Originally Posted by ero-sennin
I agree with that, but when a fighter is not in training camp if he's not doing some very light, technical training, then he's not making the most of his time IMO. Nothing heavy, just a bit of light shadow boxing, a bit of footwork, working on floor to ceiling bag to keep the hand-eye co-ordination sharp etc. I don't think this kind of stuff would take a lot out of them physically to cause burnout or anything, and when they start training camp they can start off sharp and get in the groove easier.
Totally agree mate. A bit of running, a couple of hours in the gym doing light work etc. wouldn't wear them out and would make the start of each training camp a lot easier.