ultimate mma strength and conditioning program

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ) about the Ultimate
MMA Strength and Conditioning Program

  1. What equipment do I need for this program?

  2. How many days will I be required to workout?

  3. What exactly is an 'NRG System Complex'?

  4. I already do CrossFit workouts. Will this program help me at all?

  5. What makes this program specific for MMA?

  6. I walk around at 190 lbs. Will I be able to use your No-Sweat Cutting Guide to make 170 lbs without draining myself too much?

  7. Do I need any special workout supplements, powders or pills?

  8. I'm nervous about putting my credit card into a website. Is it safe to do this?

  9. After I order this program, how do I get it?

  10. Does it matter what country I'm in and is the price in US dollars?

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1. What equipment do I need for this program?

Here's a list of the REQUIRED equipment for this program:

  • Barbell with plates eg. A 170 lb guy will eventually need weight up to 300 lbs for exercises like deadlifts, but won't need that much to start

  • Dumbbells(MMA workouts and UFC workout) eg. That same welterweight will eventually build up to using at least 80 lbs for exercises like 1-arm rows and Flat dumbbell presses

  • Flat and Incline bench

  • Squat rack

  • Chinup bar

  • Stability ball

  • Cable machine or Resistance bands (for Lat pulldowns, Woodchops, Face pulls, and more)

And for optimal development, just add some Medicine balls of various weights and a place where you can toss them (wall, field). Here's an example of 2 of the most effective med ball exercises for MMA.

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2. How many days will I be required to do MMA workouts and UFC workout? How long do workouts take?

To follow this program, you only need to dedicate 2 - 3 days a week to your strength and conditioning efforts.

The strength workouts generally take less than an hour, including warmup, while some of the conditioning workouts, like the NRG System Complexes, take less than 30 minutes.

This compares to the 4 - 6 days a week many UNINFORMED fighters are doing, which is a complete waste of time and energy and only leads to overtraining and injury.

Depending on how far from a fight you are (or what phase you are in if you don't have a fight), you might spend each day in the week doing strength workouts or a mix of strength and conditioning workouts.

But everything is laid out for you so you don't have to think, just follow the program as outlined and you'll be amazed at the results in a couple months.

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3. What exactly is an 'NRG System Complex'?

NRG System Complexes are conditioning circuits that I developed that include explosive movements for the upper and lower body, agility training, core stability and more into a single circuit, designed to peak your conditioning for a fight.

These are different than your standard, "Do 30 seconds of this exercise, then move on for a total of 5 minutes" because the precise # of reps and order of exercises trains Anaerobic Alactic (Power) endurance, while the volume prescribed then trains the Anaerobic Lactic energy system.

The standard 30 second circuits focus more on the Anaerobic Lactic energy system alone, but there are some key elements missing that you need as a fighter, which are fully explained in the program manual.

One thing to note is that these are very HIGH-INTENSITY workouts and that's why they're only prescribed in the last 3-4 weeks leading up to a fight. Any more will actually leave you less powerful and at risk of injury, which is why doing circuits at full-speed all the time is a bad idea.

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4. I already do CrossFit workouts. Will this program help me at all?

There are a few problems for mixed-martial artists who only do CrossFit workouts:

  1. They don't take into account a fighter's MMA training schedule which can lead to poor learning of MMA skills and techniques

  2. There is no periodized progression - you simply try to work as hard as you can every workout

  3. There is no specific targeting of the qualities required by mixed-martial artists

  4. Many of the exercises and chosen # of reps can easily lead to joint and repetitive strain injuries, since MMA training already takes a toll on your body

The big thing is that you can only go so far just following CrossFit, since it is IMPOSSIBLE for the body to train everything at once and improve at everything at once.

Once you reach a certain level of fitness, you need to target specific qualities of fitness to get them to keep improving.

Doing CrossFit is like learning the numbers from 1-10, it's a good base, but will only get you so far in life.

Following the Ultimate MMA S&C Program is like learning how to add, subtract, multiply and divide, do square roots, and more. To learn these skills, they need their own separate training and practice.

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5. What makes this program specific for MMA?

This program was designed specifically for an MMA fighter by taking into account the following things:

  • The physical fitness requirements of the sport (see my article called MMA Workout Program Basics)

  • Common physical problems (ie. muscular imbalances) in MMA

  • Injury prevention needs

  • Your MMA training schedule

  • The need to periodize the workout program for a fight, whether it's 8, 12, or 16 weeks away

  • The fact that you probably have a job on top of MMA training and need an efficient workout program (not one that requires 1.5 - 2 hours in the gym, 4 - 6 days a week)

This program has been tested and is proven to work with mixed-martial artists, helping them win fights by first round knockout and unanimous decision.

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6. I walk around at 190 lbs. Will I be able to use your No-Sweat Cutting Guide to make 170 lbs without draining myself too much?

I always say this to fighters asking me about weight-cutting advice - the first thing you need to focus on is lowering your body fat into the single-digits.

The more muscle you have, the more water you can lose during your weight cut.

Now you don't have to sweat to lose that water, you can simply follow my precise No-Sweat Weight Cutting Guide and if you're around 190 lbs, you can cut 15 lbs no problem, 20 lbs will be cutting it close.

Here are a couple of actual emails from a fighter who followed my guide:

"The weight cut is going great. I started at around 192lbs sunday November 30th. Monday Dec 1st 187lbs, Dec 2 183.7, Dec 3 181.6, Dec 4 179.8lbs. I am feeling pretty good. I am confident I will do well at 170lbs. I will keep in touch. Talk to you soon."

"Also, the weight cut is going good. I weighed 175lbs at 3:30pm today. I will sweat out a few pounds and definetly be at 171lbs by tonight. I really appreciate the help and advice."

I recently talked to this guy and the Thursday night before the weigh-in, he actually went to an Italian wedding which served multiple courses of pastas, breads, and more foods, but he still got down to 175 lbs by 3:30pm the day of the weigh-in, so he would have had to sweat a bit to reach 171 lbs.

But if he had followed the guide properly, he would've dropped from 192 lbs to 170 lbs without sweating at all!

This does a ton for energy during the fight, which is why I've included this priceless guide in the package - I want to do anything I can to help you succeed in your career.

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7. Do I need any special workout supplements, powders or pills?

NO - you definitely do not need any hyped up, misrepresented magic potions or powders to get an effective workout and get great results.

I'm sick of seeing these supplement companies downright LIE to you about what it takes to get in top shape.

If you want to see the truth behind the supplement companies, I suggest you watch a documentary called, "Bigger, Faster, Stronger". You'll never see supplement companies the same way again!

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8. I'm nervous about putting my credit card into a website. Is it safe to do this?

It's not safe to put a credit card into every website, but this one is guaranteed 100% safe.

In fact, I don't process the credit cards myself, a company called Clickbank handles all credit card data, and it's actually safer to order online through them than over the phone or by mail since no humans ever see your credit card info.

Plus, 99% of credit cards will give you your money back if you have been charged illegally, so even if you do get ripped off (which won't happen here) you can just call your credit card company and they'll give you a refund.

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9. After I order this program, how do I get it?

After you complete your order, you'll be directed to a registration page where you enter your name and email to get exclusive access to the manuals and videos.

Once you do this, you'll land on a page where you can download all of the program files to your hard drive.

Some of the files are in .ZIP format to make them small for a quick download. To unzip these files, you can get a free utility called 7zip by clicking here.

To open the program manual, you'll need Adobe Reader on your computer. You can get it free by clicking here.

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10. Does it matter what country I'm in and is the price in US dollars?

You can order no matter where you're from. The price is in US dollars, but your order will be converted to your local currency.

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