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MMA fighters and low testosterone

16th November 2011

A lot of people scoff at the idea that professional fighters, with all their muscle and fitness could possibly need hormone replacement therapy. According to WebMD, men’s testosterone levels start to drop after the age of 40, but then only about 1% to 2% per year. And as far as I know, Marquardt, Sonnen, Todd […]

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punching technique especially for P90x Kenpo people

15th October 2010

If you’re doing P90x like I am, you’re throwing a lot of punches when you do Kenpo. If all you care about is getting your heart rate up and burning calories then you can do whatever you want but if you want to train your muscles to punch correctly, these are the 4 videos you […]

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Ray Lewis says martial arts keep him healthy

23rd July 2010

This interview goes back and forth between football and health but Ray Lewis, the famous Baltimore Ravens linebacker gives us a few health tips. He mentioned Underarmor compression suits for sleeping and airplane rides. And he mentions different types of combat sports: I just think that I train totally differently. I don’t train for football; […]

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My first week of hapkido

7th May 2010

So three nights this week I practiced hapkido for 1 – 1.5 hours. I’m encouraged because the master is in great shape but concerned because of all the wrist locks we practice. I have no problem dealing with a little pain and toughening up some as long as it doesn’t indicate that my wrist is […]

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