Renaissance Periodization Partners with Team Alpha Male to Provide Strategic Dieting for Today’s Top UFC Fighters

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Team Alpha Male taking a page out of the UFC Performance Institute's book and adding the best science behind their team of fighters by partnering with Renaissance Periodization

UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber and Team Alpha Male Founder

"In today's day and age, MMA athletes are looking for every advantage. We are taking a page out of the UFC Performance Institute's book and adding the best science behind our team of fighters by partnering with Renaissance Periodization,” said UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber.

Today, Renaissance Periodization (https://renaissanceperiodization.com) – diets and training backed by science – is thrilled to announce that they are partnering with Team Alpha Male (https://teamalphamale.com/) to provide smart, strategic dieting to today’s top UFC fighters.

Working with Team Alpha Male Founder and UFC Hall of Famer, Urijah Faber, Renaissance Periodization coaches will be providing one-on-one coaching and designing diet templates for some of their top UFC fighters including Sara McMann – the first American woman in history to receive a silver medal in Olympic wrestling, Josh Emmett – ranked #8 in the official UFC featherweight rankings and top up-and-comers Alexander Muñoz – a decorated wrestler and undefeated professional fresh off of a big victory on Dana White's contender series, Chad Mendes – a UFC Title Contender, multiple NCAA All-American and wrestling National finalist, and Kaleio Romero – a California State finalist in wrestling and undefeated.

"In today's day and age, MMA athletes are looking for every advantage. We are taking a page out of the UFC Performance Institute's book and adding the best science behind our team of fighters by partnering with Renaissance Periodization,” said UFC Hall of Famer and Team Alpha Male Founder, Urijah Faber.

“Now more than ever, it is important for MMA athletes to be smart, and strategic, with their dieting so they can make weight for their fights,” commented Nick Shaw, Founder of Renaissance Periodization. "Having had so much success in other weight class sports like weightlifting and powerlifting and partnering with those such as Team USA Weightlifting and Powerlifting, we know that Renaissance Periodization will be an immediate help to UFC fighters. Fighters are in need of a smarter way to make weight and Renaissance Periodization will be there to provide that."

Committed to forging one another into MMA’s most dominant athletes, Team Alpha Male is recognized across the U.S. and world as one of the most prevailing teams in MMA, winning belts and continuously generating quality fighters.

“We are really looking forward to a long-term relationship with Renaissance Periodization,” added UFC Hall of Famer and Team Alpha Male Founder, Urijah Faber. “In MMA, every advantage counts and having access to Renaissance Periodization’s programs and their world class staff is going to be amazing.”

Renaissance Periodization was founded in 2012 with the understanding that science is the surest path to the truth, and in this field, to results. Their approach is the rigorous application of scientific principles to nutrition and training and was built on a foundation of peer-reviewed literature and experimentally confirmed theory. Renaissance Periodization boasts the most qualified staff in the industry of 20+ experts including a practicing medical doctor, 20 PhDs and seven Registered Dietitians along with U.S. Olympic Sports Nutrition Consultant, Dr. Mike Israetel. Since 2012, Renaissance Periodization has helped hundreds of thousands of clients worldwide, ranging from world champion athletes to everyday men and women looking to get in better shape.

“With every year, MMA is advancing in the completeness of its athletes and the level expected from its best fighters,” commented Dr. Melissa Davis, Renaissance Periodization Sports Nutrition and Female Coach and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt and is a multiple time IBJJF Master World Champion. “It is time for old school uninformed weight cut and training practices so common in MMA to be updated to calculated, science-based training and nutrition decisions. As the sport progresses, more and more finely tuned specialized programs are needed to keep up and continue this advancement. Renaissance Periodization's staff of doctors and scientists specializing in science based sport performance can help today's fighter organize training and nutrition and safer weight cuts to peak their performance for the cage.”

To date, Renaissance Periodization and their team of professionals are the official dietitians for Team USA Weightlifting and USA Powerlifting. For more information on Renaissance Periodization, visit http://www.renaissanceperiodization.com.

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