Sally Arsenault

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The new women's gi from Killer Bee Gis is my new favorite. It fits much better than a man's gi and the ripstop pants are indestructible. Let me break down on the details on this gi for you.
Q5 Combat is focused on helping older athletes, like myself, stay in the game with younger competitors. I tried one of their protein supplements and was happy with my experience.
My Bubba Teeth mouthguard not only makes me look very attractive in tournament photos, it’s a great conversation piece. It also fits amazingly and I'm sure it's going to last me for years of training.
The GenuTrain might be more expensive than other knee braces, but it's also more effective. My doctor prescribed it for me and it allowed me to go back to training Brazilian jiu jitsu.
After 8 weeks of tournament preparation, I finally competed at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship in Montreal, Quebec. Here's the photos, videos, and how it all went down.
My eight-week training program is almost done - the tournament is this coming Saturday. I'm going to share my inspirations for my game plans and my latest personal training update.
I've spent the past 8 weeks tweaking my technique and strategy. These are the tools I've used, plus an update on my training - frustratingly, I'm not gaining weight and my heart rate is not improving.
Through trial and error I have discovered a list of essential items for BJJ. Not the least of which is a good bottle of Head & Shoulders. Here's the rest of my list of must-have gear, as well.
After my first tournament experience I devised a plan to create the best strength and conditioning program for BJJ ever. Luckily I've also had the help of Joel Jamieson and BioForce HRV.
My training continues as I head toward my tournament. While I sometimes struggle with my nutrition plan, I am getting leaner and according to my BioForce HRV, I'm getting fitter, too.
As a female athlete, your menstrual cycle can be frustrating to deal with. I've found the easiest way to handle it is to use a product called the Diva Cup - it's comfortable, reusable, and hygienic.
What makes a person mentally tough? What makes as fighter able to withstand punishment and come back to win? Here's my weekly training update and my analysis of what constitutes mental toughness.