Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts
BookStrike and kick with explosive power. Take down and grapple with sustained brute strength. Counter and evade with unmatched speed and agility. Be the best. Be your best with Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts, the complete guide for physical and mental dominance.
Whether you practice MMA, Brazilian jiujitsu, taekwondo, karate, judo, aikido, kung fu, muay thai, krav maga, wrestling, or a combination of these, you have discovered your go-to training guide.
Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts eschews the traditional one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, you’ll learn to evaluate your conditioning along with physical strengths and weaknesses. You’ll select from 120 exercises—each tailored to improve a key martial arts skill or attribute—to enhance performance in the discipline you practice and the goals you set.
Then you will learn how to structure a conditioning program for short-term gains and long-term success—success you’ll see and your opponents will feel.
Loren Landow has been featured on The Ultimate Fighter and has trained some of the best martial artists and UFC fighters in the world. Now you can learn his secrets and follow his proven program in Ultimate Conditioning for Martial Arts.
Table of ContentsForeword
Chapter 1. Physical Requirements for Martial Arts
Chapter 2. Evaluating Martial Arts Fitness
Chapter 3. Dynamic Warm-Ups and Flexibility
Chapter 4. Exercises for Base Conditioning
Chapter 5. Exercises for Striking and Kicking
Chapter 6. Exercises for Wrestling and Grappling
Chapter 7. Exercises for Speed and Agility
Chapter 8. Recovery and Nutrition
Chapter 9. Program Planning and Periodization for Martial Arts
Chapter 10. Programs for the Striking and Kicking Arts
Chapter 11. Programs for the Wrestling and Grappling Arts
Chapter 12. Blending and Customizing Programs for MMA
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