What to eat before a fight?

Best diet for a martial arts training camp
Published on Feb 6, 2023, 4:40:40 PM

What you eat on the day of the fight might affect your mental toughness and physical strengths, and if that happens, your weeks of diligent effort and training could be for nothing. In this article, we'll go through what to eat and what not to consume before the fight.

The first piece of advice is to stick with what your body is adapted to. If you consume a foreign cuisine or believe you have the courage to attempt new foods that are unfamiliar to your digestive system. The chances are that your body might take time to digest or process it and you won't be at your best.

A large breakfast is essential; it should be your largest meal of the day if you contest at five in the afternoon or as late as ten or eleven at night.

A good old-fashioned acai bowl will work, as long as you add bananas, dates, and any other fruits you desire. You can also add spinach, kale, or any other green vegetables you prefer, or a small amount of spirulina. Honey also adds a tiny bit of sweetness, but only in smaller portions as you don't want to overindulge in sugar. Finally, add cereal and a generous tablespoon of peanut butter to let digestion take longer.

Lunch will be quite similar to what you often eat at training camp. a couple of eggs, a steak, or a piece of fish including some colourful veggies, such as spinach, asparagus, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, and onions. Combined with a moderate amount of complex carbohydrates, such as those found in oats, potatoes, bread, rice, and perhaps quinoa. You can enjoy a delicious omelette. Something similar to this meal should be enough.

After that, just chill and drink water. You can mix some electrolyte into the water you're drinking. A little sea salt and freshly squeezed lime juice work almost perfectly together. Keep your water pure; don't sweeten it with honey or sugar.

As we move closer to the big event. Bring some fresh fruit with you. Pick up some avocado, orange, or grape slices, a little amount of almond butter. Make sure to squeeze some additional honey to keep your sugar level up.

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