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MMA Fighter Jena Bishop Shares Swimsuit Photo on "Beach Day"

Here are her lifestyle habits.

Jena Bishop is showing off her bruises – in her bathing suit. In one of her most recent social media posts the MMA fighter shows off her insanely fit figure in a swimsuit while also revealing some battle marks. "That's not a new tattoo," she jokingly captioned the beachside Instagram snap. Other than MMA fighting, how does she maintain her fit figure? Celebwell rounded up some of her go-to habits.  


She Eats Acai Bowls

Jena fills up with a "healthy Acai bowl" after her workouts. "Automatically makes you 1-stripe better in jiu jitsu guaranteed!" she wrote. She shared the recipe on her website:

1 packet of frozen unsweetened Acai
1 whole banana
1/2 of a banana
1/4 cup blueberries
2 whole strawberries
1 scoop Neocell Collagen Protein (from Collagen Sport)
2 tablespoons of Stevia or Honey
3/4 cup of healthy granola
1/4 cup raw coconut
"Mix everything but the half of a banana, coconut, and granola up in a blender or food processor. Let it go until the mixture is creamy, and the texture of sorbet. Empty contents into a bowl and chop up the leftover half of banana. Finally, mix in the coconut, granola, and chopped banana. Enjoy!" she wrote. 


She Strength Trains

"My strength and conditioning sessions are so crucial to staying healthy and keeping me on the mat. There's no one I trust more than @tnbfitness_ to keep me strong and healthy through fight camps," Jena revealed in a social media post. On her website, she revealed a few of her go-to exercises:

Explosive upper-body strength pullup

Total core strength TRX movement

Conditioning and explosiveness complex

Hula Hoop Pullups


She Jump Ropes

Jena understands the importance of having a go-to anytime, anywear workout. Jump roping is one of her regular exercises. 


She Hikes

Jena is an avid hiker. According to the National Parks Service, the physical benefits of hiking include:

  • Building stronger muscles and bones
  • Improving your sense of balance
  • Improving your heart health
  • Decreasing the risk of certain respiratory problems


She Makes These Healthy Muffins

Jena shared a "very healthy recipe for some great snacks that you can take with you when you are out in the real world all day. They are great fuel pre or post workout, and have a great nutritional profile. These muffins are rich in beta-carotene, MCT's, antioxidants, and each contain around 10g of high quality protein. They are delicious and full of jiu jitsu power," she wrote on her website. Here's the recipe:

  • "1/2 cup coconut flour (find at natural foods store), almond flour, or sprouted wheat flour (if you don't mind a few extra carbohydrates)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup canned pureed pumpkin
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 3 Tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. You might want to grease the muffin pan.
  2. Combine the  flour, spices, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a seperate bowl, place the pumpkin puree and eggs in one at a time. Mix well. Add melted coconut, honey and vanilla  mix then stir until well combined.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture, blend with a whisk until it looks gooey.
  5. Spoon into prepared muffin pan, filling each muffin 2/3 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden.
  6. Place on wire rack to cool."
Leah Groth
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