Calling All Fighters Why you Need toTake Mixed Martial Arts Supplements

5:18 PM Posted by: Toshi O. 0 comments

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

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

For the actual match, many fighters are forced to weigh-in and come into the bout at a pre-determined weight class. In the larger mma bout organizations, UFC Fighters are given a 24-hour time period where a MMA 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 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 Mixed martial artist to weigh into the fight at a much higher 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 UFC Fighter is most vitamin deprived, and where the biggest benefit could be obtained. During the preparation of the bout, UFC Fighters will often obsess about every calorie; protein and liquid that enters their body, but after the brawl has taken place, the MMA fighter generally consider themselves off the training regiment. UFC 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 maintain peak performance levels for the next match.

 


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