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

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...

Does Junk Food Have Its Place in a Jiu-Jitsu Athlete’s Diet?

So, you’ve decided to throw out junk food from your diet. You might do it because you believe that getting rid of it will make you into a better, healthier jiujiteiro – or you do it because...

Acacia Honey, a Natural Energizer for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

When sparring or in a BJJ tournament, maintaining your energy levels throughout is a challenge. Some eat bananas, oranges, açai, some rely on energy drinks. We all want some fuel and look for high...

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...

How To Manage Carbohydrate Intake: Should You Go On A Low-Carb Diet?

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 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...

Is Caffeine Before Rolling or BJJ Competition a Good Idea?

There are heaps of available dietary supplements out there, used for all sorts of goals. One type of them are the pre-workout supplements, all of which possess a common substance: caffeine. And...

Use These Keto-Friendly FoodsTo Spice Up Your 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...

How Long Does It Take For Your Body To Digest Food?

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...

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...

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...

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...

Are You Drinking Enough Water? Stay Hydrated With These Tips

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...

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...

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...

These Are The Best Post-Training Foods To Boost Your Recovery

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...

Fish Oil: The Essential Supplement for Grapplers That Train Hard

If you’ve been in this grueling world of brazilian jiu jitsu for longer then a month odds are you’ve heard a laundry list of supplements you should be taking to make the ride smoother, sort of...

Eating Clean: The Best Nutrition Plan Guide for Grapplers

For grapplers that are looking to shred, lose fat, and just basically build a lean, muscular, aesthetic physique, you’ll no doubt already be well aware of just how much hard work, motivation, and...

Caffeine: An Effective Performance & Muscle Enhancer for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

If BJJ athletes are looking for legal ways to boost performance then they should consider caffeine as an option. Caffeine is a performance enhancer that can help BJJ athletes to go longer and faster,...

6 Essential Supplements to Consider When Training

When it comes to training and exercise, nutrition is one of the key aspects that is essential to maintaining your fitness. Athletes often make sure they meet certain nutritional goals through the use...