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Study: Rate and risk of head injury in mixed martial arts remain unknown Health/Lifestyle MMA News 

Study: Rate and risk of head injury in mixed martial arts remain unknown

The rate and potential risk of traumatic brain injury in mixed martial arts remain unknown due to lack of regulation and protocols surrounding these injuries, according to a new study from St. Michael’s Hospital. See report below: ST. MICHAEL’S HOSPITAL TORONTO, Dec, 22, 2017 — The rate and potential risk of traumatic brain injury in mixed martial arts remain unknown... Read More
Workout Of The Week: Shields Health/Lifestyle MMA News 

Workout Of The Week: Shields

Jake Shields is one of the most well known American MMA fighters and ‘American” Jiu Jitsu practitioners around. Last night the former MMA champion competed at Submission Underground 6, in the main event against Gilbert Burns. Shields executed the quickest escape, in an exciting overtime victory. Shields, a known vegan and animal rights proponent, stays in shape combining his strict vegan diet and exercise... Read More
Floating – My first experience and how it can help the MMA athlete Health/Lifestyle MMA News 

Floating – My first experience and how it can help the MMA athlete

I will be the first to admit, sitting in a bathtub filled with lukewarm water and 1,000 pounds of Epsom salt did not sound like the most masculine thing that I would find myself doing this past Friday morning. After hearing several professional mixed martial artists rave about the benefits of floating, and friend Kevin Kelly suggesting a nearby location... Read More
Commission allowed HIV-positive boxer to compete – How did it happen? Health/Lifestyle MMA News 

Commission allowed HIV-positive boxer to compete – How did it happen?

Athletic commissions were put into place to protect the athlete, plain and simple. The commission’s responsibility is to enforce rules and regulations and that proper medical clearance was granted by a licensed, practicing healthcare provider. According to a recent ESPN report by Dan Rafael, it seems that the Arkansas State Athletic Commission neglected to do their job. Rafael states that the “Arkansas... Read More
Working Out Together With Your Loved One: Pros and Cons Health/Lifestyle Opinion 

Working Out Together With Your Loved One: Pros and Cons

Romantic partners working out together are a recent trend. More and more young people go to the gym with their significant others. Is it a good idea? Don’t they distract each other during exercise teasing or bantering with one another? For many couples, this is another excuse to spend more time together. However, often their performance isn’t adequate, because they... Read More
Is the Paleo Bad or Good for Athletes? Health/Lifestyle Opinion 

Is the Paleo Bad or Good for Athletes?

People engaged in weight management are conversant with versatile dieting programs and specifically the Paleo. Those who see this word for the first time can follow https://www.dietsinreview.com/diets/the-paleo-diet/ and discover a new way to cut overweight and put the body into shape. Yet, let’s make a short introduction to this rather popular plan for dieters. Its name comes from Paleolithic. Such... Read More