MMA training is intense and tough which makes it a great fitness workout. Pushing your body limits in MMA is much greater than other sports. Whether you are training MMA for fitness, self-defense, or to fight on the big cameras the intensity of MMA training will bring and keep your body in shape. But this martial art is more than just a workout to keep your body in shape. Following are the benefits of MMA on our body, mind and how it affects us, not in any particular order though.