Calvin Pace Turns to MMA

Calvin Pace will turn to an interesting training method during his suspension.

During his upcoming four-week suspension for taking a banned substance, Jets linebacker Calvin Pace will turn to Mixed Martial Arts training to keep him NFL-ready.

It's an approach to working out that more and more athletes from other sports are taking up because of the physical nature of the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) training and the cardiovascular benefits.

Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart engaged in the man-on-man training regimen this past offseason to get physically and mentally stronger and NBA great Shaquille O'Neal has been involved in it for the past few years.

''Anybody can go out and run a mile, but I need something specific to actual game work or practice work,'' Pace told The Star-Ledger. ''That way you can stay in game shape.

It's good to see him come up with an idea like this that at least keeps him doing physical work with contact, but nothing aside from games really keeps you in game shape.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Gang Green Nation

You must be a member of Gang Green Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Gang Green Nation. You should read them.

Join Gang Green Nation

You must be a member of Gang Green Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Gang Green Nation. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker