Mixed martial arts has never been more popular as a sport, and the first ever MMA-inspired fitness videogame – THQ’s UFC Personal Trainer – is due for release in less than a fortnight. Although the game looks like great fun, it’s intended to be a serious fitness tool first and foremost, and if you’re into MMA in any capacity you’ll almost certainly want to get involved. MMA is such a strenuous sport that getting the proper nutrition is imperative, and if you pre-order UFC Personal Trainer at zavvi.com, you’ll be given a £5 voucher to spend at Myprotein.com, the UK’s number one online sports nutrition company. See you in the Octagon.
UFC Personal Trainer has been designed by NASM (the National Academy of Sports Medicine) with support from leading mixed martial arts (MMA) training experts Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, the fitness routines and full programs included in UFC Personal Trainer will deliver a challenging and motivating UFC fitness experience that includes the best and most effective exercises utilized by today’s renowned UFC fighters. DellaGrotte, Jackson and Mendez currently operate three of the most prominent MMA training facilities in the world and have significantly contributed to the success of many elite UFC fighters, including current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, current UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir.
UFC Personal Trainer is currently due for release on Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii on Friday, July 1st 2011.