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UFC Champion Diet
Diets are very important for
athletes, especially in high
performance sports such as martial arts. Conor McGregor, a UFC champion and
wrestler assures that he must be very careful when eating, as his weight loss
or gain can influence his performance as a fighter.
lost by a hair in the octagon and his trainer admitted that it was his diet
that caused the fighter to lose weight, which
affected him in his fight. However, McGregor has managed to recover from this
and ensures that he has been eating well. Conor is on a diet of 1600 daily
calories. For a person who does a lot of physical intense exercise, this seems
little, however it has gone well with consuming this amount. Conor has a diet
of 5 daily meals consisting of 27% meat and the remaining percentage divided
between carbohydrates, grains, fruits, and
His day begins with bananas, chocolate, and an orange, before eating three sweet
potatoes as a mid-morning snack. At lunch, he varies menu with prawns, egg, and smoked salmon with a leek, parsley, and milk sauce with almonds, walnuts, and herbs. It does not sound so bad for only
1600 calories. Around 4 pm, the fighter can eat a simple protein bar, before
eating a rib roast of Irish beef with carrot puree and caramelized sauce.
Conor assures that he is always eating well; you will
never see him consuming energy drinks. He always tries to maintain a healthy
diet because otherwise, it
could affect his weight and this could cause you more defeats in his career.
Food is always important when playing sports.
Sometimes athletes, including McGregor, have had to cut certain foods because
they could affect their performance in a negative way. The goal of a diet is to
maintain a balance between what you should eat and what you should not. For
these fighters, it is important the
amount of calories, however each body is different and do not always need the same amount of all
Conor also uses vitamin and protein supplements that
compensate for any lack of food or nutrition that may be in his body. have become a routine and have
done very well with this type of food. Depending on how long between fights, he
might cut a few things. You're not going to get Conor eating a lot of
high-calorie foods. He only eats good, quality foods, likes to stay hydrated, and drinks a lot of coconut water.
The diet, as well as that of several MMA fighters, is based on foods that promote the rapid feeding of muscle fibers as
they must be in constant recovery. Carbohydrates, proteins, essential fats,
vitamins, and minerals are
fundamental to the fighter. The quantities of each food can vary the state in
which it is. If you have a fight, it is
advisable to maintain a proper weight since if you suffer a loss of weight it
could be disadvantaged and you could repeat what happened to Conor when he lost the fight.
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