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CBD is slowly becoming an alternative for people seeking relief. You may see CBD products in grocery stores or gas stations, or maybe your favorite jiu-jitsu athlete picked up a sponsorship. But should you be supplementing with CBD?
Shoulders are big, powerful and built to carry a heavy load. They are also fragile, prone to wear and can simply give out. A good shoulder workout regimen will not only help to prevent such injuries, but it will also avail the ability to build strong and powerful shoulders. Shoulder Exercise Considerations When...
Jiu jitsu is an up close and personal sport. Rolling with your opponent means a lot of rubbing against that competitor—and that can mean a lot of things rubbing off on you, things you don’t want like MRSA, ringworm, athletes foot, and even a type of herpes. Prevention is vital,...
Supplements aren't anything new. Fitness seekers, athletes and competitors in nearly every sport have used supplements at some point to get bigger, stronger and better. In fact, the world of health and fitness supplements has never been bigger and there is seemingly a supplement for everything. One report cited some impressive statistics...
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There's a chance you've been asked to bear crawl at some point in your life. Whether on the mat or in a school gymnasium, you've performed this movement. It can be a killer workout for your whole body, and a new way to move since most of...
Alright, there is no "one size fits all" weightlifting routine, but having a good weight training program and investing time in the gym will pay huge dividends for your jiujitsu game. Finding the right program that's best for you, can be huge. So determining what your goals are and what you...
Are you spending too much time at the gym? How do you know? Is it even possible to be working out too much? This discussion requires a preamble; Every fitness program is different and is dictated by the goals and needs of the individual. A big guy, the kind of fella that wasn't...
Anyone who's spent time on the mats knows the struggle of figuring out what to eat for their BJJ goals. If you socialize before or after BJJ class, you’ve likely heard someone discuss the Paleo diet for jiu jitsu. Although it is not the first diet of its kind,...
The Cross-Training Advantage Cross-training has many benefits and is an ideal fitness program for jiu jitsu athletes. It will strengthen and tone, promote fat-burning and build cardio endurance. It also doesn't require a monthly gym membership or commitment and it does not require a great investment in weights or machines....
Losing weight with jiujitsu. People study jiu jitsu for any number of reasons. Some think they’re the next UFC champion, while other just might be. Students may have grown up on Kung Fu Theater, while others are looking to protect themselves and their families. Yet others study for the sheer joy of the...