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How Do You Roll And Stay Healthy?

How Do You Roll And Stay Healthy?

A common theme in Jiu Jitsu is rolling and staying healthy. It’s frequent that a person is hurt or has an injury especially if they have been in the game a long time. Many use…

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The Day After BJJ Training You Can Barely Move: 5 Suggestions

The Day After BJJ Training You Can Barely Move: 5 Suggestions

We get it. BJJ is supposed to be the gentle art. Yet many of us wake up in pain. Here are 5 layman suggestions (as in always consult your doctor first): Rest. Don’t train until…

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Am I Too Fat To Start Jiu Jitsu?

Am I Too Fat To Start Jiu Jitsu?

People often say they will start Jiu Jitsu when they are in shape. We know that doesn’t happen. If you do Jiu Jitsu you will actually get in shape. Some people may feel shy or…

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What if you can’t avoid sparring with someone who is dangerous?

What if you can’t avoid sparring with someone who is dangerous?

You want to be careful when training Jiu Jitsu. You have to make sure you can train again tomorrow. First of all before sparring you want to make sure you warm up properly so your…

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5 Simple Tips For Aging Jiu Jitsu Athletes

5 Simple Tips For Aging Jiu Jitsu Athletes

Are we getting older or gaining more wisdom? Or both, lol? Either way the mats are a challenging place. The mats can eat your body up if you let it. But there are ways to…

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4 Common Jiu Jitsu Supplements

4 Common Jiu Jitsu Supplements

Jiu Jitsu, the gentle art, can also bring a lot of pain depending on how you roll or train. Accidents can also happen. Aging is obviously occurring with generation X so it’s getting harder to…

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The Mystique of Washing or Not Washing Your Belt in BJJ

The Mystique of Washing or Not Washing Your Belt in BJJ

There is an old karate myth that says if you wash your belt your knowledge will be washed away with it. In fact, it was said everyone wore a white belt and the belts darkened…

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Jiu Jitsu’s usefulness during Mentally Difficult Times

Jiu Jitsu’s usefulness during Mentally Difficult Times

Jiu Jitsu has helped a lot of people around the world become more whole. Whether it be through exercise or healing, the benefits are numerous. It’s even commonly said that “Jiu Jitsu saves lives” or…

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Jiu Jitsu and Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDS)

Jiu Jitsu and Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDS)

You hear about this topic often when it comes to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition. Few organizations now test certain athletes at certain events but it is generally not the norm. Should PEDs be allowed in…

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Just Starting Jiu Jitsu But Out Of Shape

Just Starting Jiu Jitsu But Out Of Shape

A common reason why people do not start Jiu Jitsu is simply because they believe they are too out of shape. The reality is this is rarely the case. Why? Because this goes against one…

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