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Nutrition
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Does your energy seem to fade when you need it most? Well, to have stamina like Ferguson, Poirier, and Khalib, besides training, you need to optimize your energy. These foods will help supercharge your body and prevent you hitting the wall.

First, you have to be careful of those energy drinks. They give you that instant pump, but they fade away quickly. And when they fade, you don’t just go back to normal. And that is not good going into the second or third round. So, understand food is the fuel needed for sustainable energy. Sustainability is the name of the game. Learn how to energize sustainability, rather than just energize. Know the best foods you need to eat to optimize your performance. Because, not all foods are created equal.

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Bruce Lee and Flexibility
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Stretching has a time and place. The research today indicates that stretching is not best for all sports. For instance, it shows that static stretching diminishes a muscles' springiness contributing to a decrease in your speed and explosiveness when running, sprinting, and jumping. On the other hand, Bruce Lee said that flexibility is essential for a martial artist. It is definitely required for kicking. With that being said, let's understand Bruce Lee's flexibility routine and his five important reasons it is essential to be a part of your routine

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MMA
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Burt Watson might be a good secret code word to check if someone is an actual fan of Mixed Martial Arts or not. Maybe if you are trying to gain entrance in the super-secret 'hardcore-not-casual' club, a first level of security could be to name Bruce Buffer or his signature phrase (which, to be honest is just a loud statement of fact more so than a phrase) – Bonus points for knowing which one (only is one) numbered event Buffer missed. To root out spies and potential threats to the sanctity of this club one might have to give three names of opponents to either Ronda Rousey (heck, we might just ask if someone would leave the 'H' out of her name) or Demetrious Johnson. So we are clear here, these initial statements may have already excluded quite a few from the club. So be it.
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