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Category Archive: Articles, Health & Nutrition, Strength & Conditioning

Tips on a full relaxation after a hard training

After every training, we feel exhausted and feel how energy leaves our bodies. It is because after hard physical exercises our muscular system feels biochemical stress, which results in pain in the...

4 Tips For Staying Healthy And Injury-Free In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Training should never be about winning or losing. Rather, it should be about learning new techniques, setups, transitions and concepts… It’s about becoming better. Not about keeping the...

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 –...

4 Topical Ways to Reduce Pain on Your Own

Injured yourself while sparring? Sore from working out? These spots of pain can be annoying, especially when you’re trying to get back into your normal lifestyle. If ingestible pain relievers...

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,...

Andre Galvao’s Advice For Preventing Burnout: “Take Care Of Your Mind”

Burnout from training is a real threat to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students. Especially for those who are infatuated with the Gentle Art so much that they would like to train all day, every day. So, you...

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,...

Lucas Lepri Talks Steroids: “Which Is More Important – A Title Or Your Mental Health?”

Lucas Lepri is a multiple time IBJJF world champion, who won every world lightweight title from 2014 to 2019. Today, he is proud of these accomplishments – even more so because he never took...

Should You Be Drinking Plain Water or Sports Drinks as Jiu-Jitsu 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...

Want Best Results? Try Intermittent Fasting And This

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...

BJJ Post-Workout Meal: 8 Examples Of What To Eat

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 Find Out Which Supplements to Take for BJJ?

If you’re looking to improve your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to the best of your abilities, then you’ve probably been thinking about introducing a supplement or two into your diet plan. However,...

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...

How To Treat Jiu-Jitsu Injuries As A Coach

An important job of any coach is to help injured athletes recover. Your team of BJJ athletes will turn to you for advice when they’ve pulled a muscle or broken a bone, and you’ll want to...

Top Healthy Eating Tips for the Busy College Student

Healthy Eating Has Multiple Benefits College students often struggle with the challenge of sticking to a healthy lifestyle. Busy schedules, occasional college parties, and competing demands take a...

Simple Steps To Lose Weight Through Martial Arts

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...

Valentina Shevchenko’s High Performance Diet: ‘Eating Cake & Nothing After 5pm’

UFC champion Shevchenko was recently a guest on the Joe Rogan podcast where she among other things, described her unusual diet. Although Shevchenko takes her diet very seriously, she attributes...

6 Types Of Intermittent Fasting Schedules That Produce Results

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...

Stretch Your Pecs And Strengthen Your Back If You Train BJJ

Most Jiujiteiros have no issue spending exorbitant amounts of time on the mats. Heck, if you didn’t enjoy BJJ, you wouldn’t train it in the first place, right? You wouldn’t mind...

When Can You Get Back To Training After An Injury? According to UFC Analysis

To get injured is something one should never wish to any opponent on the mats, since we know how hard it is. We are in a sport where there is so much manipulation of the body and often it is...

These Negative Energy Foods Will Help You 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...

Got Bad Knees from BJJ? Try This Warm Up Routine

Guest post by Bulletproof for BJJ. It’s common to carry an old ankle or knee injury in BJJ. While the injury itself may no longer be an issue, the affected joint often doesn’t feel as...

Your Rotator Cuff Is EASY TO INJURE – Here’s How To Strengthen It

Injuries can be a real hassle when you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! Everything seems to be going fine, you’re having fun and enjoying your progress… But than – POP! CRACK! And the next...

How To Lower Your Heart Rate Using Either Wim Hof or Rickson Gracie Breathing

Breathing for BJJ? You’re at the last 5 minutes of training, you’re rolling with a stronger, heavier yet lower belt. You are already at the end of you capacities, breathing hard and trying to...