It seems lately that I have been on a roll with MMA style workouts. Maybe it is the fact that these men train for what could be the ultimate test of strength man vs. man in a no holds bar battle where you win by knockout or submission and nobody likes the fight to go to a judges decision. At the end we have a victor and at least for that moment he was the strongest man.
Chuck The Iceman Liddell is a legend in the MMA world and in his prime was regarded as one of the best UFC fighters in the game. If you are interested in becoming the strongest man in combat sports then you may want to take a page from Chuck's workout routine and incorporate it into your own.
Kevin Nee is the youngest man to ever have what it takes to be a competitor in the World's Strongest Man championship. Born August 21 1985 Kevin Nee is also the youngest man to ever make it to the strongman finals. Kevin Nee has competed in three of the World's Strongest Man championships.
The following workout routine includes a good mixture of both strength training and endurance training which is critical for anyone who is wants to compete in MMA. Strength is great but you will also need to maintain a high level of explosiveness throughout the fight.
In this video below you will see UFC tough guy Frank Mir talk about guns and knives. It is important to remember that even though you may be the strongest man you need to understand how to handle a firearm because the most dangerous situation you can encounter is one in which you are out gunned.
Below is a variation to the caveman training routine used by those in the MMA. This variation has a military feel to it with wall climbing, body backwards drags, and sledge hammer crawls. The idea behind any alternative training technique is to use your imagination to keep your muscles in a constant state of shock. With this workout you should gain strength, stamina, and endurance.
The story of Frank Mir's recovery is an inspiring one, showing that with hard work and determination even a devastating injury can not hold back a strong man. Mir later returned to the UFC and after an upset to Márcio Cruz a relative newcomer he fought back to defeat Brock Lesnar in Lesnars UFC debut.
Fedor is considered by many to be the greatest MMA fighter in the world. Though Fedor may not throw up as much weight as Scot Mendelson, or Ryan Kennelly on the bench but I would put my money on him in the cage.
Derek Poundstone was born on September 28, 1981. He is 6'1" , 315 lbs and is an American professional strongman athlete from Waterbury, Connecticut. Derek Poundstone won the America's Strongest Man contest in 2007. Derek Poundstone is also a Police Officer for the Naugatuck, Connecticut Police Department.
If you believe that you have what it takes to play football at a professional level then this is where you prove it to the people who matter. Here at the strongest man we would like to present you with the 6 major drills that you will need to excel at to impress the judges.