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Category Archive: Articles, Featured, Nutrition

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’...

Do Grapplers Really Need Nutritional Supplements?

Photo by Tebezvonu. Written by Reid Reale BHlthSc(Hons), MDiet – Sports Dietitian and BJJ black belt combatsportsnutrition.com. Reid works with many of the best judo, boxing, taekwondo and...

Here’s How To Figure Out What’s The Best Weight-Loss Diet For You

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 5 Supplements for Muscle Recovery and Weight Loss

Whether you’re just thinking of getting into BJJ or an experienced BJJ practitioner, it would never hurt to add muscle mass, drop a few pounds, or recover from an intense workout. But...

How to Eat Healthy for BJJ under $50 a Week

Healthy food isn’t always expensive. You can nourish your body for the demands and not break the bank. Be sure to check out our nutrition section: https://www.bjjee.com/category/nutrition/ BJJ...

Start The Day Right: The Benefits of Drinking Lemon & Honey in Water Every Morning

The combination of honey, lemon and water results in a tasty, beneficial drink. Honey with lemon is an age-old remedy believed to soothe a variety of ailments. It is easy to make — using...

5 Tips To Make Intermittent Fasting Work For You

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 5 Foods to Get Enough Protein on a Budget

Guest post by Andrew Lewis of blackmetalbarbellstrength.com  Eating enough protein and calories to recover during weightlifting programs can be a difficult proposition if your budget is tight. The...

Stay Hydrated: How Much Water To Drink Per Day To Stay Fit

Water is the main chemical component of your body, making up 75 percent of your muscle tissue and 10 percent of your fatty tissue. The conventional recommendation is to consume eight cups of water...

Nicky Rodriguez Shares His Training, Weights, and Nutrition Routine That Makes Him So Dominant

ADCC silver medalist Nick Rodriguez has taken the grappling world by storm. The division III wrestler only took up BJJ training 2 1/2 years ago, and in a record time reached the impressive silver...

5 Essential Vegetarian Diet Facts For Grapplers To Consider

When it comes to making a diet plan, especially if you’re an athlete, it’s important to take a creative and dynamic approach. This involves weighing your diet plans in terms of both short term...

The Lowdown On Protein In A Grappler’s Diet

Written by Reid Reale BHlthSc(Hons), MDiet – Sports Dietitian and BJJ black belt combatsportsnutrition.com. Reid works with many of the best judo, boxing, taekwondo and wrestling athletes in...

Jiu-Jitsu Nutrition For Performance: To Carb Or Not To Carb?

Written by Reid Reale BHlthSc(Hons), MDiet – Sports Dietitian and BJJ black belt combatsportsnutrition.com. Reid works with many of the best judo, boxing, taekwondo and wrestling athletes in...

4 Best Ways to Recover from a Hard BJJ/Judo Training Session

Written by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Judo Black Belt and a  Black...

Scientitsts Measure How Body Fat % Increase Affects Athletic Performance

In a sport like Jiu-Jitsu, it’s important to compete at the ideal weight and also with the ideal body fat percentage. In wrestling, Seven percent (7%) body fat has been established by...

Sports Dietitian Sarai Pannekoek Gives Great Nutritional Advice For BJJ Athletes

Sarai Pannekoek is a Dutch BJJ player and very well respected sports dietitian who counts many BJJ athletes as clients. In this article She gives some really useful advice for BJJ athletes: 1. Hi...

BJJ Black Belt Mike Bidwell’s Advice on How He Lost 47lbs/21kgs While Training Jiu-Jitsu

Written by Mike “Spider-Ninja” Bidwell is a BJJ Black Belt under Phil Migliarese and Ken Kronenberg (Team Tai-Kai / Balance). Mike is a full time Jiu-Jitsuka, blogger (check out his great...

Rorion Gracie Details How the Gracie Diet Really Works

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master Rorion Gracie comes by to Tai Lopez’s house to talk about his new book The Gracie Diet. Rorion tells us how his family revolutionized the sport of Jiu-Jitsu,...

5 Ways To Build Strength For Jiu-Jitsu Without Putting On Extra Weight

  When your single aim is to build as much strength as possible, you should focus on the lower rep range. In Jiu-Jitsu, strength is important but extra bulk and weight can be more of a burden...

Best Foods To Eat For Recovery After Training for Combat Sports by Coach Phil Daru

That’s right — it’s all about proper nutrition. It’s time to talk about what we consume, particularly after a hard training session. With all the effort you put into your training, it’s...

6 Of 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...

Effective Cutting Weight Strategies for Grapplers

Written by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a black belt in...

Will Skittles Make You Better At Jiu Jitsu?

Guest post by Tyler Bishop, BJJ black belt and instructor and editor at bishopbjj.com Wait, what? This can’t be a real article, can it? The idea of the popular junk food candy Skittles improving a...

The Importance of Proper Hydration For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes

Written by Matt D’Aquino, a multiple Australian and Oceania Champion and a 2008 Beijing Judo Olympian. He has been studying Judo for over 23 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black belt and a black belt in...