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Category Archive: Articles, Nutrition

3 Superfoods to Include in Your 2019 Diet

Image: freshnlean As the New Year draws closer, you start hearing resolutions left and right. People are suddenly inspired to take their life in another direction. Among those resolutions, many...

Eat like Khabib: Dagestani Food That Fuels the UFC Champ

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...

Eating Clean: 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...

The Infamous ‘Rebound’ After A Competition Diet

Guest post by Mathias Jardin, a BJJ Black belt BJJ competitor and instructor from GFTeam France. Article translated from French from Jits.fr. If you have already competed in BJJ, then you have...

How To Prepare ‘Tereré’ The Healthy Drink That Is Taking Over Jiu-Jitsu

  BJJEE.com’s editor Gile Huni shows how to prepare Tereré the secret drink from the Amazon that is great for Jiu-Jitsu. Gile drinks this to stay alert, help with weight loss (it’s...

These Foods Will Speed Up Your Metabolism & Weight Loss

We all know that there is no one-night miracle to lose those extra pounds in our body and immediately have sexy, slim body goals to be proud of. Achieving your body goals require a lot of time,...

Kron Gracie Details His Training Regimen & Recent Change in Diet

Kron Gracie is one of the rare Jiu-Jitsu players that has a potential for crossover mainstream success. On this episode of FUEL (Vice) Kron Gracie talks about how he’s been meat-free for more...

‘True weight loss’ vs ‘Cutting weight’: Sports Dietitian Sets The Record Straight

  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...

Gracies Launch Belt System for Gracie Diet

  Carlos Gracie copied and adapted a nutritional regimen, from the Argentinean/French naturist Juan Esteve Dulin, and is now marketed as the Gracie Diet. Following the Hippocratean maxim...

Low Carb vs High Carb Diet for Athletes – The End of Dieting for Athletes

  In recent years the debate between the pro carb and pro fat camps has reignited with many suggesting ketosis is the optimal way to achieve athletic performance and carbs should be avoided at...

Performance Nutrition For Wrestlers After Cutting Weight

  Wrestlers and fighters cut weight for competition so they can have an advantage in combat. Whether you’re a youth, high school, college or professional athlete, being the largest...

Conor McGregor’s Nutritionist on the Move to Lightweight at UFC 197

  UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is going from featherweight to lightweight, and he’s starting to put some serious muscle mass. McGregor will face Rafael dos Anjos in the UFC 197...

Immunity Booster Cold Buster Smoothie from Redzovic Jiu-Jitsu

  Winter is coming and, especially with the cold and flu season, it’s important to know what we can do to keep a strong and balanced immune system to stay healthy and avoid infections. Check...

An Inside Look At The 20,000 Calorie/ Day Diet of a Strongman Champion

  Training for strongman competition involves building overall strength in the gym, and training with competition implements to gain familiarity. In the gym it is necessary to train the entire...

Bulletproof Coffee Done The Redzovic Jiu-Jitsu Way

  Bulletproof Coffee is, essentially, a hot coffee, plus two tablespoons of butter, plus a tablespoon of MCT oil (that’s medium chain triglyceride oil, which we’ll talk more about in...

Nutrition For Grapplers: The Wonderful Benefits Of Hummus

    As grapplers, we need to keep our diet clean and our weight down to be at the best shape possible. I personally am very careful with carbohydrate consumption, when I’m trying to...

Exercise Scientist: ‘The Majority of BJJ Competitors Should Not Cut Weight’

  Thinking about cutting weight 2 weeks before your next tournament? Think again. An exercise scientist recommends that you do not. Exercise scientists assist sportspeople to achieve the best...

41yr Old Vegan BJJ Athlete in Amazing Shape: ‘I Just Eat Plants & Train Jiu-Jitsu’

    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...

Ronda Rousey Reveals her Special Diet

    Allison Glock spoke to Ronda Rousey for ESPN about her diet:   “I try to keep healthy-ish, but I’m so on point when I’m in camp that having a vegetable wrap...

Max Carvalho’s Favorite Pre-Competition Meal

    Max Carvalho is a 1st degree black-belt under the famous Zé Radiola. He is an active competitor and respected instructor who runs Gracie Barra Hungary. He also has a network of...

Mainstream Nutrition Myths Spread by the Media

When it comes to nutrition, don’t always be fooled by what you hear from other people or in the media. Despite clear advancements in nutrition science, the old myths don’t seem to be going...

20 Easy To Make Pre & Post Workout Snacks

    Pre- and post-workout foods are super important. While everyone’s nutritional requirements are different depending on their goals and activities, these snacks can offer the right...

Words Of Wisdom from Steve Maxwell about: S&C for BJJ, Nutrition, and Overtraining.

    Steve Maxwell, world famous BJJ black belt and strength and conditioning coach of Saulo and Xande Ribeiro sat down with MMA fighter from Serbia, Mark Lajhner and discussed many issues...

The Helio Gracie Corn Soup: One Of The Best Soups You Will Ever Taste

    The Gracie corn soup has been one of my favorites for the past few years. I use frozen corn that I defrost putting it in warm water. I then pass it through a regular fruit &...