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Best Exercise To Get Rid Of Chest Fat.

As a man you may want to have lean, sculpted muscles that let you rip off your shirt without any hesitation. When you start to gain excess body fat …

Ronda Rousey Stretches the Boundaries of UFC's Worldwide Appeal

Link to Media<p>During the Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira fight last Saturday night, I received a text message from my mother.<p>Now, I live in Las Vegas. She still lives in my old hometown outside of Houston. It was after midnight central time, which is also long past my mom's bedtime. So you …

Brock Lesnar

4 Exercises to Build Unbreakable Shoulders

It’s a rare person that hasn’t experienced some shoulder issues in their life. Whether in training or in other activities, tweaks in our shoulders …

Punching with the Toes: The Secrets of Hitting Hard

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC<p>I am constantly recommending Edwin Haislet's masterpiece, <i>On Boxing</i> to readers who ask for further studying material. I love the text so much, in fact, that I am two articles in to a series examining its key ideas. Look up <i>The Bible of Striking</i> to read those.<p>But of all …

Conor McGregor's Irish Taekwondo

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC<p><b>On the State of Aldo-McGregor, and the Bicycle Kick</b><p>The UFC 189 main event has come off of the rails. Jose Aldo is injured, and is either going to bail on the fight or be firmly encouraged to fight anyway. Chad Mendes is waiting in the wings as sort of …

Around the World in the Fighting Styles of Street Fighter

Fightland Blog<p>Capcom's most famous fighting series, <i>Street Fighter</i> has shipped over 35 million copies worldwide, and generated millions of dollars more through the milking of quarters from the pockets of children in arcades. With the first installment released in 1987 and <i>Street Fighter V</i> hotly …

Ronda Rousey: The World's Most Dangerous Woman

Ronda Rousey is peacefully asleep inside her wee Venice Beach, California, bungalow, her breathing rhythmic, only one of her feet stirring. She's …

Breakthroughs

The Fall of Renan Barão

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC<p>In a profession which prides itself on the poker face, no one needed to be inside Renan do Nascimento Mota Pegado's head to know what he was thinking in the fourth round. As he lay pressed against the fence, seemingly enjoying the break in the boxing portion of the …

Angles and Jabs: TJ Dillashaw Protects His Crown

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC<p>If insanity is repeating the same actions and expecting different results, Renan Barão is mad as a march hare.<p>Delusion is a keystone in building a great fighter: he has to believe that he can beat anyone in the world at his weight. Perhaps at any weight. But when a …

The Limb Strikes of Karate

Funakoshi Gichin, founder of Shotokan, demonstrating Pinan Shodan<p>While karate strikes primarily target the head and body, it also includes strikes to …

Martial Arts

Upper Body Basics

How Hard Should You Go During Sparring?

Serious training requires focus and intent when you’re on the mat. Those precious few hours of training every week deserve your complete attention so …

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Veterans

Investigating the Dim Mak Death Touch

The old Kung Fu master touched his assailant, with no apparent effect. Days later, the assailant died a sudden and mysterious death. He was a victim …

3 Ways Tai Chi Trains the Brain

Your brain on meditation: calm, clear and confident. Your brain on Tai Chi: calm, clear, and confident. As a practitioner of both meditation and Tai Chi, I can attest to the shared outcomes of each practice.<p>But, I've seen students wrestle with the challenge of finding time to do both. While it's …

Learn UFC Champ Georges St-Pierre’s MMA Training Tactics

Even if you’re not a fan of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, by now you’ve probably heard about the ease with which Georges St-Pierre …

64 year old boxer/black belt fights off robbers

When a gang of thugs in Australia needed some cash, they decided to rob a store to get some. Unfortunately for them, they picked the wrong gas …

Yuri Boyka

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4 Ways Aikido Conquers Stress

There has been a lot of buzz surrounding martial arts, and Aikido, and its perceived martial effectiveness. While, martial effectiveness and …

Weekend warrior workout: Boxing moves to blast love handles

Kathie Lee and Hoda are “punchin’ and slippin’” into shape with two boxing champions, Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs and they demonstrate that no planks are required to carve out some awesome abs this summer.

A boxing movie for the losers and the burnouts

<i>Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week:</i> <i>With</i> Southpaw <i>stepping into the ring next</i> …

USIBA, NCBA and the Battle for College Boxing

Photos by Shawn Calhoun<p>There is a battle going on in college boxing, only the combatants are not boxers and it’s not punches that they’re trading. A few months back, I wrote a piece covering the University of Washington boxing squad and mentioned their sanction under the National Collegiate Boxing …

Get in the Ring: The 10 Best Boxing-Movie Fights

When it comes to boxing movies, there are a few things you need to make the punch-drunk-love grade: You need actors who look like they've put in the …

Boxing

20 Essential Boxing Movies

Ding Ding! This week sees round one of an upcoming flurry of boxing-related movies, with the arrival of “<b>Southpaw</b>” (read our review). Several years …

In Cuba, woman boxer fights to get into ring

Flores follows the same preparation as her male opponents. She lifts the same truck tires and waits for the same opportunity to catch a break and get the chance to fight for her country.<p>But the 39-year-old woman with a body sculpted by gruelling training is in a unique race against time to achieve …

Body Blow | by Daniel Jacobs

I thought the pills would make it better. You know, I’m a man, and men are proud and stubborn. We don’t go running to the doctor when something’s …

Paulie Malignaggi finds right combination of business and boxing

When Paulie Malignaggi began his boxing career 14 years ago, he figured it wouldn’t be long before he was set for life.<p>“I thought I would make so …

Boxing