Originally Posted by Bodi
Simple answer - listen to the people in the know.
Far too many beginners think that they know better than seasoned fighters and coaches - these people rarely last more than 3 fights.
These guys do my head in. I'll try and offer a little advice here and there and get attitude for it. This usually comes from someone with absolutly no fighting experiance.
My advice is eat well, lay off fizzy drinks at all costs and cut alchohol to an absolute minimum. You will be suprised how a few guinesses can affect your training.