There’s been a lot of discussion on social media about Conor McGregor’s cardio (or lack of cardio conditioning) against Floyd Mayweather – and reflection on the importance of a strong aerobic base in any fighters training program.

These discussions are useful. Aerobic capacity and aerobic power are two foundation qualities that any fighter must have, and should be the bedrock of a strength and conditioning program. Watch the video to learn the difference between them, and how to train for each.

“Too many fighters are training for aerobic power before they have enough aerobic capacity, and that’s getting the cart before the horse. It’s bad programming.”

PLANNING MUAY THAI CARDIO – PART 1


Don Heatrick BSc. (Hons) Level 4 Strength & Conditioning Coach, Muay Thai Coach

Don Heatrick
Founder of Heatrick Strength and Conditioning
Don Heatrick is a family man from the UK, former mechanical design engineer, European Muay Thai silver medallist, former pro Thai boxer (ranked 4th in UK while aged 40-years), and the go-to expert on Muay Thai strength and conditioning with over 25 years of coaching experience.
His mission is to take the sport of Muay Thai to the next level and build the next generation of complete fighters. This means helping you (or your fighters) reach the top of the sport, and one day become champions.
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