Valerie Worthington

Valerie Worthington

 

All Articles By Valerie Worthington

I learned the hard way that constantly beating up my body without appreciating what it gave me can only end up in a place of illness and injury. Read how I learned to express gratitude to my body.
Ever wondered what you might have in common with Superman? Read on to find out - but don't get too excited, because when it comes to training we all have our "kryptonite."
If you train martial arts, you might end up having to leave your school for some reason and join another. Read on for some suggestions about how to make the process smoother and show proper respect.
What does it mean to be coachable? What are your responsibilities as an athlete/student in your relationship with your coach? Find out what some experienced coaches have to say on the matter.
Love is in the air - and at the academy. Get into the Valentine's Day spirit with the story of two people who met and fell in love thanks to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!
Are you a mixed martial artist looking for reasonably-priced health insurance? You may not have thought it existed, but it does. Read on to find out how you can get it.
Darren Uyenoyama is new to the big lights of fighting in the UFC...and it's taking a little adjusting. Learn more about Darren's journey in our two part interview.
Want to know how to become a successful mixed martial artist while still remaining a heck of a nice guy? Read on for UFC fighter Darren Uyenoyama's story!
Close quarters and warm, moist conditions are like a homing device for creepy critters. Read on for more information about how grapplers can prevent and treat skin conditions.
What do grapplers have in common with the rich and famous? Maybe cauliflower ear!
Looking for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy? Here are some issues to consider so you can ensure a good, long-lasting fit.
What message are you sending when you suit up for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class? Make sure it is the right message, one that will make people want to train with you.