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A Vegan Diet for Mixed Martial Arts?

#1 Postby socalfusions » Tue Apr 06, 2010 3:11 am

This subject has been on my mind daily for a long time now, I've really not seen a lot of talk about it which is why I decided to make this thread. In a sport like MMA it would appear you'd want every advantage you could get and a highly alkaline vegan diet seems like it would be superior to an acidic omnivorous diet where most mmartists get their protein from animal products.

Off the top of my head I would say you'd have stronger and healthier skin which would prevent cuts, you'd have a faster recovery time, more endurance and stronger bones from the diet being very alkaline, more bloodflow to your vital organs from cholesterol free foods, ability to control your weight easier from much cleaner foods and an overall better sense of well being.

I'd love to hear everyone else's facts, thoughts and beliefs towards this subject as there are only a handful of vegan mmartists professionally fighting and I believe as the sport evolves so will the diets of those participating.

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Re: A Vegan Diet for Mixed Martial Arts?

#2 Postby Cold Fission » Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:08 am

Proberly because there is only a hand full of vegans in the earths population.Many fighters are changing their diet's.That Jon Fitch video i posted is an example.Also Ben Saunders becoming a vegan.
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