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What are the Top 5 Most Common Jiu Jitsu Injuries

People often call Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, “the gentle art,” but anyone that trains would tell you that the sport is far from gentle! Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be a rough martial art to practice and if you

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Brazilian Acai Bowls – A Nutritious Superfood to Add to Your BJJ Diet!

We’ve all heard the saying that goes: Jiu Jitsu is more than a sport, it’s a lifestyle. As cliché as it may sound, it’s the absolute truth! BJJ far extends past your training in the mats – it

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The Gracie Diet – A BJJ Diet to Keep You Rolling for Days!

In the world of Jiu Jitsu, there is a gallery of different diets grapplers follow to improve their performance. Everything from keto, vegan, carnivore, intermittent fasting, paleo, low carb to name a few.

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How to Improve Grip Strength for BJJ

When it comes to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, it’s said that your hips and your grips are the foundation of your Jiu Jitsu. If you don’t have great hip mobility and grip strength, your opponent controls the

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BJJ Core Workout to Improve Your Grappling Game

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or other grappling sports, your core has to be the most important to muscle group to strengthen. You use your core muscles in every movement you do. Think about it. You use your

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Yoga For BJJ: The Benefits of Yoga to Your Grappling

As any serious Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner will tell you, you have to constantly look for ways to improve your overall physical strength and wellness. It’s an absolute must if you plan on improving

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A Complete Guide to Intermittent Fasting for BJJ

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, diet is a very key aspect to your performance on the mats. The amount food and water you ingest directly affects your energy levels. Especially if you are getting ready for a competition,

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated for BJJ

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you sweat a lot! BJJ is very strenuous exercise! Because of this, we lose a lot of the water in our bodies even in a single rolling session. It isn’t unlikely to even lose 2-3

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5 BJJ Solo Drills for Better Hip Mobility

As a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner, it is extremely important to drill. It’s an absolute must! Drilling makes your body more acclimated to BJJ and the rigors of your training sessions. However, as

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7 Best Exercises for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Strength and Conditioning

In any sport or martial art, it is crucial to have some sort of strength and conditioning regimen to improve your game. However, it does not mean that you should focus more on it than the actual sport

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