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Category Archive: Articles, Health, Health & Nutrition, Videos

Travis Stevens Details How He Cuts Weight For BJJ/ Judo Tournaments

They say the first and most important battle for each and every fighter is the one with the scale. Martial arts and combat sports competitors are notorious with their extreme weight cutting which...

Plain Water or Sports Drinks For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes: Which Is Best?

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...

Will Going VEGAN Help Your Jiu-Jitsu Performance?

Are you looking to become a vegan… But are kind of worried about what it’ll do to your Jiu-Jitsu performance? About whether it will be helpful to your BJJ or not? Here are some of the...

Benefits Of Going To The SAUNA For Jiu-Jitsu Practitioners

If you’re a Jiujiteiro who, among other things, follows Joe Rogan’s Instagram account, then you’ve probably – at one point in time – thought about going to a sauna. You’ve...

The Proven Strategy For Never Getting Injured in BJJ

No matter if you are a total beginner or a seasoned BJJ veteran, and no matter if you are in your early 20’s or in your late 50’s – the right time to get going with injury prevention is...

The Way To Becoming Better In BJJ Is Through SUFFERING

Things aren’t going exactly your way on the mats lately, aren’t they… It seems as if you’re constantly failing at every drill, roll and technique you attempt to execute....

These Habits Will Help You Burn Fat And Lose Weight

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...

What This Plant Based BJJ Practitioner Easts in a Day

If you’re serious about your Jiu-Jitsu, then you’ve got to be serious about your diet as well. Great training requires a great meal – if you want to recover properly and perform greatly in...

BJJ Practitioner Shares the Good & Bad of Following a Plant Based Diet For the Past 3 Years

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 are...

This Is What Meal Prepping With A Fulltime BJJ Competitor Looks Like

If you’re serious about your Jiu-Jitsu, then you’ve got to be serious about your diet as well. Great training requires a great meal – if you want to recover properly and perform greatly...

Georges St-Pierre on How Intermittent Fasting & Fasting For 3 Days Straight Saved His Life

Intermittent Fasting has been a hot topic in grappling for quite some time. Intermittent Fasting is the process of cycling periods in which you eat with periods that you don’t eat. These short...

How To Improve Your Flexibility Through BJJ

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...

Is Intermittent Fasting Effective?

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...

What Should You EAT BEFORE Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training?

Having a proper diet is essential not just to your health and life in general, but to how good you’ll perform in your BJJ training as well. In other words: what you eat before Jiu-Jitsu class...

3 Ways to Use CBD Products for Anxiety and Stress

In the last few years, cannabidiol (CBD) oil has gained traction as a suitable treatment for anxiety. As a compound found in the marijuana plant, cannabidiol is now widely available due to marijuana...

Human Growth Hormone – How It Works And How To Increase It Naturally

Ah, yes. HGH – the Human Growth Hormone. Often called a „fountain of youth“ by men, especially those who are up-to-date with the rise of podcasts in the recent times. But… What is HGH,...

Keto vs Paleo vs Low-Carb, Which Diet Is For You?

Photo: Rayron Gracie. 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...

Creatine, Whey, BCAAs… Which Supplements To Take As A Grappler?

Oh there are so many supplements to choose from out there! There’s the omnipresent whey protein, then there’s the creatine and the BCAAs, glucosamine, fish oil, the various pre-workout...

Intermittent Fasting – Yay Or Nay For BJJ Athletes?

There are a lot of „diets“ out there, and it can be rather difficult for a regular Jiujiteiro to choose which one isn’t a fad. However, intermittent fasting is one of those diets that have...

Can You Be Overweight And Still Excel in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

„I am overweight. So can I still train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?“ The question which plagues a lot of soon-to-be BJJ white belts… And the one which makes them afraid of beginning their Arte...

These Foods Will Fuel Your Performance On The Mat

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 and the Keto Diet: Is it The Perfect Match?

Does the perfect diet exist? For BJJ, the perfect diet is one that allows you to reduce body fat and gain lean muscle.  One meal plan that helps accomplish this is the ketogenic diet, or the keto...

Exercise and Sleep: Exercising Impact On Your Sleep Quality

There are countless reasons why Americans are not getting enough sleep. From the bright city lights to the constant stresses and pressures of daily life, getting the required 7-9 hours of sleep every...

Here’s Why You Aren’t Losing Weight Even Though You’re Exercising

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...