MMA is a unique sport, requiring a level of strength and conditioning rarely required of many athletes. As a regular guy interested in fitness, you can’t go wrong training your body to the same capacity as MMA’s toughest scrappers.
Because of all the demands required of many MMA fighters – family, school, second job – MMA training simply cannot be a singular focus for a majority of them. It’s as true today as it was in 1993. The bulk of fighters plying the route at smaller shows simply can’t live on the money that training every single day to fight three to six times a year is able to bring.
MMA training is unique in that it aims to develop a varied number of physical characteristics – speed, power, strength, conditioning, work capacity – with exercise programs that are short and simple yet very effective. Done with enough consistency over a period of time, massive gains in physical effectiveness are certain to be realized.
While the demands of such training can prove taxing, most good MMA workouts actually take recovery into consideration. What use will you training be, after all, when the only thing you’re good for afterwards is a good night’s sleep?
The Best Shape Of Your Life
Some purists expectedly scoff at the idea of MMA training for non-fighters. Why train for one-on-one combat, after all, if you aren’t going to raise those fists?
What these “hardcore” purists seem to forget is that not everyone wants to step inside a cage and display their manhood with an exhibition of wills. In fact, majority of people just want to be in great shape and bask in all the great benefits it can bring.
MMA training is among the few regimens that can easily get you to the point of being in the best shape of your life, bar none. How many non-competing regular folks, after all, can use explosive strength, agile body movements and extended lasting power in their day-to-day lives? Pretty much everyone, unless you want to be a sad, out-of-shape and constantly out-of-breath slob by choice.
Developed to provide a complete host of physical improvements, MMA training can easily get you more strength for carrying that keg of beer in the living room out to the backyard, provide you with enough conditioning to run after your dog without gassing out and leave you with enough power to intimidatingly push off that guy hitting on your girl while you’re paying the bar tab. Hell, after that display of manly possessiveness, you’ll even last longer in bed thanks to the increased work capacity your MMA training helped you gain.
Whether you’re looking to lose weight, gain muscle or have more energy, MMA training can get you there with a whole host of added benefits that can prove extremely beneficial in your everyday life – even if you’re just a regular guy.