Why a Muay Thai Practitioner Needs To Take MMA Supplements

10:39 AM Posted by: Toshi O. 0 comments

First off, there arent really any supplements directed toward Muay Thai fighters, but the best mma supplements might actually work.

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

Fight training involves a Mixed martial artist that will be involved in a bout training camp and will be going through a very regimented routine to condition their body and mind for a match. 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 fighter's regiment. Some mma vitamins will help with muscle and joint recovery, while others will be used for increasing VO2 and VO-max.

For the actual match, many UFC Fighters are required to weigh-in and come into the bout at a pre-determined weight class. In the larger mma bout organizations, MMA fighters are given a 24-hour time period where a MMA 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 optimal conditions for the fight. MMA supplements exist to assist 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 bout at a much heavier weight than originally determined, giving the fighter a competitive advantage.

MMA supplements, while very often used during the preparations of a match, are often neglected for after bout schedules. Ironically, this is when a MMA fighter is most nutrient deprived, and where the largest 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 fighter generally consider themselves off the conditioning schedule. Mixed martial artists 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 focus for the next fight.

 


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