MMA Supplements: Calling All Fighters Why you Must Take MMA Supplements

8:13 PM Posted by: Toshi O. 0 comments

Whether or not a PrideFC Fighter needs to take mma supplements for preparation, for an actual match, or after the match, mma vitamins are in debate for some mma fighters. For me the answer is quite clear.

Fight prep involves a Mixed martial artist that will be involved in a fight training camp and will be going through a very strict schedule to condition their body and mind for a brawl. These pre-match conditioning camps usually last about four weeks and will involve much trauma and injury to the UFC Fighter’s body. MMA supplements can help here. While many mma vitamins are made, each has a unique ability tailored to a certain MMA fighter's regiment. Some mixed martial arts supplements will aid with muscle and joint recovery, while others will be used for increasing VO2 and VO-max.

For the actual brawl, many MMA fighters are forced to weigh-in and come into the fight at a pre-determined weight class. In the larger mma fight organizations, UFC Fighters are given a 24-hour time period where a UFC Fighter weighs in and actually fights. This grace period allows a Mixed martial artist to dehydrate before the weigh-in, and regain their water weight and mass to perform at the best conditions for the fight. MMA supplements exist to aid UFC Fighters in both the dehydration period, as well as the weight re-uptake. Thus, making it possible for a UFC Fighter to weigh into the brawl at a much heavier weight than originally determined, giving the fighter a big advantage.

MMA supplements, while very often used during the preparations of a match, are often neglected for after brawl regiments. Ironically, this is when a MMA fighter is most vitamin deprived, and where the largest benefit could be obtained. During the preparation of the match, fighters will often obsess about every calorie; protein and liquid that enters their body, but after the match has taken place, the Mixed martial artist generally consider themselves off the conditioning schedule. MMA fighters are well known for putting on post-fight pounds in the event that another bout is not lined up for them. MMA supplements would aid a fighter in both muscle and joint recovery, but also to maintain disciplinefor the next bout.

 


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