Posted On:2/23/2009 4:18pm
Style: FMA, Jujutsu/Judo/SAMBO
Burpees. Core strength + cardio, all in one painfully simplistic exercise.
See my tongue. SEE IT!
Posted On:2/23/2009 11:10pm
Style: BJJ, MT, TKD
In rehab'ing my back, I did 2 things:
1) Bosu-ball exercises: most of these will work the core due to the instability in the ball. It is also great for fast-twitch muscle development which helps with balance. Push-ups with the ball inverted and one-legged stands are killer.
2) Pilates: this has been the key for me. Everything focuses on core strength when you do it on the reformer machines (always moving = always engaging the core). It has also helped build lean muscle and I'm dropping weight pretty quickly now. I can't say enough good thins about pilates.
Posted On:2/24/2009 8:59pm
Squats, Dead Lifts, Cleans, Kettle Bell Swings, etc
A.K.A. rocks your socks.
Posted On:2/26/2009 1:19am
Style: Ju Jitsu
I appreciate the feedback.
I have started on the Stronglifts 5x5 programme. I am currently doing a daily body resistance programme and basic plyometrics, mainly as a warmup to my ju jitsu training. My body resistance exercises include pushups, heaves, squats, lunges, situps and crunches, I normally finish this off with one or two basic plyometric exercises. While doing the Stronglifts should I wind back on this or not?
Posted On:2/26/2009 2:10am
You'll probably be ok to start off with, but as the weight gets heavy, you may find out that you really need the rest days between weights sessions.
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