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How to Get Your Ass Kicked

A few weeks ago I decided to sign up to my first Brazilian Jujitsu competition in Italy. After transforming my body a few years back I wanted to put my strength to use. Everybody told me sparring in the gym pales in comparison to the intensity of real competition, and I wanted to test myself. “Everybody […]

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How to Choose a Martial Art in 3 Steps

Last January, one of my new year’s resolutions was to get punched in the face. Well, I’ve finally started doing MMA (mixed martial arts). Taking up a fighting seemed a natural progression from a year of lifting. In New York you can do almost every major style there is, so I did a lot of research. The costs […]

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6 Month Gym Results (with pics)

Six months ago, I wrote a post about why I decided to join the gym and promised I’d update you on my progress. And twelve weeks ago, I gave my first update. Now it’s time for my second! My rate of progress plateaued in some areas during this period, but I expected that. Nonetheless, I’m now […]

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