advice on cutting weight?

Discussion in 'Dieting / Supplement Discussion' started by Lenox01, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. Lenox01

    Lenox01 White Belt

    Jan 2, 2007
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    i am amatuer mma fighter at 155lbs. i have a 6-1 record but havent really fought in any big shows. i walk around at about 157-159 lbs with 6% bodyfat. i have been told by a pro fighter i train with that if i want to make it to the next level in need to go to 145lbs. other people have told me that i too skinny and not to do it. i have never cut weight before. my biggest weakness is that im not naturally very strong. i got a personal trainer now for weight lifting and am getting stronger but still feel that i will be giving away weight to people who cut.
    my question is..........should i cut to 145? how difficult will it be? opinons?
  2. Skillful_Dan

    Skillful_Dan White Belt

    Nov 26, 2007
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    first, read the FAQ, that will tell you everything about cutting weight, and how to do it properly

    second, ten pounds is not a difficult cut. Weigh yourself before and after a heavy practice and you'll probably be 2-5 pounds lighter afterwards. You can lose that easily without much impact on your muscle or stamina.

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