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The Jon Jones Pool Workout


Apr. 28, 2014 Men's Fitness

As much as strength and power are essential attributes for any fighter, stamina is a big part of surviving five rounds in the Octagon. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones takes to the pool for much of us anaerobic work. “He loves the pool,” trainer Brandon Gibson said.

Because mixed martial arts incorporates explosive moments, many of Jones’ pool sessions include sprints with high-intensity. Before Jones’ match against Glover Teixeira this Saturday at UFC 172, Gibson gave Men’s Fitness a sample a typical-Jones pool workout.

Click below to see the whole workout.

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