Why a Muay Thai Practitioner Needs to Take Mixed Martial Arts Supplements

10:27 PM Posted by: Toshi O. 0 comments

Whether or not a  mma fighter needs to take mixed martial arts supplements for preparation, for an actual brawl, or after the fight, mma supplements are in debate for some mma fighters. For me the answer is quite clear.

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

For the actual match, many Mixed martial artists are forced to weigh-in and come into the fight at a pre-determined weight class. In the larger mma brawl organizations, MMA fighters are given a 24-hour time period where a fighter weighs in and actually fights. This grace period allows a UFC Fighter to dehydrate before the weigh-in, and regain their water weight and mass to perform at peak conditions for the fight. MMA supplements exist to aid fighters in both the dehydration period, as well as the weight re-uptake. Thus, making it possible for a 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 post match schedules. Ironically, this is when a UFC Fighter is most vitamin deprived, and where the biggest 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 fighter generally consider themselves off the training regiment. Fighters are well known for putting on post-fight pounds in the event that another brawl is not lined up for them. MMA supplements would aid a fighter in both muscle and joint recovery, but also to stay readyfor the next match.

 


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