MMA does your lifestyle affect your MMA training?

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  1. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    I'm having a hard time making time for training with school and other extra curricular activities.

    Hopefully I will have more free time in the summer, but I think I will be stuck until about April.
     
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    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    I might actually switch colleges due to the fact that all the classes seem to be offered at night, and its making it hard to take a lot of classes, and train regularly at the samet ime.
     
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    from where to where?
     
  4. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    cal state dominguez hills to cal state LA

    depends if i get into the radiology program thingy at dominguez though, cus all those classes are during the day
     
  5. Sammo

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    medical imaging for the win
     
  6. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    yeah thats teh plan..
     
  7. Sammo

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    M.Sc?
     
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    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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  10. Sammo

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    the quote system has been broken!
     
  11. VulgarTheClown

    VulgarTheClown A child and a gun.....go together like apple pie a

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    I gave up my fraternity, former G/F's, alot of friends, group activities, partying to train. I wouldn't have it any other way.
     
  12. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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  13. Sammo

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    so no graduate degree then? just a bachelors of science in radiology is what you need?
     
  14. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    its a health science degree with an emphasis in radiology

    and you need to take some kind of test to be a certified radiological technician


    most rad techs dont even have bachelors degrees. it just makes you a lot more desirable.
     
  15. Sammo

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    cool, cool

    so you'd rather be a tech than do research or something along those lines?
     
  16. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    yeah i just want to have a comfortable stable job. i dont care too much about prestige. i just want to work and train. im sick of school.
     
  17. VulgarTheClown

    VulgarTheClown A child and a gun.....go together like apple pie a

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    OH and i lost like 85lbs cause of training.
     
  18. Little Erve

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    Not yet it doesn't.

    I'm only training two days a week and start an electrical apprenticeship next year. I think I'm going to have to make sure I don't loose too much weight :eek:

    Oh and I bought myself a new Gi today. $90 AUD :wiggle:
     
  19. Mejnoon

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    Not really. Right now my lifestyle allows me to train w/out it really causing me any problems. That may change in the future, and I hope I can deal with it and still train. We'll have to see.

    Oh and Vulgar, one of my teammates has a similar story. He told me when he started training he was 300lbs, smoked 2 packs a day and was on disability. Right now he's a solid 225-230, quit smoking, has a full time job and a 2-1 pro record. He literally credits training with saving his life.
     
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    Props:bigthumb:
     
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    As it stands right now, I'm going for a double major in Dietetics and Sports Medicine then I'm going for my Doctor of Physical Therapy.

    Hopefully with that knowledge I'll be able to repair my body after all the abuse it's getting.
     
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    I try to keep my lifestyle simple... I am a college student so I really only have to study, lift, and train bjj.
     
  23. Sylva

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    Nope, Training changes my life style not vice versa
     
  24. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    my training affects my everyday life more than my life affects training :dunno:
     
  25. d0nk3ypunch

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    Im quitting my job soon, one of the main reasons is because it effects my training.

    tonight I couldnt train because of working late... fuck that.
     

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