MMA RSS

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Cardio, Judo, MMA, Wrestling -

Very often, when people come to grappling sports like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo and wrestling, they notice that the cardio that they developed while practicing their other disciplines/sports do not translate as well as expected.  Similarly, when a Judoka takes their gi top off to spar without the gi, a ground focused Jiujiteiro stands up with a wrestler or a Judoka or a wrestler sits in a jiujiteiro’s guard.The key difference between cardio for other sports and cardio for grappling is the stress of potential violence, and, similarly, the cardio required for different grappling disciplines focused on different kinds of...

Read more

Joe Desena, Keith Jardine, MMA, Spartanup podcast, UFC -

Check out the latest episode of the SPARTAN UP! Podcast where Joe Desena catches up with the "Dean of Mean" Keith Jardine who tells us about his formative years wrestling and playing football, fighting and his career in the UFC, and how he pivoted in to a completely different new profession after his fighting career. Follow us on instagram @spartancombat   

Read more