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21 March 2013

Myths And Facts About Body Mass Index - How Reliable BMI Really Is?

Category: Training

Guest article by Rosi Sexton.What is BMI?Body mass index, or BMI, is a measurement that is sometimes used to determine what a person’s “ideal weight” should be. It is defined as the individual’s body mass (in kilograms) divided by the square of their height (in metres). For example, at 60kgs, I have a body mass index of 60 / (1.62 x 1.62) = 22.86 The wrong and the right use of BMIBMI is often misunderstood. ...

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10 March 2013

Female Boxing In Olympics - MMA and Prejudice

Category: Training

Female boxing as well as professional female fighting has endured a lot of prejudice throughout the years from men and the authorities within the fighting industry. Here we look at some examples of these unwarranted acts of prejudice which are based more on one-sided views about the sport and not scientific and factual research.

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04 March 2013

Rest and Recovery

Category: Training

Guest article by Rosi Sexton.

Training doesn't make you better. What?!?
Really - think about it. How do you feel immediately after your hardest mma training session? Fitter? Stronger? Ready to go?  

Really - think about it. How do you feel immediately after your hardest mma training session? Fitter? Stronger? Ready to go? 

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21 February 2013

Salt - What's the Big Deal About It?

Category: Diet

Guest article by Rosi Sexton. There's a lot of confusion about salt. It's an essential nutrient, yet we hear frequent advice to lower our salt intake. A little salt is essential for the cells in your body to function properly, but too much can lead to excessive water retention and - in some people - can contribute to high blood pressure and various illnesses. 

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