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Category Archive: Articles, Strength & Conditioning

Mistakes to Avoid When Training BJJ and Crossfit Together

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. Crossfit is it’s own demanding sport, requiring a person to be well...

“Strength fixes everything”: 8 Strength Training Rules For Jiu-Jitsu

Written by Peter Lakatos for BJJ Eastern Europe, Master SFG Instructor and creator of Primal Move . Strength coach for Carlson Gracie Team Hungary. “Strength fixes everything.” -Mark Reifkind...

Squat Everyday: 50 Reasons to Do 50 Squats a Day

Hello! Wake up and take note of the benefits of why you should squat everyday. If you don’t know why, we’ve provided 50 good reasons. Did you know that only a small percentage of...

4 BJJ Conditioning Secrets Every BJJ Player Should Know

Photo: Marko Stupar Guest post by Jason C. Brown of  BJJWorkouts.com 4 BJJ Conditioning Secrets Every BJJ player should know. Here’s my list. There are really no secrets where BJJ Conditioning...

Want to be more explosive for BJJ? This little tip might help…

A right timed explosive burst in a fight can sometimes make a big difference between winning or losing. Almost anybody can be explosive. It really doesn’t take amazing athleticism. You just...

2 Ways To Do a BJJ Specific Bench Press

  What is the most common question you hear when you lift weights? “How much do you bench bro?” With everything that we hear about the benefits of deadlifting and squatting for grapplers, is...

BJJ Champion’s Powerlifting Garage Workout for Grappling

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu technique is king. How else would a much smaller person beat a bigger person if it wasn’t for superior technique. Strength however frowned upon, is also important...

The Best At-Home Workouts for Grapplers

Keeping to a regular workout routine is vital to maintaining our bodies at peak performance. When we stop exercising for a long enough period of time, our bodies will quickly go into atrophy and lose...

Inside Look Into Teddy Riner’s Work out Routine That Makes Him Unbeatable

International Judo Federation has long harbored disdain for MMA but they’ve recently made it public that even though the whole world was gearing to watch McGregor – Mayweather their very...

An Inside Look at a Judo Olympian’s Kettlebell Workout

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 brown belt in...

Don’t Fear Foot Locks: How To Strengthen & Improve Mobility for Ankles

Having strong ankles is important for any athlete as it’s the base that will help you have balance. Every time you are attempting a takedown, passing someone’s guard or bridging, your...

7 Best BJJ Specific Kettlebell Exercises

Written by Joey Alvarado, creator of Kettle-Jitsu For core/hip strength I’ve seen quite a few articles out there on this topic. But I’m not seeing anything new. Swings, snatches and cleans are...

How Big & Strong Can Bodyweight Exercises Make You for Grappling?

Generally, yes you can get stronger just by doing bodyweight exercises at home. Kron Gracie is one of the advocates of calisthenics and we all know his results. If you are planning on starting a...

Why Am I So Exhausted After BJJ & What To Do About It

So you always feel wiped out after Jiu Jitsu? Always sore the next day barely able to perform? In this article we will analyze some of the factors that cause you to be wiped out after Jiu Jitsu (both...

9 Exercises That Will Make You Stronger for Grappling Sports

There are dozens of such exercises and in this article we will have a look at nine such exercises which perhaps could be the right answer to burn excess fat and more importantly build strong and lean...

How Does Increasing Sleep Actually Boost Your Sports Performance?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs cascao bjj hard knocks out of Las Vegas nv.​ Sleep Affects You More Then You Think… Everybody talks about how...

Wrestlers Workout: Agility, Explosiveness, and Muscular Endurance

When it comes to strength and conditioning, many Grapplers especially BJJ practitioners still train like amateurs. Mark Philippi, co-owner of Philippi Sports Institute (PSI), has released...

Building a Home Gym: The Essential Gear You Need

Working out can be an intimidating thing to do. A huge part of that intimidation comes from having to go to a gym. The equipment and number of people around can be too much. However, if you bring the...

The Facts on REAL Strength For Grappling Athletes

When it comes to strength and conditioning, many Grapplers especially BJJ practitioners still train like amateurs. Mark Philippi, co-owner of Philippi Sports Institute (PSI), has released...

Ultimate Kettlebell Workout for Grapplers (10 Minute HIIT Circuit)

Kettlebells are a fantastic training tool for grapplers because they work pretty much every single muscle in the body – just like grappling. Why grapplers should train with Kettlebells? 1. They...

Tom DeBlass & Saulo Ribeiro’s Easy Plate Workout For BJJ

You don’t need to have fancy equipment to build yourself an endless gas tank and strength on the Jiu Jitsu mats. Simple exercises and minimal equipment that work the whole body are more than...

Quick Fixes For Improving Your Weakest Link : Flexibility, Strength, Conditioning…

 Written for BJJEE.com by the awesome BJJ Athlete Strength & Conditioning – BredaS&C, Check out their facebook page   Armour, chain-mail a bulletproof vest. That’s what your...

Georges St-Pierre’s Unique Training Routine & Diet

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St Pierre was one of the best conditioned athletes in MMA history. His training routine consisted of gymnastics for dynamic dexterity and coordination, Power...

2 Reasons Why Bodyweight Training is Better for BJJ

BJJ Weight Training is a topic that can be hotly debated. Some people don’t think you should any strength work for Jiu Jitsu. Although the debate that we always love is whether weight training...