BJJ

I recently spoke to MMA fighter Danielle “The Curse” West about her career and I wasn’t surprised to learn that one of the reasons she began fighting was because she wanted to help someone else.
This week wasn't my best. I injured my knee on Friday so I didn't get to train, and my diet hasn't been as clean as I'd like. However, it did give me time to work on some other BJJ-related projects.
When returning from an injury, be smart. Your goal is to train for years. Train at the right intensity, avoid positions that feel uncomfortable, and choose the right training partners.
My training schedule in 2014 continues to challenge and frustrate me. This was a good week for my weightlifting but not so much for BJJ.
It's been a fantastic week with some positive changes for my gym, my diet, and my training.
When I think about having a baby, I wonder how I can build a family and stay involved in BJJ. I recently spoke to Emily about her experience and she offered a lot of insight.
At the turn of the year, it's nice to sit back and take a look at the top articles of the year gone by. Here they are along with an overall Breaking Muscle top 10 and "Editors Picks."
2014 is off to a good start! I’ve been enjoying my time off from school, my gym is getting a lot of new students who are eager to learn, and I’ve been getting a ton of great training.
I have allowed BJJ to influence my choices throughout my life. So nobody found it more unexpected than I when I spent the final months of 2013 not giving a flying f*ck about it.
I recently spoke with BJJ black belt about her new role as mother and asked her to shed some light on what happens to female athletes after they have babies.
I made it to 2014 alive and had a great year for competing and training. Here are my goals for 2014, as well as the long-term goals that I'm striving towards.
I trained a lot this week and was also excited when several women came in asking about BJJ. Most of the women at our gym do kickboxing or boxing, so it will be nice to have more women to train with.
With more and more people taking to the mats, Brazilian jiu jitsu was a popular topic in 2013. We featured a range of excellent articles covering all aspects of the sport.
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.