Check out some of these great training ideas for the best cardio exercises and best cardio workouts that you can do to improve your stamina, endurance and overall conditioning for mixed martial arts training!
In MMA and other combat sports cardio conditioning is the determining factor for whether you win or lose your fight. Don't lose a fight because you get tired!!!
When most people first begin MMA or martial arts they tend to focus just on the strength building portion of conditioning and neglect the cardio aspect of it all... BIG mistake.
Cardio will ultimately get you further than strength will.
Doing cardio workouts for MMA will help you push through mental walls you'll eventually hit when your in competition or training. Even ask UFC strength and conditioning coach Eric Wong. about the importance of cardio conditioning for MMA.
Here are a few free cardio workout plans that will get you thinking of different types of MMA workouts you can dip into. Not to mention there will be plenty of more to come!
Keep in mind that the best MMA cardio workouts are the ones that you'll actually do! So keep in mind when choosing between a few of the cardio exercises or workout routines, make sure your choosing the ones that excite you and make you want to get up off your lazy ass and actually workout!
Make sure you keep some kind of
training log or workout log
when you do any kind of training whether its for MMA or just in general. I personally keep a detailed training journal because I like organizing my thoughts and seeing my progression.
Keep in mind that all of these free workout routines and cardio conditioning workouts for MMA are great to increase your endurance and stamina, but nothing can be substituted for drilling, sparring and actual time in the cage or on the mat.
Work your ass off and you'll see results, but don't expect just because you looked over these workouts it makes puts you in better shape... because it doesn't. Put what you know and what you've learned to use. Stop reading about all these workouts and not doing them - get your ass to the gym and get started NOW.