How to Train Like an MMA Fighter

Millions of people are watching when MMA fighters square off in the ring. Among these fans, many wonder how fighters prepare for competition.

Combat sports athletes are divided by weight classes, so the primary goal of their training program is to become as strong as possible without gaining too much weight. They aren't trying to add a lot of mass to their frame—they're trying to improve their relative strength. Bodyweight exercises are a great way to accomplish that.

Here are four bodyweight exercises many MMA fighters incorporate into their training.

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