I love learning. “Once you stop learning you starting dying” – Einstein. Learning comes in all shapes and sizes…workshops, books, online, DVDs, etc.
I’ve been MIA lately with my posts due to lots going on these past couple weeks. One event that put me out (literally) for a bit was hip surgery that I had nearly 2 weeks ago. I’ve had my shares of sprains, strains, minor breaks, etc., but never anything that required surgery.
If you have ever trained MMA athletes, or you are one yourself, then you know how challenging the “grind” is. Hitting 2-a-days for 5 days every week is a brutal schedule and it takes a toll, both physically and mentally.
I had the privilege of meeting Bellator athlete Michael Chandler early last year while I was out in Las Vegas for the filming of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ show. At the time, Chandler was training out there preparing for an upcoming fight. He started working with the Alliance fight team that was out there for 3 months and it […]
I’ve been reading a lot this year and finished up “Engineering The Alpha” last week which was written by Adam Bornstein and John Romaniello. I’ve followed both of these fitness-industry leaders for some time via social media so I was looking forward to getting into this one.
Earlier this month I presented my “Fit Like A Fighter” workshop at Alliance Training Center here in San Diego. We had an awesome group of strength coaches, personal trainers, and even professional athletes.
I’m a proponent of healthy eating. I encourage my clients and athletes to eat well and I practice what I preach on a daily basis. I even prepare meals for a number of my professional MMA athletes (DB’s Meals on Wheels). Most people don’t know that I worked in the restaurant business for a number […]
During my 3-month stint in Las Vegas for the “Ultimate Fighter Live” TV show, one of my primary responsibilities was to monitor the nutrition of UFC champion Dominick Cruz. We lived in a condo together so I bought and cooked all the food in the house.