Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

The CoreStrenght1 unit is an excellent tool for conditioning, especially in a mixed martial arts environment. Many fighters have used and recommend the CoreStrenght1 system as a training tool to prepare for upcoming bouts.

Ricky Lundell

UFC Strength and Conditioning Coach
CoreStrength1 Brand Ambassador

Coach Lundell has coached in the UFC for eight years. He ahas coached numerous UFC stars (both contenders and champions), including two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir, former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Forrest Griffin, former UFC Lightweight Champion Sean Sherk, former interim UFC Champion Carlos Condit, and current UFC title-contender Travis Browne. Lundell was also seen on the hit TV show, The Ultimate Fighter, during their 17th season coaching former Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon "Bones" Jones, as well as during the 18th season working with current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate.

During this time, two of his contendors, Chris Holdsworth and Julianna Pena won their respective TUF seasons, and with that, contracts into the UFC. Lundell's fighters have received prestegious awards, including: Fighter of the Year, Breakout Fighter of the Year,  Fight of the Year, Comeback of the year and Submission of the Year. 

Coach Lundell started Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training at six years of age, and was the youngest fighter to earn a black belt in BJJ in all of America at only 19 years old. He then continued on to become Team USA's youngest representative to win a Gold medal and lead Team USA to two consecutive FILA world team titles under the Olympic Commitee. Lundell wrestled division I at Iowa State University and, at 24 years of age, became the smallest competitor to become the King of Pankration, where he submitted the former World Champion (who also has a weight advantage of 115lbs.). Lundell completed his competitive career with an unmatched international record of 78-0, and a total black belt record of 152-5.