When the body is properly fueled, performance will go up. When the body is starving, performance will drop. The goal of this article is to teach you how to gauge and fuel your performance.
"If something I have created can reach out and bring a new person in to try BJJ out, then that would be my ultimate goal. Me personally, I just want to keep rolling, keep drawing, keep writing.”
If you have a friend or family member who has gotten the BJJ bug, here's a list of gifts from BJJ practitioner Sally Arsenault.
There is no need to put on unnecessary weight during the holidays. All it will do is make your weight cut more difficult. Here are tips and workouts for the holiday season.
This week I had a few reminders that I need to make sure my basic techniques and self-defense are on point, including the seminar with Royce Gracie at our school.
Stop whatever you are doing, and spend a few minutes watching this no-holds-barred highlight reel of female BJJ submissions.
I have two lessons for you this week that are helping me get better at jiu jitsu and life in general. One of them involves Dunkin' Donuts.
Posture is key to maintaining your base, yet few BJJ athletes take time to work on their posture. Hours are spent learning techniques and sparring. Hardly anyone is working on proper spine mechanics.
If I saw William Wayland walking towards me in BJJ class and we were the only two people left not rolling, I would most likely fake an injury or pretend to be sleeping.
The goal for this article is to provide you with some tips on safe weight cutting - not just for the full-time competitor but for the competitor who has to deal with work, family, or school.
With school and transitions at my academy, I'm in a bit of a training slump. I'm still teaching at my academy but I'm looking forward to a normalized training schedule and some hard training sessions.
When Ricardo's son Renzo was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, the family switched to eating gluten and casein free - but they all still train jiu jitsu.
Awake & Evolve Workouts
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Mature Athlete Workouts
MMA & BJJ Workouts
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