MMA Meets Strongman as UFC Vet Emil Meek Trains Like a Viking

Emil Meek is a true viking.

Training for mixed martial arts can be a grueling, complicated endeavor. It takes tremendous grit, patience, heart, and determination to improve.

Say one thing for MMA athletes, say that they push the limits of physical exertion.

Preparing for an MMA match requires more than just game planning. Blood, sweat, and tears will be shed as an athlete preps his mind and body for the challenge to come. As part of that preparation an MMA athlete must undergo a strength and conditioning program.

No stranger to pushing his body to the limit, UFC veteran Emil Meek has done his fair share of grueling training. Strength and conditioning was among the many preparation tools Emil Meek utilized to compete at the highest levels of the sport.

Now it seems that the UFC vet is dipping his toes into a new arena. Recently Emil Meek underwent some intense strongman style training at his gym Borgeskogen Treningssenter.

What do you think of Emil Meek utilizing strongman training to improve his gains?

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Managing Editor at Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.

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Jonathan Salmon
Managing editor of Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. He has been writing about bodybuilding, combat sports, and strength sports for over 8 years. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.