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These 3 Deadlift Variations Are The Best For BJJ Athletes

The deadlift is, arguably, the best exercise you should be doing in the weight room. When performed properly, it not only makes your legs and back stronger – but it also improves your posture,...

Should You Get In Shape Before Starting With BJJ?

So you’re thinking about training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, eh? That’s fantastic! But, are we hearing that correctly… You’re stalling and putting off your very first class? We get it. You’re...

Can Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Get You Ripped?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an outstanding martial art. You become healthier, happier, you get to meet amazing people and form friendships, as well as to get rid of stress through training… But, can BJJ...

Andrew Wiltse: “Rolling Isn’t Enough For Conditioning”

How good is your conditioning on the mats? Do you find yourself gassing out too quickly… Or do you think that you still haven’t reached your peak when it comes to cardio? If that’s...

Want To Lift Weights For BJJ? Try Doing This

Lifting weights and training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… They go together like bread and butter. And no, don’t listen to those cynical training partners! Being “really strong” in a roll is a great...

This Is What Strength Training With Romulo Barral Looks Like

Romulo Barral is one of the most elite grapplers that the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has ever seen. Once an ADCC and a 6x IBJJF world champion, he’s now retired and is one of the top-ranking...

How Should Your BJJ Conditioning Training Look Like?

“If you want to get in better shape for Jiu-Jitsu, just do more Jiu-Jitsu bro!” Well… That’s both correct and incorrect at the same time. For, BJJ is the best way to get in...

BJJ Hobbyists Should NOT Make The Mistake of Strength Training Like Professional Athletes

Training for BJJ athletes depends, in large part, upon their goals. Meaning, it’s obvious that someone who trains Jiu Jitsu as a hobbyist doesn’t need to train twice per day, 6 days per...

These Are The Best Back Training Exercises For Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Turning up in class as often as you can, paying attention, drilling as perfectly as possible, and rolling with the aim of learning (not winning)… These will get you far in your pursuit of...

These Are The Best Leg Training Exercises for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Let’s face it – you might love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but you still want to have strong and well-built legs. And why not! Having strong, explosive, and endurable legs is a MUST for any BJJ...

BJJ Strength & Conditioning Secret: The JuggernautBJJ Program

Be honest with us. You love training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu but, the matter of the fact is… You’re guilty. You’re guilty, because despite all those who’ve been telling you that...

JT Torres: “Don’t Skip Stretching After Jiu-Jitsu Training”

JT Torres is one of the most accomplished lightweight BJJ athletes of his generation, who’s won ADCC and IBJJF titles. He’s also an owner and a head coach at his Essential BJJ academy;...

Try These Special Strength Exercises For BJJ Performance

Yes, having great technique in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the most important skill you can have… However, it isn’t everything you need. Contrary to the popular opinion, you also need to...

Bas Rutten: “There’s No Such Thing As Having Enough Stamina”

What does your stamina look like? You should probably improve it… But how? There are all sorts of approaches to doing it and it can be rather difficult to pick just one option. That’s why...

Submission Strength for BJJ: Strength and Conditioning Secrets Revealed

The old saying goes, there’s a thousand ways to skin a cat. We can defiantly see this in the world of strength in conditioning for combat sport athletes. Just go ahead and pop in google “MMA...

Just How Much Strength Training Do You Need For BJJ?

Just how much strength training do you really need for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? One school of thought advocates virtually no strength training at all, where this modality of training is seen as something...

Technique Aside, BJJ Practitioners Are Terrible Athletes

Been working much on your techniques lately? And so you should, great job! After all, technique is king in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s what your training time on the mats mostly consists of; so...

Doing These 3 Exercises Will Make Your Jiu Jitsu Strength Skyrocket

Yeah yeah, we know the story you’re about to tell us: „But BJJEE, I barely make it to my Jiu Jitsu classes, how am I supposed to make it to the gym as well?“ And while it could be argued...

Phil Daru’s BJJ Strength And Conditioning Workout With Gezary Matuda

Have you ever wondered how an „average“ workout of a top MMA and BJJ competitor looks like? Well, Phil Daru, one of the world’s most renowned strength and conditioning coaches – a head...

12 Tips For Your Kettlebell Swing: The Ultimate BJJ-Specific Exercise

Some exercises need little introduction, and the same can be said for the Kettlebell Swing. It is one of the best BJJ-specific exercises that you can do; one that will improve your hip strength and...

These Are The 6 Best Core Exercises For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athletes

If you want to be the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete you can be, then you need a strong and stable core! If you neglect working on it, you might not reach your maximum BJJ potential; but you could...

Firas Zahabi On How To Drastically Improve Your Cardio For BJJ

„How do I improve my cardio for BJJ?“ This is one of those questions that are often given a generic answer: „Just spend more time on the mats.“ But there has got to be more to it,...

Need A Great BJJ Workout At Home? Try These 11 Elastic Band Exercises

If you’re stuck at home and can’t go to your BJJ academy nor to the gym for whatever reason, you might be nervous; fearing that you’ll lose all your athleticism and gains. Heavy...

These Are The Only Exercises You’ll Need For Strength Training For BJJ

Getting better in BJJ is a never-ending journey, one that consists out of many steps along the way. These steps, however, are not just the numerous techniques and principles that are directly...