Functional Training for Muay Thai, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts

Basic Nutrition Guide

Nutrition can play a pivotal role in supporting the training and competition demands of any elite athlete. Good food choices help ensure fuel needs are met to promote adaptations to training, to aid recovery in order to continue and intensify training and to ensure good health to prevent illness and injury...

Beyond merely losing weight, nutritional plays a major part when you want to reach higher levels of fitness. And for the everyday person, proper nutrition will enable you to maintain your health and attain total wellness.

While most people tend to focus on nutrition only when thinking about losing weight, your Personal Trainer at Black Tiger Fight Fitness will show you how to utilize nutritional skills to achieve maximum energy and vitality. We will help you establish new nutritional "habits" that will keep you moving in the right direction. You are what you eat!

Carefully planned nutrition must provide an energy balance and a nutrient balance.

The nutrients are:

  • Proteins - essential to growth and repair of muscle and other body tissues
  • Fats - one source of energy and important in relation to fat soluble vitamins
  • Carbohydrates - our main source of energy
  • Minerals - those inorganic elements occurring in the body and which are critical to its normal functions
  • Vitamins - water and fat soluble vitamins play important roles in many chemical processes in the body
  • Water - essential to normal body function - as a vehicle for carrying other nutrients and because 60% of the human body is water

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