[quote]Chris Colucci wrote:
You’re simply not going to have “bulging muscles” at your height and under 200, so your goals are kinda conflicted. I’m certainly not trying to tell you to “settle” or anything, but if MMA is your long-term number one priority, then understand that looking like a bodybuilder or over-prioritizing size is contradictory to that. There are obviously fighters that have pretty solid physiques, but it’s your height/weight class combo that are throwing the biggest wrench in the works.
- very true excellent points. by the way that rich franklin picture is more ideal thank you.
What, exactly, did you eat yesterday?
-breakfast 1 cup egg whites 2 yolks, chobani greek yogurt
After training- protein oat meal, 1 cup dry oats 1 1/4 cup 1% milk 1.5 scoops of whey protein
2 hours later- 5 oz chicken breast, rice, green beans
2 hours later protein shake
2 hours later- some type of lean meat maybe a wrap or lean steak with some carbs
Then you’ll need to train and eat accordingly. I get that you need to maintain your MMA practice,
I suggest you check out Joe DeFranco’s Westside for Skinny Bastards routine. It’s intentionally designed to help athletes gain size and strength in the offseason (any period of several months when you have no fights). If you’re still going to have several hours of MMA training per week, try to schedule that as the “skill training” sessions he talked about at the end:
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