Martial Artist Workouts and Diets

How do top martial artists stay healthy and fit? Find out with our martial artists’ fitness profiles and learn their workout routines, diets, and supplement choices. We’ve gathered up the research on the best fitness routines, diets, and healthy choices.

Tony Ferguson Workout and Diet

Tony Ferguson Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramTony FergusonMMA FighterBorn: 1984Anthony Ferguson was born in California and grew up in Michigan. He was a 3-sport athlete in high school: baseball, football and wrestling. Ferguson was on the 2000 Division 8 state football team that...

Georges St-Pierre Workout and Diet

Georges St-Pierre Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramGeorges St-Pierre Workout and DietUFC Fighter (Retired)Born: 1981Georges St-Pierre aka ‘GSP’grew up in Quebec, Canada. Bullied asa child, his father introduced him to karate when he was 7. St-Pierre earned a black belt at age 12, and...

Francis Ngannou Workout and Diet

Francis Ngannou Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramFrancis Ngannou Workout and DietMixed Martial ArtistBorn: 1986Francis Ngannou is a native of Cameroon who grew up in poverty and did not receive much schooling. When he was 10, he started working in a sand quarry to earn money. Ngannou...

Muhammad Ali Workout and Diet

Muhammad Ali Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMuhammad Ali Workout and DietProfessional Boxer (deceased)Born: 1942Muhammad Ali is the chosen name of Kentucky-born Cassius Clay Jr. Ali was dyslexic which caused difficulties at school and throughout his life. At age 12, Ali became...

Dustin Poirer Workout and Diet

Dustin Poirer Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramDustin Poirer Workout and DietMMA FighterBorn: 1989From Louisiana, Dustin Poirier dropped out of high school in the 9th grade for getting into fights. He went professional in 2009 and currently competes in the lightweight division of the...

Anderson Silva Workout and Diet

Anderson Silva Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramAnderson Silva Workout and DietComedian, Martial Artist, and Commentator Born: 1975Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva is originally from Brazil. He grew up in extreme poverty and mostly lived with his aunt and uncle. Silva began training in...

Gina Carano Workout and Diet

Gina Carano Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramGina Carano Workout and DietEntertainer Born: 1982Gina Carano was born in Dallas, Texas. Her father is professional football player Glenn Carano. Always active, she played volleyball, softball, and led her high school basketball team to...

Ido Portal Workout and Diet

Ido Portal Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramIdo Portal Workout and DietMovement Teacher Born: 1980Originally from Israel, Ido (pronounced like ‘I do’) Portal studied traditional martial arts from an early age. As a teen, he discovered capoeira, and after just a few years, he...

James Wilks Workout and Diet

James Wilks Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJames Wilks Workout and DietProfessional Fighter Born: 1978James Wilks was born in England. He began training in tae kwon do and jeet kune do, and obtained a college degree in Business and Land Management before moving to the US in 2000...

Paige VanZant Workout and Diet

Paige VanZant Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramPaige VanZant Workout and DietUFC Fighter Born: 1994Paige ’12 Gauge’ VanZant was born in Oregon. Her parents owned a dance studio and she grew up dancing ballet, jazz and hip hop, and she also enjoyed outdoor sports like riding dirt...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Workout and Diet

Khabib Nurmagomedov Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramKhabib Nurmagomedov Workout and DietMixed Martial Artist Born: 1988Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov is from the independent republic of Dagestan that was once part of the Soviet Union. His father was ex-military and set up a gym in their...

Randy Couture Workout and Diet

Randy Couture Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramRandy Couture Workout and DietEntertainerBorn: 1963Born in Washington state, Randall ‘The Natural’ Couture played a lot of other sports including football, soccer and skiing, but his true love was wrestling which he began in middle...

Brock Lesnar Workout and Diet

Brock Lesnar Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramBrock Lesnar Workout and DietPro Wrestler Born: 1977Brock ‘The Beast’ Lesnar was born in South Dakota. He played football and wrestled in high school, and then went to college on a wrestling scholarship at the University of Minnesota. He...

Tyron Woodley Workout and Diet

Tyron Woodley Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramTyron Woodley Workout and DietMixed Martial Artist Born: 1982Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley is one of 13 kids raised by a single mom. He grew up in a crime-ridden section of Ferguson, Missouri but did not let that distract him from his...

Michelle Waterson Workout and Diet

Michelle Waterson Workout and Diet

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMichelle Waterson Workout and DietMixed Martial ArtistBorn: 1986Originally from Colorado, Michelle Waterson is of half Thai, half Caucasian descent. Always an active child, she started out with gymnastics, but financial constraints...