How to Deadlift – Snatch Grip vs Mixed Grip Deadlift

How to Deadlift Snatch Grip deadlift vs Mixed Grip

Snatch Grip Deadlift vs Mixed Grip Deadlift One of my favorite deadlift variations is the longer range, snatch grip deadlift. You'll notice a few things that are different than the conventional deadlift. Three Reasons I am Not in Favor of the Mixed Grip Deadlift: One is the Asymmetry in body positioning By having one hand facing towards you, … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Cauliflower Ear

How to prevent Cauliflower Ear

A lot of athletes get this thing called Cauliflower ear, which is fairly common is contact sports. Cauliflower ear can be very painful and leaves your ear looking irregular. We are going to go over how to prevent cauliflower ear and what you should do to treat it as well. What is Cauliflower Ear? Cauliflower ear occurs when the ear gets hit, or … [Read more...]

L-Theanine Performance Enhancement

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Anyone who has passed through grade school knows the role anxiety can play in test scores and performance. Feeling stressed and nervous typically makes results poor even if one actually has the knowledge. A variety of nootropic compounds and lifestyle practices can improve neurotransmitter balances in order to reduce anxiety. Drinking green tea … [Read more...]

Lifestyle Choices that Ensure Brain Safety

Life Style Hacking For Fighters

My profession and previous post discussed a few methods to use modern science for neurological protection in the ring. These included things like oxiracetam as a potent neuro protective agent as well as traditional Chinese medicine. Despite the usefulness of these nootropic compounds, there may be simple lifestyle choices that can protect your … [Read more...]

Neurological Protection in the Ring

For most MMA fighters, head trauma is an afterthought. Not all forms of martial arts are traumatic to the brain, but the sport lends itself to more head injuries than most. Like professional athletes or aspiring amateurs of any sport, performance is the goal, not health. Other sports have already studied brain injuries incurred by athletes. NFL … [Read more...]