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Category Archive: Articles, Health & Nutrition

If You Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, You Should Get Regular Massages

If you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you’re more than very well acquainted with the after-training soreness. But, this soreness isn’t exactly the same one you’d experience after a hard...

4 Ways To Stop Stress Eating

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Jiu-Jitsu Recovery: Reduce Pain with These 6 Key Tips

It is well-known that hard training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can result in a lot of bodily pain. Unfortunately, many people let it get to the point where they cannot take part in BJJ before they try to...

Cobrinha Shares his Favorite Acai Bowl Recipe

Acai (ah-sigh-ee) is known in Brazil as the most nutritious, energy providing fruit. It grows in the lush floodplains of the Amazon River. Acai is a Brazilian berry original from the Amazon Region...

Jocko Willink on Hard BJJ Training & Getting Adequate Rest

When you train BJJ, you will often hear advise from various people telling you to ‘listen to your body’. What does that mean and is that really going to make you reach your goals? First off, you...

How to Cut Carbs Safely: 5 Ways and 5 Foods to Use

Do you know how to cut carbs from your diet without doing damage to your body? With these approaches and foods you can do it safely. Carbohydrates seem to have gained an extremely unpopular...

3 Rules To Avoid The Mistake of Overtraining in BJJ

Say you just got into BJJ, and you’re loving every minute of it. You anticipate the next practice when one has just finished, and spend your Friday nights doing Stephan Kesting marathons until you...

How To Keep Training BJJ When Stressed Out From Work Or School

Training Jiu Jitsu is fun, and just being able to roll is a blessing in and of itself! Or at least that’s how it feels like most of the time; especially when other things around you are...

The Importance of Drinking More Water For BJJ Practitioners

Most of the things in life aren’t certain – who knows what can happen during the next year, next month, next day, or even the present moment… It’s all „up in the air“, as they...

How Long Does It Take to Get Into Ketosis? A Helpful Guide

A quick internet search on methods of eating that help you lose weight will reveal an endless supply of information and hundreds of different diets. There’s vegetarian, vegan, paleo,...

5 Ways Martial Arts Improves Your Immune System

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

6 Tips To Boost Your Immune System

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Foam Rolling: Here’s Why Every Grappler Needs To Do It

If you’re really dedicated towards becoming better in BJJ, then you should already know that it’s not just the training that will get you there. You need to incorporate other things as...

5 Tips To Make Intermittent Fasting Work For You

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

10 Superfoods To Amp Up Your Weight Loss

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Here’s Why Sleep Is Important For Weight Loss

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

The Complete Guide To Injury Prevention For Grapplers

Guest post by Ben Whybrow Bsc (Physiotherapy), MCSP, ACPSEM. Ben is a Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist living and working in Cambridgeshire, graduating from the University of...

What to Eat Before & After BJJ Training: Some Tips for Young Students

Introduction For combat sports, speed, strength, and stamina are the top priorities and both require physical as well as mental determination. Furthermore, a well-designed diet shapes our training...

5 Ways You Can Prevent Joint Pain While Exercising

Working out is vital to one’s health, but it can be a difficult practice for one to keep up with consistently if they suffer from joint pain. Joint pain in many cases can be excessive and...

You’re Only as Old as You Feel: The 10 Best Supplements for Men Over 40

There are many supplements out there and it’s difficult to know the right ones for you. Here are the 10 safest and best supplements for men over 40. Are you a man who is getting ready to turn...

These Are The Best Stretches for Jiu-Jitsu Flexibility

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a whole body sport, and for this reason the entire body deserves to be stretched. The most important areas to be stretched for optimal flexibility, smoother moves, and better...

Got Back Pain From BJJ? These Yoga Exercises Will Help You Out

If we had to guess, then we’d probably be correct in saying that you’re experiencing BJJ-related back pain every now and then. This is no wonder, particularly due to the fact that you are...

Here’s Why Fasted Training Is What’s Missing From Your Workout Routine

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Nutritional Tips and Tricks: How to Create a Diet Plan

Creating a nutrition and diet plan can be very beneficial. Click here for a helpful and complete guide on how to create a diet plan. Over 71% of Americans are obese or overweight. Naturally, many of...