Author Archives: Funk Roberts

Explosive MMA Metabolic Workout

Explosive MMA Workout Round 1 Perform each exercise for 60 seconds of work followed by 30 seconds rest one after the other for 3 straight rounds Hurdle Jumps (continuous) add 3 burpees for a challenge Jumping Pull Ups or Pull Up Burpees Side-to-Side Explosive Med Ball Push Ups Round 2 Perform each exercise for 60…

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4 Benefits of Kettlebell Training for MMA and Combat Fighters

Kettlebells can be a wonderful tool for any combat fighter to use if they want to get strong, powerful, explosive and shredded. Kettlebell Expert and Trainer Chris Lopez SFG2, RKC gives us his top 4 benefits of Kettlebell Training for all MMA, Martial Arts and Combat Fighters 1) The ability to absorb force. If you…

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Kettlebell Strength Workout (Video)-MxT Method:

The MxT Method: Maximum Tension For Maximum Strength Chris Lopez, StrongFirst Girya Level 2 (SFG2) Certified Turbulence Trainer Author, The TT Kettlebell Evolution As much as I’d like to say that Maximum Tension (MxT) is a cutting edge new technique, I’d be lying. It’s a technique that has been around for centuries and one that…

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3 Top Reasons Every Fighter Should Train With Kettlebells ( Workout Video Inside)

Looking for an excellent way to finish off your workout routine and achieve a maximum state of fatigue that will lend to optimal results? Look no further than my kettlebell finishers. Kettlebell training has become incredibly popular over the last few years and for good reason: it works. More and more people are jumping on…

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25 Best Kettlebell Exercises for MMA, Martial Arts and Combat Fighters

In this kettlebell video Funk shows you the best kettlebell exercises for MMA, Muay Thai, BJJ, Wrestling, Boxing, Kickboxing, Judo, Taekwondo, Karate and Martial Arts 1. 2-Arm Kettlebell Swings 2. Double Kettlebell Swings 3. Suitcase Swings 4. 1.5 Stance Swings – Jason C Brown 5. One Arm Cleans 6. Double Cleans 7. Gorilla Cleans 8.…

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Two Barbell Complexes To Increase Strength, Cardio and Burn Fat (2 Videos)

Why Use Barbell Complexes These workouts are my Barbell “777” Complex and consists of 7 exercises that you perform 7 reps each for 7 sets. You rest 2-3 minutes in between sets. You can actually use a lighter weight and try to get through all 7 sets without stopping but that’s KILLER BEAST MODE! Use…

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Build Power and Strength with the “Beastly” Workout

Build Explosive Power and Incredible Strength Fast with this workout. As an athlete building overall power and strength is essential for peak performance. For others getting stronger quickly is always a top priority. This workout is the perfect solution to building “BEAST-LIKE” strength Today’s training is a Strength and Power workout that you can do…

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Leg Workout and The Importance of Leg Training for Martial Arts Athletes (Video)

As much as I love my interval circuits, plyometrics, sprints and explosive plyometrics for conditioning, for the MMA and Martial Arts fighter, pure strength workouts need to be an essential part of your overall training in order to help you be a well-rounded athlete. When it comes to leg training, if you are like most…

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10 Best Strength Building Exercises for Fighters (Video)

As a combat fighter in MMA, Muay Thai, BJJ, Wrestling, Judo, Sambo, Boxing, Kickboxing, Karate, Taekwondo and other martial arts, strength is the container from which all other physical qualities or training goals can be added. If your goal is hypertrophy – the stronger you are the more weight you’ll be able to lift, the…

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UFC Bodyweight Workouts

It’s always a pleasure to have the ability to train UFC fighters and while I was in Thailand I had the chance to train a few. One fighter who was extremely receptive to my workouts was UFC Lightweight Nick Hein from Germany. When a fighter is eager to learn, motivated to improving his/her strength and…

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