Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Varner attended Deer Valley High School where he competed in wrestling. At Deer Valley, Varner was a two-time Regional Champion and a State Runner Up and went on to compete at Pima Community College where he was a two-time National Qualifier and a National Runner Up, in addition to being an NJCAA All-American and a two-time Academic All-American. Varner then earned a full scholarship to continue competing at Lock Haven University and also competed in boxing winning an NCBA (National College Boxing Association) Championship.
Jamie went on to have a successful career as a fighter in the UFC holding a record of 21-11 and the longest reigning WEC champion in UFC history. Jamie Varner now is giving back some of his great fitness tips that helped him become a successful fighter in the UFC.
Carbohydrates should be the primary food source in every athlete’s meal. Some people can eat a large meal shortly before and not having any problems, others struggle with indigestion, nausea, or stomach discomfort. The goal is to enhance stamina and endurance without stomach discomfort. This is achieved by trying different foods, different times, and evaluating … Continue reading Diet Training
Successfully managing your weight comes down to a simple equation: If you eat more calories than you burn, you gain weight. And if you eat fewer calories than you burn, you lose weight. Sounds easy, right? Then why is losing weight so hard? Well for one, weight loss isn’t a linear event over time. When … Continue reading Losing Weight