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Category Archive: Articles, Nutrition

Nutrition for Martial Arts Training | How Important Is Diet?

The truth is that mixed martial arts is demanding and requires one to spend hours each day in the gym. You will need to work on your techniques, strength training, and exercise. However, these are...

Nutritionist Answers: Does The Gracie Diet Really Work?

Rorion found that Gracie Jiu-jitsu is more than just a sport, it’s a lifestyle. A lifestyle based on keeping the body healthy. The “Gracie Diet” is a method of eating developed during...

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...

The Pablo Popovitch Diet: A Simple Way to Speed Up Your Metabolism For Jiu-Jitsu

Pablo Popovitch is a 4th degree BJJ black belt, ADCC champion (2009, by defeating Marcelo Garcie) and World No Gi champion. Popovitch is known for his amazing conditioning, and ‘He Man’...

Should MMA & Jiu-Jitsu Fighters Have Cheat Meals?

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...

Everything You Need To Know About The Mediterranean Diet for 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...

Can Consuming Spinach Enhance Performance in Jiu Jitsu?

Spinach, famously known as the strength-booster of Popeye, may have some truth to its reputation. Researchers at the Free University of Berlin conducted a study supporting the idea that spinach can...

How Can Knowledge Be Implemented In Nutrition And Sports

The focus of sports and nutrition revolves around studying the quantity and quality of food and nourishment people consume. This field also covers the intake of vital nutrients such as vitamins,...

What Is The Carnivore Diet, And What Are Its Benefits 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...

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...

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...

Slowing Down The Aging Process With Healthy 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...

Why should a healthy diet be taught from school years?

Developing healthy eating habits is a key factor in maintaining physical health. Yet many children today are consuming diets made up of processed foods. These types of food contain too much sugar and...

BJJ Nutrition Basics: Proteins – Here’s What You’ve Got To Know

Changing your nutrition is not a simple thing. Sure, you want to eat better, but the diet you’re currently on… It’s tasty. It’s addictive. And neither you nor your body want to give it up so...

BJJ Nutrition Basics: You’ve Got To Understand What “Energy Availability” Is

Changing your nutrition is not a simple thing. Sure, you want to eat better, but the diet you’re currently on… It’s tasty. It’s addictive. And neither you nor your body want to give it up so...

How To Cut Weight Before A Competition? Here’s Why Sodium Is Important

Weight cutting is a major challenge for every competitor. In addition to being grueling it can also lower your testosterone and affect more or less every aspect of your life. Limit your liquid input...

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About The Pescatarian Diet for Grapplers

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...

Joe Rogan Talks How Alcohol Negatively Affects A Fighter’s Career

Sure, alcohol is fun… But how “fun” is it when you’re trying to create a career for yourself in professional fighting? That’s exactly the topic that Joe Rogan and Belal...

The Relationship Between Caffeine And Athletic Performance

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...

Top 3 Supplements & What They do to Enhance Your Lifestyle

Maybe you are looking for something to help relieve some pain or relax your muscles. Or perhaps you are on the search for a supplement to help boost your immune system. If you find yourself looking...

Joe Rogan Talks Processed Food: “There’s Consequences”

How good is your diet? No, seriously – how bad is it? Yeah, it could probably be a lot healthier… Especially if you’re eating a ton of processed food. Joe Rogan, for instance, is...

ONE Championship’s Alain Ngalani on How to Train Hard & Eat Plant Based Like Him

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...