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By EVOLVE MMA
Intermittent fasting has gained immense popularity over recent years, due largely in part to its ease and effectivity. All over the world, people from all walks of life, whether normal everyday citizens to the biggest A-list celebrities have discovered this incredible time-restricted eating pattern.
As a result, intermittent fasting has become one of the hottest topics of conversation right now in the health and fitness community. Chances are that you may have heard of it. If you’re unfamiliar with it and want to give it a try, you may be wondering what benefits are in it for you and how it differs from your traditional diet.
First of all, intermittent fasting is not a diet, per se. It is a pattern of eating wherein you fast for long hours in a day with absolutely no calorie intake and then eat or “feed” during a fasting window which usually lasts around eight hours or less.
Because of this, many fans of this particular health phenomenon harp about how easy it is to stick to, and how effective it is in helping you achieve your weight loss goals.
If you are looking to get into intermittent fasting, then maybe you should check out what’s in it for you . . . Read article and see videos!
By EVOLVE MMA
Manny Pacquiao is without question one of the greatest boxers of all time. His body of work spanning over two decades of excellence is legendary. From beginning his career as a scrawny flyweight to defeating Antonio Margarito for the Super Welterweight World Title, Pacquiao’s meteoric rise through eight weight divisions is well documented.
In many of Pacquiao’s spectacular performances, the prevalent theme has always been his speed and power. Featuring a thunderous left straight that has downed many opponents, Pacquiao was known as a devastating knockout puncher and a relentless storm of offense that opponents simply could not keep up with.
Although Pacquiao may seem like a wild puncher at times, however, there is a method to his madness. “Pacman” is as much a student of the game as any, and the science behind his favorite boxing techniques is simply amazing.
If you think you have a decent amount of speed, a boundless energy reservoir, and can throw punches in bunches, then perhaps you may be able to incorporate some of Pacquiao signature moves to your own style.
Let’s take a look at some of the Filipino icon’s most effective techniques . . . Read article and see videos.
Every BJJ player should have at least 5 takedowns & throws in their arsenal.
There are so many to learn and some are better suited to your size, height and body. Here are 42 great takedowns for Gi and No Gi BJJ demonstrated by BJJ black belt Jason Scully. Try them out in training and choose the ones that work best for you and drill to infinity to develop muscle memory.
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Everyone loves a good submission finish in an MMA fight. Grapplers, wrestlers, BJJ specialists, and sometimes even strikers turn to submissions as a means to end a fight. And out of all the submissions, nothing is more devastating than a choke.
Ask any MMA fighter or BJJ practitioner, and they’ll tell you that joint submissions, are much easier to resist than a choke. Unlike a joint submission, a choke challenges the neck strength of one’s opponent, testing him/her until he/she is forced to tap. Because of this possibility, a choke has more potential to end any fight as opposed to a joint submission.
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You’ve probably heard people call MMA, or mixed martial arts, “the fastest growing sport in the world”. There’s a good reason for that – it’s exciting as hell to watch. And what’s not exciting about it? Two highly-skilled athletes battling it out for glory in 3×5 minute rounds (or more) – that’s pretty intense if you ask us. And equally intense of course, are the people who train MMA.
Those who train MMA know exactly how tricky grappling can get when strikes are thrown into the mix. And the same thing goes for striking, when you’re always watching out for takedowns. It’s a mental and physical challenge that goes beyond anything they’ve ever tried, and an experience that only they could understand.
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By Fightland Blog
When Fedor Emelianenko returned from a three-year retirement on New Year's Eve of 2015 he bested the hopeless Jaideep Singh at Rizin's first event in Japan. That match up was so woefully uninteresting that after word got out . . . Read the Article
6 Things That Happen When You Do Martial Arts Everyday. . . Read this Article
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