FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 40 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
mohdnabeel, sunny, swordy, jerrybarry24, SenseiGregT
22915 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
AndyLA 3
futsaowingchun 3
Matakiant 3
kolslaw 1
Bartfast 1
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
New Topics
Tan,Bong,Fuk & Wu Sao
by futsaowingchun
Today at 12:10 AM
Living a full life violence free...
by GojuRyuboy13
09/25/14 08:50 AM
Wing Chun-internal training
by futsaowingchun
09/23/14 09:01 PM
Martial News
by Matakiant
09/23/14 06:42 AM
STX Kickboxing Seminar
by Marcus Charles
09/09/14 06:57 PM
Biu Tzu- 1st section applications
by futsaowingchun
09/05/14 10:56 PM
2014 World Championships Chelyabinsk: The Gallery
by ergees
09/01/14 03:51 AM
An open letter to bunkai researchers...
by Bartfast
08/05/14 04:18 PM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/30/13 07:41 AM
mindfullness meditation
by
01/06/09 11:27 AM
Recent Posts
Tan,Bong,Fuk & Wu Sao
by futsaowingchun
Today at 12:10 AM
An open letter to bunkai researchers...
by Victor Smith
09/28/14 07:11 PM
Living a full life violence free...
by GojuRyuboy13
09/25/14 08:50 AM
Wing Chun-internal training
by futsaowingchun
09/23/14 09:01 PM
Martial News
by Matakiant
09/23/14 06:42 AM
attacked from behind
by AndyLA
09/19/14 09:05 AM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
09/18/14 06:07 AM
** Introduce Yourself! **
by Zombie Zero
09/16/14 04:43 PM
Eugue Ryu
by kolslaw
09/12/14 03:35 PM
Biu Tzu- 1st section applications
by futsaowingchun
09/05/14 10:56 PM
Forum Stats
22915 Members
36 Forums
35579 Topics
432500 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#74657 - 06/17/03 11:15 AM diet recommendation
benlrivera Offline
Newbie

Registered: 06/17/03
Posts: 8
Loc: fairfield,ca
Hello all, I am new to this forum & new to MA. I have been training for almost a year now, but I have just started to increase my training to more than one to two days a week to four to five days a week. I seem to be alot more tired. I would love some diet recommedation that will help with my engery levels.

Top
#74658 - 06/17/03 04:43 PM Re: diet recommendation
UKfightfreak Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 01/08/03
Posts: 2599
Loc: San Francisco
What are your routines, order of routines and when do you do them?

As nutrition is only a part of the puzzle.

Top
#74659 - 06/17/03 05:39 PM Re: diet recommendation
benlrivera Offline
Newbie

Registered: 06/17/03
Posts: 8
Loc: fairfield,ca
Thanks UKfightfreak for responding.

What are your routines?
Mon, wed, fri evening group class for a 1/2 hr
Tue & Thur afternoon group class for a 1/2 hr.
Tue evening private class for a 1/2 hr.

Top
#74660 - 06/17/03 06:29 PM Re: diet recommendation
jubycrazi Offline
Stranger

Registered: 06/17/03
Posts: 2
Loc: fairfield,ca
First let me say hello, and that I am Bens wife.
Second you should know a little bit about his eating habits: Ben is a very picky eater, so it is very hard to cook nutritional meals for him. He doesn't like vegitables, or fish. He likes pasta, but the only sauce he likes is red sauce. So as you can see Ben is nutritionly challenged, any suggestions would be appreaciated.
Thanks

Top
#74661 - 06/18/03 03:58 AM Re: diet recommendation
UKfightfreak Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 01/08/03
Posts: 2599
Loc: San Francisco
Right OK, I'm no nutritionalist but the info I give is from reliable sources (and I can reference most of them if needed) and I have chrone's disease so I have to be aware of nutrition, so:

If you won't eat veg, you will have to up the fruit - be that juice or actual fruit. If you are worried take a general vit supplement.

Make sure you have breakfast, its always good to get a balance so it might be worth having say - toast and a boiled egg (if you are worried about cholestoral - take a lecithin supplement).

