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Forum: CrossPit 01-06-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,177
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Vitor Belfort Trains out of CrossFit Balboa

A 21 - 5 - 0 record with most of his big losses coming from fights outside of his weight class, fights in the UFC, IFL, Bodog and Affliction, founding one of the best MMA gyms in the world isn't...
Forum: CrossPit 01-05-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,177
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Vitor Belfort Trains out of CrossFit Balboa

:rolleyes: Lindland was dropped from the UFC in 2005 because of a debate over a sponsor t-shirt he wore.

Matt looks great right now, mentally and physically. There's some fun training videos of...
Forum: CrossPit 01-21-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,955
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: BJJ first timer

If size didn't matter there wouldn't be weight classes in competition. That said, as you get more skilled it will become less and less of a factor. In some ways being small is an advantage in that...
Forum: CrossPit 01-07-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,200
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: IFL Grand Prix

Link to video as work/family safe as MMA fights can be:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9YqeW4j4PM&feature=user

Awesome stuff. The winner is my coach, so I might be a bit biased :)
Forum: CrossPit 12-06-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,685
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Starting MMA

David is 100% correct. Chances are there will be several people your size or smaller to train with. Even if there isn't, do it anyways. I fight at 105lbs, the next smallest person I train with is...
Forum: CrossPit 11-29-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,285
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Fight Blog

Way cool, Amanda, thanks for the link. Do you ever worry that keeping such a detailed training blog could give your opponent an advantage?

Have you fought since your win over Hitomi in St....
Forum: CrossPit 11-29-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 29,133
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Why MMA/KM?

Buying a handgun or mace without learning how to use it properly and consistently practicing with it is more dangerous than not having a weapon IMHO. Not to mention one needs to be very aware of...
Forum: CrossPit 11-11-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,153
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Fighters roll call

Trained in various martial arts since I was a teenager and hold various belts/sashes in aikido, shotokan karate and poekoelan. I started getting the itch to compete and was sucked into MMA by the...
Forum: CrossPit 10-31-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,277
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Forum: CrossPit 10-04-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,917
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Discovery Channel: Last One Standing!

Agreed, I wish they'd cast a wrestler, but all in all a very good show. Can't wait for the rest of the season to air.
Forum: CrossPit 09-24-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,278
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Ufc 76

+1

Out of all the fighters I've met he is hands down the nicest, most down-to-earth guy. His standup looked great and he seemed to do a good job of falling into Chuck's vicious...
Forum: Fitness 09-06-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,934
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: Rossboxing.com and infinite intensity

I have and love Infinite Intensity. I'll throw in one of his workouts mixed with regular CrossFitting and MMA practice every once in a while to keep things interesting. Well worth the $$.
Forum: CrossPit 09-06-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,617
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Re: 2 UFC 74 fights...

He did well at the U.S. Grappling World Team Trials a few months ago. A friend of mine competed against him, said he was strong. Wonder what happened . . .

And Huerta using the video monitor to...
Forum: Nutrition 08-13-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,520
Posted By Ellen Stenard
A lot of the guys I train MMA with swear by it. ...

A lot of the guys I train MMA with swear by it. Be curious to hear other's reviews.
Forum: CrossPit 08-13-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,712
Posted By Ellen Stenard
I agree, take time and let it heal, then make the...

I agree, take time and let it heal, then make the decision. Plenty of guys have gone on to fight after doctors and coaches told them they were done. My friend Nate (Quarry) is returning to the...
Forum: Nutrition 07-23-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,376
Posted By Ellen Stenard
You might check out Stu Mittleman's book, Slow...

You might check out Stu Mittleman's book, Slow Burn. He's a believer in The Zone for distance running and anti carb loading.
Forum: CrossPit 05-07-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,548
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Nice work, Fiona! Wow, Mega-Megu lost! Hope I...

Nice work, Fiona!
Wow, Mega-Megu lost! Hope I can see these fights soon.
Forum: CrossPit 03-26-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Great interview. I'm excited to see her fight in...

Great interview. I'm excited to see her fight in April, I'll be in St. Petersburg for her next match!
Forum: CrossPit 02-26-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,789
Posted By Ellen Stenard
He guest instructed a grappling class I attended...

He guest instructed a grappling class I attended a few weeks ago and looked seriously ripped!

I loved him trying to explain during the post-fight interview that he didn't have his teeth in.
Forum: CrossPit 02-26-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,789
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Awesome photos, Becca. So jealous! What a...

Awesome photos, Becca. So jealous!

What a great night of fights. I don't think it's quite sunk in with the average fight fan just how monumental Henderson's accomplishment is.
Forum: CrossPit 02-13-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,205
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Modafferi is awesome, great fighter, super...

Modafferi is awesome, great fighter, super friendly and cool too. If you haven't seen the youtube clips of her fight vs Jen Howe, I highly recommend it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFnB-PMrTOw...
Forum: CrossPit 12-11-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,939
Posted By Ellen Stenard
http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251...

http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=2244167n

I was pleasantly surprized. Well done, 60 Minutes.
Forum: CrossPit 08-22-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,104
Posted By Ellen Stenard
Gary: Often the holding factor in this relaxation...

Gary: Often the holding factor in this relaxation is the lower back, so work on relaxing it during the punches.

This is something I know I need to work on. Any suggestions for techniques for...
Forum: CrossPit 08-10-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,040
Posted By Ellen Stenard
I don't teach, just train here: www.tqfc.com...

I don't teach, just train here: www.tqfc.com (http://www.tqfc.com)
If you're interested, there's a mini-camp coming up in September that's open for anyone to attend. It's a three day seminar, I...
Forum: CrossPit 08-10-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,040
Posted By Ellen Stenard
I think the guys from Team Chaos train out of the...

I think the guys from Team Chaos train out of the Salem Gold's Gym: www.teamchaosmma.com (http://www.teamchaosmma.com)
I don't know much about them other than they get a lot of guys onto fight...
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