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Gordon Ryan Issues Health Update: “This Is One Of The Happiest Days In My Whole Life”

Gordon Ryan has been sidelined from competition for a while due to health issues. And, even though he recently started competing again, Gordon still isn’t in the clear… As he continues...

UFC’s Rodolfo Vieira Undergoes Medical Tests: “This Is The Toughest Day Of My Life”

Rodolfo Vieira is one of the best-known and most beloved BJJ athletes in the world. And not only that; but he’s also one of the greatest grapplers to have ever competed in mixed martial arts as...

BJJ Busted Your Body Up? Try Going To A Chiropractor

Let’s not get it twisted… Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can work wonders for your life and health. However, it can also bust your body up; your muscles could ache a lot and you could get nagging...

Samantha Cook, BJJ Black Belt from the UK, Diagnosed with Lymphoma

Samantha Cook, a UK-based BJJ black belt and 2019 European Championships title winner, has recently shared the news that she’s been diagnosed with cancer. More specifically, with lymphoma; a...

Caio Terra: “Jiu-Jitsu Is Not The Healthiest Thing To Do When You Do It Too Much”

If you want to succeed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – whatever “success” means to you – you’ll need to be willing to push through a lot of hard work and quite a bit of...

Tight Hips? Do These Stretches & Improve Your BJJ Guard Retention

“It’s all in the hips” is a sentence you’ll hear more than once on your road to BJJ black belt (and beyond). And it’s a true one, to say the least; your hips’...

Stretch Your Pecs And Strengthen Your Back If You Train BJJ

Most Jiujiteiros have no issue spending exorbitant amounts of time on the mats. Heck, if you didn’t enjoy BJJ, you wouldn’t train it in the first place, right? You wouldn’t mind...

Purple Belt World Champion Returns To Training 2 Years After Suffering Stroke

It’s always tragic when a serious injury or health issue occurs to someone from the BJJ community… And it’s even more tragic when it happens to someone who is young. Ronaldo Silva,...

Joe Rogan Tests Positive for COVID-19, Takes Unconventional Treatment

Joe Rogan shared that he’s recently tested positive for COVID-19, but that he’s already feeling better after taking a lot of medication.   View this post on Instagram   A post...

10th Planet Black Belt Zack Edwards Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu’s black belt Zack Edwards has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Now, his loved ones are asking for help. Edwards experienced a persistent headache before he was admitted...

Gordon Ryan Shares Health Update: Antibiotics for Staph Infection May be The Cause

It’s been quite a while already since Gordon Ryan has been out of competition due to his stomach health problems. In his own words, he’s been trying to find the root cause to the issue...

The CARNIVORE Diet for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Is It Right For You?

So you want to change up your diet a bit while training Jiu-Jitsu, and you regularly listen to the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Okay, don’t tell us, let us guess… You’re thinking...

Vascular Neck Injuries and Strokes in BJJ: Recognizing the Warning Signs

Chris Martin is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. He experienced a stroke in 2017 due to a vascular neck injury, that was caused by strangulation – in other words, by a BJJ choke. Since then,...

Gordon Ryan’s Stomach Recovery Medicine Includes Growth Hormone Treatment

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community was struck by the recent news of Gordon Ryan’s health issues. The arguably best contemporary no-gi grappler had to take what’s, hopefully, going to be a...

Benefits Of Going To The SAUNA For Jiu-Jitsu Practitioners

If you’re a Jiujiteiro who, among other things, follows Joe Rogan’s Instagram account, then you’ve probably – at one point in time – thought about going to a sauna. You’ve...

Human Growth Hormone – How It Works And How To Increase It Naturally

Ah, yes. HGH – the Human Growth Hormone. Often called a „fountain of youth“ by men, especially those who are up-to-date with the rise of podcasts in the recent times. But… What is HGH,...

A Simple Guide For Resolving 4 Most Common BJJ Aches And Pains

With great power in BJJ comes… Quite a bit of aches and pains, actually. It’s no secret, and every Jiujiteiro knows it: sooner or later, as you train Jiu Jitsu, you will encounter pain....

Top 4 Lifestyle Habits That Are Actively Ruining Your Health & Jiu-Jitsu

You know what? Perhaps it’s time that you take a little step back from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu… No, no – not from training BJJ, but from being focused exclusively on it for the sake of your...

Why Does My Elbow Hurt? Dealing With Elbow Tendonitis In BJJ

One moment, you’re training Jiu Jitsu and everything is going fine; you’re rolling, submitting people, tapping out occasionally, learning new techniques, and just all-around having fun....

How Not To Stink – The Basics Of Personal Hygiene For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Being a combat sport and martial art, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu involves a high degree of physical contact. So if you’ve ever rolled with a person that doesn’t take care of their personal...

Do THIS To Have Consistent Levels Of ENERGY In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Have you noticed that your Jiu Jitsu training sessions aren’t really similar to one another? It’s not just about how „well“ your training goes – meaning, how much you’ve...

Do Your Fingers Hurt From Too Much Gripping In BJJ? This Will Help

Your fingers hurt, don’t they? Finger pain is one of the most common woes of Jiujiteiros worldwide; the aching knuckles and the inability to extend the joints fully, something which can pose...

So You Injured Your Knee In BJJ? Follow This Simple Step-By-Step Guide

Sorry to burst your bubble, but the matter of a fact is – if you haven’t injured your knee while training BJJ so far, there’s a high chance that you’ll injure it sometime down the...

Cracking Your Back Sure Feels Good… But Is It Bad For Your Health?

If you train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, then you know very well just how stiff your back can get. All of that inverting, getting stacked, pressure passed and twisted into all directions takes its toll....