Make sure you don't have too many carbs in your diet, for someone training (it's a little different if you are less active) try a 50% Carbs, 30% protien, 20% fat (I will double check these figures but that sounds right off the top of my head) Remember the fat has got to be good - no hydroginated fats (sometimes called trans fats) and no saturated fat - so try and stick to olive oils etc.

Now, not too many carbs - for two reasons, one, carbs make you fat and two, if you feel sleepy after a meal - it's probably because you have too many carbs in. Also it's better to have carbs after workouts rather than before - as during training fat will be burnt as energy, after the carbs will replenish glycogon stores.

Protein, don't overload on red meat as its hard to digest and will sit in the gut (maybe one portion a week). Chicken is good (not fried) and other meats. Protien are like building blocks, but you still need the cement and water (the carbs and fat) to rebuild.

For fats - try cooking etc. with olive oil - its great. Try and avoid margarines if poss as they contain trans fats.

Dairy - now some say don't have too much dairy which I can go with, but they are an important source of calcium and protien as well as a ruck of other nutrients.

Ok,as for being picky about food you have two options:

1. Not get anywhere with your training and carry on feeling tired and probably end up quiting because you feel so bad.

or

2. Bite the bullet and get eating - if any one normally says to me 'I don't like fish' I say what fish? They all taste so different, then how many different ways have you tried it - poached tastes different to fried - a lemon sauce is different from parsley and scampi, cod, plaice, tuna all taste very different. (good example I hated spag bol for years, then cooked it myself and realised what a few extra ingredients can do - try different recipies there is a whole world of food out there that you are missing out on!!).

As an alternative you could spend a lot of money on supplements that will provide you will nutrients (that you could get from a normal diet).

If I were you I would invest in a book or go and see a nutritionalist, I would try boods from http://www.stadion.com/

Hope this helps.

Top
#74662 - 06/18/03 10:07 AM Re: diet recommendation
benlrivera Offline
Newbie

Registered: 06/17/03
Posts: 8
Loc: fairfield,ca
UKfightfreak,

Thanks again for all the great information. I will try some of your suggestion.

Top
#74663 - 06/22/03 12:52 PM Re: diet recommendation
Ed Glasheen Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/21/03
Posts: 1379
Loc: Newburgh,NY,USA
How old are you and what do you normaly eat?

Top
#74664 - 06/22/03 02:35 PM Re: diet recommendation
Ender Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 04/29/03
Posts: 2253
Loc: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Ed, did you even read the above posts? The man just explained what he eats regularly (or am I ctazy).

No offense intended, Im just wondering.

Top
#74665 - 06/22/03 11:09 PM Re: diet recommendation
Ed Glasheen Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/21/03
Posts: 1379
Loc: Newburgh,NY,USA
Yes, did you? benrivera had the question. If he wants help I need more specific information. Like what is his sugar intake. What kinds of carbs does he eat and when. Does he know the difference between good carbs and bad carbs?Ect Ect. I have been training for along time. Maybe he is tired because he is having a reaction to a certain food.When dealing with nutrition, if you are serious, you have to be as specific as possible. Ed

Top
#74666 - 06/22/03 11:15 PM Re: diet recommendation
Ed Glasheen Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/21/03
Posts: 1379
Loc: Newburgh,NY,USA
Ok I missed the wife. Sounds like he eats 1 or 2 big meals a day. Correct me if I am wrong.What is his work schedule? Your training schedule isn't that heavy. Do you have low iron? Do you take vitamins. Help me to help you. Give me the details Mrs. Ben. Ed.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Ryukyu Art
Artifacts from the Ryukyu Kingdom missing since WWII. Visit www.ShisaLion.Org to view pictures

Best Stun Guns
Self Defense Products-stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and more

Surveillance 4U
Complete surveillance systems for covert operations or secure installation security

Asylum Images
Book presents photo tour of the Trans-Allegany Lunatic Asylum. A must if you're going to take a ghost tour!

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga