When you’re 6’11” and competing in a division full of powerhouses, as UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is, there’s no question it’s important to have your strength and conditioning on point to deal with opponents who can pack on a ton of muscle without worrying about height getting in the way. The 24-year old Dutchman will have a chance to test how high his levels of each are at this Saturday night when he takes on heavy-handed hulk Lavar Johnson at UFC 146.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, Struve breaks down his strength/conditioning routine and attitude about fitness in general.