Posts Tagged ‘workout’

A recent exchange on training for strength and flexibility between Mr. E and me: Mr. E.: I have been using your video Flexibility Express, and I definitely see major improvement, though not as quickly as you indicate I should. One question regarding the squats into splits routine: How frequently should I be performing that series […]


New article titled “Sequence of Conditioning Exercises for Fighters and Martial Artists in Long-Term Training and in a Single Workout” is posted on stadion.com. In this article you will learn about the sequence of strength and endurance exercises in long-term training and in a single workout. A rationally designed strength training program begins with developing […]


Muscle Fatigue

27Jul13

Coaches and athletes need to know what fatigue is to understand all issues of the training process. The whole training process is predicated on fatigue and on recovery from it–the changes of training load, means of recovery, frequency and sequence of exercises and workouts, periodization, and nutrition. Without understanding fatigue it is not possible to […]


Recently a karate fighter asked for my opinion on a new training tool, a training mask that restricts breathing. He was tempted but skeptical because the manufacturer of that mask made some claims that were too good to be true. Had the manufacturer stuck to the facts, the fighter likely would have been sold on […]


A couple of days ago I answered these questions from a young fighter. I get similar questions from time to time, so I decided to share my answer with my readers. Questions: I am preparing for amateur matches in Muay Thai and boxing. I work out twice a day. In the morning I begin with […]


One reader wrote me an e-mail with questions: > I have owned your books Science of Sports Training and Stretching > Scientifically for many years as well as your DVD’s Secrets of > Stretching and Clinic on Stretching. Due to my own misunderstanding and > bad practices at martial arts schools I have attended I […]


Elegance is [achieved by] selectiveness or restraint in the use of means—a good selection gets to the point with just the right means. In my opinion, the crucial element of a training program is a workout. Not an exercise and not a microcycle but a single workout. Why not an exercise—the basic building block of […]