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Nutritional Guidelines For MMA Fighters

Posted on 03 April 2011 by Tony Hackerott

MMA Fighters have a lot to think about when it comes to being the best at what they do.  They must treat their bodies as machines, well taken care of and provided with the best of everything in order to get maximum performance out of it.  That is why nutrition, and proper eating play a large roll in their failures or successes.  This article will highlight some areas and ways that athletes can make sure to gain the advantage over the competition.

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Eating Right For MMA

Posted on 03 April 2011 by Tony Hackerott

Whether you are an athlete, or just live a very active lifestyle, you certainly have different nutritional needs than someone who is not very active. If you want to be as healthy as you can while being active you need to know what foods you should be eating. Continue reading this article to learn the basics about eating right for an active lifestyle.

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MMA Diet and Nutrition: Carbohydrates

Posted on 18 February 2011 by Tony Hackerott

There is always talk about “good” and “bad” carbs. It’s an overly simplistic approach, but can certainly be a helpful foundation for the fighter looking to make healthier food choices.

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What Is The Best Diet For MMA?

Posted on 29 September 2010 by Tony Hackerott

Becoming a great martial artist is about far more than just packing a great punch. Just ask Kimbo Slice. Becoming a true champion in the octagon takes dedication to training and learning techniques, building strength and developing an elite level of conditioning as well as strategy. However a huge part of the equation is diet. Without the right diet you will find it much more difficult to achieve and realize results from your gym workouts and cardio.

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MMA and Human Physiology, Part 3

Posted on 22 April 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Here is the building block that everyone seems to think is the enemy. Yes, it is true if you eat too much fat, you will get fat. What everyone must remember, though, is that fat is essential in our diet for insulation, our cell membranes, our nerve conduction, and it is an important energy source, as well. Just as with all of the other building blocks, without fat, you are going to die.

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MMA and Human Physiology, Part 2

Posted on 19 April 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Here is the first part: MMA and Human Physiology, Part 1

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MMA and Human Physiology, Part 1

Posted on 15 April 2009 by Tony Hackerott

I feel that physiology is the most important “ology” an athlete in mixed martial arts can know. I am talking about human physiology, which can be defined as the science of the functions of the human body and the chemical and physical processes involved. The better you understand how the body works, the better able you are going to be to train and feed it.

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Human Physiology in Mixed Martial Arts (Part 1 of 3)

Posted on 06 January 2009 by Tony Hackerott

The MMA Zone has put together a series focusing on science of physiology in mixed martial arts.  We start here with the building blocks of mma physiology that you can use in your MMA training.

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