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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Health, Health & Nutrition

Should You Be Taking Pept*des if You’re a Jiu-Jitsu Athlete?

Peptides are short chains of amino acids that are linked together by peptide bonds and are shorter than proteins. They have gained popularity among athletes due to their potential to enhance...

Jiu-Jitsu & Mental Health: “BJJ Makes You Feel Like Nothing Can Beat You”

Image Credits: Evolve MMA Anyone who’s spent any time training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has noticed the tremendous benefits it carries… And not just in regards to physical health; but,...

Injured Your Joint During BJJ? Do These 4 Things To Recover Faster

Injuring a joint during Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training is never fun. And it’s even less fun after the injury has occurred; because now you have to wait for the injury to heal itself. However,...

John Danaher’s Advice For Using Athletic Tape (For Grapplers)

Ah, athletic tape… The quiet hero of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes worldwide. It plays a similar role in the grappler’s life as duct tape plays for the blue collar workers –...

The Science Behind the Claim That Training Jiu-Jitsu Can Slow Down Aging

Embracing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and its lifestyle could be likened to finding a veritable Fountain of Youth. It helps in maintaining physical health even as our bodies accumulate wear and tear over...

Breaking Stereotypes: Can Vegan Martial Artists Excel?

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...

How to use Jiu-Jitsu as Therapy for Mental Health, Stress Release & Anxiety?

Being a part of the bjj community you often hear about how effective bjj is when it comes to dealing with various anxiety driven disorders such as post traumatic stress, depression, panic attacks and...

Gordon Ryan Explains How To Deal With Injuries In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

It’s easy to fall in love with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In the feeling that just stepping onto the mats gives you, the laughter with your training partners and friends, and the immersion of doing...

Nutritionist to UFC & BJJ Champions On The BEST Supplements for Jiu-Jitsu

Dr. Matteo Capodaglio, a renowned sports nutritionist discusses the most effective supplements for Jiu-Jitsu athletes. Dr. Matteo Capodaglio is a Sports Nutritionist and Doctor of Pharmacy who holds...

The Importance of Rest & Sleep for Jiu Jitsu Athletes

The Importance of Rest for Jiu Jitsu Athletes. Staying consistently trained in jiu jitsu is crucial for accelerating skill development. However, rest also plays an important role in the pursuit of...

Want to be Energetic Every Day? Here is How You can Achieve it

In this fast-paced world, staying ahead of your competitors and making the best of your life can be a challenge in itself. This challenge can get even tougher to cater to when you feel out of energy...

Optimizing Sleep For Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Training

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...

Myths That Jiu-Jitsu Athletes Still Make about Nutrition

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...

How Can Jiu-Jitsu Athletes Increase Dopamine Levels to Improve Performance?

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter in the brain that plays an important role in movement, emotion, and motivation. Dopamine is especially critical for athletes because it helps regulate key functions...

Obvious Bad Habits That Are Preventing You From Reaching Your Jiu-Jitsu Goals

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...

Carlos Gracie Jr’s Breakfast for The Healthy Way To Train Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Breakfast Insights from the Founder There is ongoing debate around the optimal way to start the day with nutrition and hydration. While juice provides various vitamins and minerals, it may not...

Jiu-Jitsu Training in a Wetsuit: Unlikely Yet Effective Way to Prevent Injuries

As a serious and injury prone Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, you may have thought about whether wearing additional gear could enhance your training experience. While a wetsuit seems an unlikely choice, the...

UFC’s President Dana White Does An 86-Hour Water Fast: “I Feel Incredible”

UFC President Dana White has recently completed an impressive 86-hour water fast! He went for it immediately after UFC 295, and concluded the fast on Wednesday. White shared more about his journey...

Everything You Should Know About Nutrition For Martial Artists

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...

Firas Zahabi: “If You’re Training, Your Diet Shouldn’t Be Complicated”

Firas Zahabi, a renowned mixed martial arts coach, recommends an athlete’s diet that focuses on consuming carbohydrates in the morning and skipping them in the evening. Eggs and oatmeal are...

Everything You Need to Know About Bulking And Gains for Jiu-Jitsu

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...

Supplements For Grapplers? Here’s What You Need to Know

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...

Michael Chandler Explains How He Got His Testosterone Level So High At 37 Years Old

Nowadays, the topic of increasing testosterone levels has become quite popular mainly because men tend to experience testosterone reduction as they age. This sex hormone is commonly present in males...

Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Combat Athletes

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...