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4 Fun Things About Fitness and 2 Very Not-Fun Things

Some days exercise is fun. And that's great. Some days exercise is not fun. And that's great, too. Here's why both sides are valuable.

Back to School (Athlete Journal 48)

This week was the start of the new school year and a new major for me, so I've adjusted my training accordingly.

5 Lessons to Guarantee BJJ Tournament Success

James Kearns has been sharing his training log with us for the last eight months, and if you're interested in competing in BJJ you don't want to miss out.

Victory at the Boston Summer Open (Athlete Journal 34)

What started as a disappointing day turned out to be one of the most exciting tournaments I've ever experienced.

Are You Training? Or Are You Just Showing Up?

One student attends class because that is what he thinks needs to be done. The other student arrives ready to train. What sets them apart?

Guilty! 5 BJJ Photo Crimes You Will Recognize

People who train BJJ like to preserve the moment as much as anyone. But we also put our own spin on things.

Coaching Kids Will Brighten Up Your Week (Athlete Journal 47)

I didn't train as hard as I would have liked to this week, but I did get to coach a group of kids at a tournament.

It's Tournament Time (Athlete Journal 33)

This weekend I'm heading to the Boston Summer Open, and I'm feeling excited and optimistic.

Combat Skin Samurai in Combat Rashguard (Product Review)

I’ve had more people stop me in class to take a closer look at the graphics on this rashguard than any other. It's attractive, comfortable, and high quality.

Earning My Stripes (Athlete Journal 46)

I hurt my elbow and had to deal with a cold for two days, but it was still a great week.

Changing Up My Training (Athlete Journal 32)

Injuries, illness, tournament struggles, and all the other obstacles I faced earlier this year seem like a distant memory now.

Don't Stink and Wash Often: Hygiene for BJJ Gyms and Athletes

Did you know that if you show up to class with a cold sore, you could infect everyone you roll with?

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