Here are your Lazy Sunday Links:
- Jon Fitch‘s new diet raised a lot of questions leading up to his match at UFC 127, but it’s not like he was the first vegetarian to ever step into the cage. Dave Meltzer looks at the growing number of animal-friendly MMA fighters. [Yahoo! Sports]
- A documentary about Canadians Georges St. Pierre and David Loiseau called The Striking Truth made its Toronto debut this week. Maclean’s profiles director Steven J. Wong and gets the behind-the-scenes scoop. [Maclean’s]
- Ever complain about your age? Your knees bother you when it rains? Can’t keep up with the kids in your Muay Thai class? Meh. Bob Keller is almost 80 years-old and still biking, swimming, running, and generally making all of us look really lazy and whiny. [Fanhouse]
- Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon shared some wonderful photos of her brother, the late Brandon Lee, to celebrate his 46th birthday this February. Check out her post for some sweet, candid shots, including one of the siblings hanging out with a young Diana Inosanto, daughter of Guro Dan Inosanto. RIP Brandon, and happy birthday. [BruceLee.com]
- Because of its physical nature, learning yoga requires students to have a certain level of trust in their instructor, and demands that teachers are responsible and open. The same goes for combat sports. The New York Times looks at how things can get ‘touchy’ on both sides of the trust barrier. [The New York Times]
- More people are adopting professional training techniques to achieve their physical fitness goals. But should we also be looking at the mental exercises top-shelf athletes undergo to reach their high performance levels? Here are some ways to train your brain as hard as you train your body — they may be the key to unlocking your potential. [Outside Magazine]
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