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Three Brutal Truths in Martial Arts Training

    Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Matt Mizell, Chief Instructor of Evolution Training Academy in Bakersfield, CA

Best Weight Training Routine for Jiujitsu

Alright, there is no "one size fits all" weightlifting routine, but having a good weight training program and investing time in the gym will...

Spending Too Much Time in the Gym?

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...

Two Dumbells and 15 Minutes is All You Need

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...

Should Jiu Jitsu Athletes Use Supplements?

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...

Four Exercises that Can Help Prevent Back Pain and Help Your...

Injuries can have you tapping out quicker than a tight triangle choke, but while you’ll be back on the mat after a choke, you...

The Other Important Reasons to Do An Abs Workout Today

  We are a modest, humble and quiet people, a civilization dominated by modesty and propriety. So the way a chiseled six pack looks, glistening...

Strength Training Can Make You a Top Competitor…with the Body to...

There’s no reason jiu jitsu players can’t look like Greek gods. Just take a look at any number of the top competitors. Many look...

How to Get Bigger, Stronger Shoulders

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...

Keep Skin Infections like Staph, Ringworm, and Athlete’s Foot out of...

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...