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Category Archive: Articles, Nutrition, Videos

Rorion Gracie Details How the Gracie Diet Really Works

  Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master Rorion Gracie comes by to Tai Lopez’s house to talk about his new book The Gracie Diet. Rorion tells us how his family revolutionized the sport of...

How To Stop Feeling Tired & Boost Your Energy Levels

  Ever had that type of day where you just felt like sleeping for hours and hours, lacking the focus to do anything productive? We’ve all been through those type of days at least once in our...

Facts About Vegan Energy Diet For Fighters With Durable Strength

A vegan is someone who doesn’t consume anything that comes from an animal including dairy. This statement also differentiates a vegan from a vegetarian. Vegans are not considered to be healthy...

A Grappler’s Guide To Improving Your Weakest Link: Flexibility, Strength, Conditioning…

  Written for BJJEE.com by the awesome BJJ Athlete Strength & Conditioning – BredaS&C Check out their facebook page   Armour, chain-mail a bulletproof vest. That’s what your...

How a 5X World Champion Cuts Weight For BJJ Competition

  Guest post by 5x BJJ World Champion Bernardo Faria, who is known for his half guard. He achieved a phenomenal double gold medals in the BJJ Mundials in 2015. Be sure to check out Bernardo’s...

Kron Gracie Details His Training Regimen & Recent Change in Diet

Kron Gracie is one of the rare Jiu-Jitsu players that has a potential for crossover mainstream success. On this episode of FUEL (Vice) Kron Gracie talks about how he’s been meat-free for more...

Eating Clean: Nutrition Plan Guide for Grapplers

For grapplers that are looking to shred, lose fat, and just basically build a lean, muscular, aesthetic physique, you’ll no doubt already be well aware of just how much hard work, motivation, and...

Mike Bidwell’s Tips on How he Lost 47lbs/21kgs While Training Jiu-Jitsu

  Written by Mike “Spider-Ninja” Bidwell is a BJJ Black Belt under Phil Migliarese and Ken Kronenberg (Team Tai-Kai / Balance). Mike is a full time Jiu-Jitsuka, blogger (check out his great...

A Grappler’s Guide to Losing Weight Without Losing (Too Much) Muscle

    This article will examine the smart way to go down in weight without it affecting your muscle mass. Losing fat without losing muscle is difficult to do but can be achieved if done...

High Protein Diets For Grapplers– Your Ultimate Guide

  When it comes to important macronutrients, you’d struggle to find a more beneficial example than protein, and for very good reason as well. Not only does protein help to maintain and produce...

Benefits Of 100% Plant Based Diet For BJJ Athletes

  It’s a common misconception that athletes cannot eat a plant-based diet, because it does not provide the protein they need. In fact, many world class athletes are vegetarians or vegans. Here...

Scientitsts Measure How Body Fat % Increase Affects Athletic Performance

    In a sport like Jiu-Jitsu, it’s important to compete at the ideal weight and also with the ideal body fat percentage. In wrestling, Seven percent (7%) body fat has been...

Top 5 Foods to Get Enough Protein on a Budget

  Guest post by Andrew Lewis of blackmetalbarbellstrength.com    Eating enough protein and calories to recover during weightlifting programs can be a difficult proposition if your budget...

5 Common Nutritional Mistakes Made By Fighters

  Written by Reid Reale BHlthSc(Hons), MDiet – Sports Dietitian and BJJ black belt combatsportsnutrition.com. Reid works with many of the best judo, boxing, taekwondo and wrestling athletes...

The Importance of Proper Hydration For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes

  Written by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a...

Helio Gracie Was a Vegetarian. Didn’t Eat Meat for 69 Years

  In his final recorded interview in 2007, Helio Gracie at the age of 93, was asked about his diet and how it had kept him in impeccable health all his life. The reporter asked him, how long...

4 Best Ways to Recover from a Hard BJJ/Judo Training Session

    Written by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a...

Will Skittles Make You Better At Jiu Jitsu?

  Guest post by Tyler Bishop, BJJ black belt and instructor at Gracie Humaita St. Louis  & editor at bishopbjj.com Wait, what? This can’t be a real article, can it? The idea of the...

Workout Supplements You Need To Pack In Your Gym Bag

  When people initially turn to workouts, they get extremely overwhelmed by the fact that there is so much out there they don’t know and understand. This is one of the reasons they get...

Grappler Nutrition: To Carb Or Not To Carb?

  Written by Reid Reale BHlthSc(Hons), MDiet – Sports Dietitian and BJJ black belt combatsportsnutrition.com. Reid works with many of the best judo, boxing, taekwondo and wrestling athletes...

The Infamous ‘Rebound’ After A Competition Diet

  Guest post by Mathias Jardin, a BJJ Black belt BJJ competitor and instructor from GFTeam France. Article translated from French from Jits.fr.   If you have already competed in BJJ, then...

‘True weight loss’ vs ‘Cutting weight’: Sports Dietitian Sets The Record Straight

  Written by Reid Reale BHlthSc(Hons), MDiet – Sports Dietitian and BJJ black belt combatsportsnutrition.com. Reid works with many of the best judo, boxing, taekwondo and wrestling athletes...

Gracies Launch Belt System for Gracie Diet

  Carlos Gracie copied and adapted a nutritional regimen, from the Argentinean/French naturist Juan Esteve Dulin, and is now marketed as the Gracie Diet. Following the Hippocratean maxim...

Low Carb vs High Carb Diet for Athletes – The End of Dieting for Athletes

  In recent years the debate between the pro carb and pro fat camps has reignited with many suggesting ketosis is the optimal way to achieve athletic performance and carbs should be avoided at...