Help me start training please! - Page 2 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Strength & Power Training Discussion of strength training as part of your MMA conditioning program.

Reply

Old 04-03-2008, 10:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
Das ‹bermensch
 
wukkadb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 7,633
wukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatnesswukkadb Is Destined For Greatness
Quote:
Originally Posted by thai_fighter View Post
Its not all about strength in a fight. It's impressive if you can squat 300+pounds, but lets see if you can do that for 5 mins. It's just as importent to have muscular endurance as it is strength. If you can't last the full fight let alone one round and your legs feel like rubber and your hands feel like iron weights, what good is it that you can bench 400 and squat 300. Just my opion and exprience.
I agree, but I also don't think weight lifting is the best way to acheieve muscular endurance, it's just one way of many.
__________________



What a stud

Quote:
Originally Posted by swpthleg View Post
The power of Aleks, his small baby and pimp hardcore dogs has granted you useful insight, my friend.
wukkadb is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 04-04-2008, 12:33 AM   #12 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
ArlingtonSoldr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 13
ArlingtonSoldr has a little shameless behaviour in the past
you made a good point, yes i understand but i do need to get stronger and i know i need to work on my endurance, but i dont even know really where to start from there. haha. right now im tight for money or i would buy a kettleball, and i have a jump rope but i havnt been using it much, and i dont know what all to work on my punching bag, first its only 70lbs, and its canvas, so i need heavier, and second i dont know more than one good combo to practice or what kind of workout to do on it, i just keep doing that one combo and practice on accuracy which dosnt always even matter in a fight.
__________________
Favorite Fighters:
Tito Ortiz
Jon Koppenhaver
Jared Rollins
Chuck Liddell
Quinton Jackson
Matt Hughes
GSP
ArlingtonSoldr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2008, 11:32 AM   #13 (permalink)
Amatuer
 
thai_fighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 170
thai_fighter has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by wukkadb View Post
I agree, but I also don't think weight lifting is the best way to acheieve muscular endurance, it's just one way of many.
So very true brother. there are so many was to achieve strength and endurance. were to start were to start. well arlingtonsoldr since you really don't have a gym to go to and train and learn the techinques properly, focus on your strength. Do a lot of compound movements with heavy weight. Run every other day and or at least 3 days a week and jump rope at least 2 other days. When jump roping startout doing rounds. If you are going to fight mma jump rope for 5 mins, and rest for 1min. Then repeat for at least 5 rounds or go for 45 mins. Running try not to consentrat on distance, go for time. Start out running for 15mins straight, then once this becomes no problem go to 20mins and then once it becomes easy add 5min on each time until your running for 45mins. Sounds nuts but if you go for distance you may not be running as much as you can therefor not getting a great workout, go for time you will run a longer distance in the time you are out=Better workout. Don't run longer then 45 mins. shin splints suck. weight lifting focus on compound movements squats bench press, power cleans, deadlift, front press, and even bicept curl although not a compound movement. do alot of sets with low reps but with high weight ex. 5x3-5 at 220#.

Once you can start training for fighting in a gym start to go towards endurance to get ready for the rounds and the stress of those rounds on your muscles. with weights their are two ways I do it, pick 5 upper body excerises and 5 lower body excerises. One day I do upperbody and the nextday I do lower body. Each excerise last for one min them I move to the next no rest until all five a completed, then rest for 1min. I do five sets of this. The other is do 3 sets with high reps 20+. both work good for muscular enduance. You can also us a kettle ball, medican ball, anything you can think of, tractor tires, car tires, just get creative and remember that you are going for endurance or strength.
__________________
<a href= http://www.mybannermaker.com target= _blank ><img src= http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/4...32dc5ecga5.jpg alt='Create your own banner at mybannermaker.com ' border=0 /></a><br>

Last edited by thai_fighter : 04-04-2008 at 11:39 AM.
thai_fighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2008, 10:33 PM   #14 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
ArlingtonSoldr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 13
ArlingtonSoldr has a little shameless behaviour in the past
oh ok thanks bro that helps alot! yeah ill definatly have to try that, i have a jump rope so now i need to get a kettle ball!
__________________
Favorite Fighters:
Tito Ortiz
Jon Koppenhaver
Jared Rollins
Chuck Liddell
Quinton Jackson
Matt Hughes
GSP
ArlingtonSoldr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2008, 01:05 AM   #15 (permalink)
Amatuer
 
thai_fighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 170
thai_fighter has a little shameless behaviour in the past
not a problem bro, I'm always here to help
__________________
<a href= http://www.mybannermaker.com target= _blank ><img src= http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/4...32dc5ecga5.jpg alt='Create your own banner at mybannermaker.com ' border=0 /></a><br>
thai_fighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2008, 02:14 AM   #16 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
ArlingtonSoldr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 13
ArlingtonSoldr has a little shameless behaviour in the past
hey whenever i start training, i dont know if they have the deal where if you pay a certain fee you can take all the classes you want whenever, but if not, should i start with muay thai, bjj, or just an MMA class
__________________
Favorite Fighters:
Tito Ortiz
Jon Koppenhaver
Jared Rollins
Chuck Liddell
Quinton Jackson
Matt Hughes
GSP
ArlingtonSoldr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2008, 11:57 AM   #17 (permalink)
Amatuer
 
thai_fighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 170
thai_fighter has a little shameless behaviour in the past
I started with muay thai, but that is because I started out being a thai fighter, this was before I knew about MMA. I would try everything for a couple of classes and see what feels right to you, then perfect that art and move on. The best for you would be to get into a MMA class that will teach you everything at once for that sport. I have a gym close by that does that and it's great. For a low fee I get to work with people on their standup (Muay Thai) and learn BJJ and wrestling. It's all personal prefernce bro. What works for me may not work for you, my strength is stand up were yours my be ground game. Try it all and just see what feels right, but like I said if you can just find a school that teaches MMA. If you need equipment checkout www.cagecombatsports.com the website visually ain't much but he has everything you will need and he is a cool guy and will help you out with getting you the right equipment for your needs, and not just try to get you to buy the most expensive thing he gots if you email him or call him. hit me up if I can be of anymore help bro. best of luck to ya. Oh and remember above everything Chin down and your hands up.
__________________
<a href= http://www.mybannermaker.com target= _blank ><img src= http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/4...32dc5ecga5.jpg alt='Create your own banner at mybannermaker.com ' border=0 /></a><br>
thai_fighter is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios