Having a stronger, better-conditioned body will boost your performance regardless of which martial arts style you practice — and MMA fighters serve as a template for optimal conditioning. Learn how they eat and train so YOU can get fit to fight!

Having a stronger, better-conditioned body will boost your performance regardless of which martial arts style you practice. That’s why it makes sense to look at MMA fighters — who are some of the best-conditioned athletes on the planet — for ways to help you enhance your physical output. In this new FREE Guide from BlackBeltMag.com — The MMA Diet: How to Fuel Your Tank for Better Execution of MMA Techniques and Self-Defense Moves — full-time MMA conditioning and fighting coach Morné Swanepoel shows you:


  • a five-week plan to cleansing your body for peak performance
  • how MMA fighters' training programs bolster endurance, explosiveness and power
  • how activity timing factors into the type of diet and exercises best suited for conditioning
  • how knowing your specific training goals can shape a sustainable diet and exercise
  • how having the will to win doesn’t mean a thing if you don’t have the will to prepare
  • how different training environments stress the body
  • how activity variety stimulates different parts of your physique
  • why it’s important to always think “full body” in terms of conditioning
  • recommended reading, including a look at Frank Mir's MMA diet plan
… and MUCH MORE!
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