REFEREE OF KIMBO SLICE FIGHT RESPONDS TO CONTROVERSY

by: Jack Bratcher It’s always very interesting to hear from the referees after controversial fights to find out why they made the calls that they did. Questions, conspiracy theories, and even some disgust seemed to abound after EliteXC’s Saturday Night Fights on CBS. So what better person to talk to than the referee who was … Read more