Anderson Silva’s Workout and Diet
Anderson Silva is among few people who many claim is the best pound for pound fighter in the world. With an extremely evasive defense and pin point accurate striking ability, few fighters have even been able to go the distance with Silva. Typically Silva makes top level Mixed Martial Artists look like they have never been in a fight. How does Anderson Silva move so smoothly and strike so effortlessly? He trains hard five days a week and eats a healthy diet. Here is a breakdown of Anderson Silva’s workout regimen and diet.
A typical day starts with a 40 minute run.
4 times a week, Silva does 2 hour sessions of circuit training that focus on building explosive power. Silva does multiple 30 minute sets at full intensity. The goal here is not to bulk up, but to gain speed, endurance and explosiveness.
Tuesday: Muay Thai
Thursday and Friday: Position Specific, Combination and Repetition training.
Silva spars 2 times per week
Diet and Nutrition:
Approximately 3,000 calories per day intake
Limits Salt and Sugar
Lots of Sushi and Protien
Mc Donald’s Big Mac as an occasional cheat.