With the combined nature of many martial arts genres in the world from Boxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu … MMA becomes a quite attractive practice, bringing a completely different experience and favored by both men and female. Let’s see the practice mode of professional boxers to apply to your exercises.
MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) exercises of professional boxers have a very high level of difficulty and require the practitioner to have tremendous tolerance and patience. For those who choose this subject as a form of exercise for health and physique, MMA will bring more than that, which is endurance, flexibility, endurance through each day of practice.
HIIT is a highly intense workout that helps increase heart rate, bodybuilding, endurance, endurance and resistance, in addition to effectively burning excess fat and calories in a short time. . Instead of running long distance, HIIT exercises help MMA fighters train cardio. This is a very good method to help muscles grow and endure stamina.
One of the HIIT exercises was to sprint for 30 seconds, then slow down for about 3 minutes, then sprint for 30 seconds again. Repeated many times like that.
Constantly looking for new motivation
For the famous MMA fighters like Russian fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, fierce puncher Conor McGregor, or the youngest champion in UFC history – Jon Jones, achieving victory is not as difficult as finding new targets to continue striving after standing on top of glory.
Because once you reach the victory, you will easily fall into a period of decline and stagnation. This usually happens when you have no goal to strive for. Ask yourself why the champions can still maintain their form, always named in the world MMA rankings, always a formidable name for every opponent. It is because they constantly strive, seek and conquer new limits of themselves. So not only MMA, any subject also needs to set itself for the next goal, without limits.
Play more sports
Each sport has its own effect on each muscle group. Therefore, in addition to MMA’s specialized exercises such as shadow boxing, barbell deadlift, sniffing, etc., the boxers often play other sports such as bowling, basketball, skiing, etc. These sports are not Only help champions always have balance, agility, but also maintain the most abundant physical state.
“I wake up, drink water, relax and move all day”, MMA star McG McGor said. “I will go to the gym or do whatever I want, or join a taekwondo class, jiu-jitsu , yoga, capoeira, sometimes I practice boxing, for me, strict and boring regimes don’t seem to work, new diversity is best”.
Get enough rest and healthy lifestyle
With a high-intensity athlete, a healthy lifestyle is very important. Going out all night, the flock of friends after each training session will destroy the body. After hard workouts, your muscles need time to recover. McGregor says he always eats quality food, rarely touching fast food. “I love filtered water and coconut water, I have not yet and will never drink energy drinks!”, he said.