Category | Diet & Nutrition

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Can MMA Fighters Benefit From MCT Oil?

Posted on 28 June 2013 by Tony Hackerott

One of my favorite Podcasts (very explicit adult language and topics, only for adults) out there on various topics (all over the board) including MMA is Joe Rogan’s Podcast titled ‘The Joe Rogan Experience‘. One thing that Joe has mentioned several times is his love of BulletProof coffee in combination with MCT oil and grass fed butter. Along with this there has been an explosion of media companies covering MCT oil and BulletProof coffee like the Today’s Show.

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Dietary Supplements: 3 Critical Elements To Boost Any MMA Diet

Posted on 04 April 2013 by MMA Zone Staff

In the health-conscious modern world, consumers have easier access than ever before to information about their bodies and dietary supplements. This has led to a widespread movement towards self-improvement in health matters, especially when it comes to dietary supplements. The rise of the Internet has made it simple to research any given illness, drug or supplement in minutes, and it is now considered completely normal to take a selection of non prescribed pills with your breakfast.

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Brain Power + Nutrition Power = MMA Fighting Power

Posted on 10 January 2013 by Tony Hackerott

Written by: Leah Del Rosario

Your Sexiest, Most Powerful Weapon

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MMA Nutrition Gurus

Posted on 11 June 2012 by Jillian Bullock

Many MMA fighters, professional and amateur, spend hours in the gym working on cardio and endurance conditioning, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, and weight training. They often wonder why their performance level doesn’t improve or why they can’t drop weight. It may have a lot to do with their MMA nutrition & diet.

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Protein Powder & MMA: How Much Do You Really Need?

Posted on 24 March 2012 by Tony Hackerott

Elite athletes are always looking to get a leg up on their competition and one way they do so is with the use of supplements, either performance enhancing or muscle development. Not all supplements are bad or banned by the athletic commissions. Whey protein powder is a pretty common supplement that helps build muscle, makes a great recovery drink, and is legal to use for competition. While it is a great product to use when you are training it is quite easy to get carried away and consume more protein than your body needs or can handle. If you choose to add whey protein powder to your routine then make sure you know both the benefits and pitfalls as well as know just how much your body needs.

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Key Factors In Proper Nutrition For MMA Fighters

Posted on 02 November 2011 by Jillian Bullock

By Jillian Bullock

There’s no denying that mixed martial arts fighters, males and females, are some of the toughest athletes in the world. When they prepare for a match it’s like they are going to war. To match the intensity their body will have to endure to prepare for a fight most MMA practitioners also realize that nutrition is a vital part of their training process and proper foods, along with vitamins and supplements, will help repair muscles, strengthen joints, reduce injuries and illness, and help them with recovery.

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The Paleo Diet: MMA Meal Planning

Posted on 26 September 2011 by Tony Hackerott

Guest Post From: Sean Kennedy

In order to be the best, you have to beat the best. This old adage has a lot of truth to it, but the truth is: in order to be the best, you have to train better than the best. The only way to train to your full potential is by eating right. You need to have a diet that is lean, healthy, and will allow you to compete successfully. MMA fighting is a very competitive sport, so anyone who hopes to succeed will need to have a diet that gives that person a fighting edge.

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Peak Performance And MMA Nutrition

Posted on 22 July 2011 by Tony Hackerott

Over at Yahoo sports Maggie Hendricks has written a great article on MMA nutrition, peak performance and Mike Dolce.

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What is the Paleo Diet?

Posted on 20 July 2011 by Tony Hackerott

The Paleo Diet has hit the MMA scene and exploded but there are still a lot of us out here that don’t understand exactly what it is.  So, we looked around and found some information about this hot diet and how someone can apply it to their lifestyle.

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To Eat Meat Or Not To Eat Meat… You Know the Rest.

Posted on 15 July 2011 by Tony Hackerott

Can you believe in the ‘Hard Nosed’ sport of Mixed Martial Arts there are actually some fighters that don’t tear into the flesh of animals for their diet.  When you think of the best fighters in the world you image them sitting around a table filled with steak, lamb, potatoes, and beer but that just isn’t the case.  There are actually fighters who don’t partake of meat while at the dinner table.  Some of the more notable and  ‘out of the closet’ MMA Fighers that are Vegans are:

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