This is a great upper body workout to add to your conditioning routine if you have access to a TRX Band or any other type of suspension trainer and weighted plates. The TRX Bands will challenge your core and your balance which can be practical and beneficial for Jiu Jitsu practitioners. Equipment needed: *TRX Band or other suspension trainer. *25lb Weighted Plate (If … [Read more...] about BJJ Conditioning Upper Body Super Sets
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu involves a great deal of pulling on the gi which can lead to overactive latissimus dorsi and also tight Pecs. Denise Houle is a NASM certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt. Denise gives some advice on how to incorporate a few simple steps in your routine that can provide some relief to those … [Read more...] about Jiu Jitsu=Tight Lats. Incorporate these simple steps for some relief.
Written By: Denise Houle, Certified NASM Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, MMA Strength and Conditioning Specialist. BJJ Body Weight Circuit: This 30 minute body weight circuit will help improve not only your cardio conditioning but build muscle memory for some of your Jiu Jitsu movements as well. No time to get to the gym? No … [Read more...] about BJJ Body Weight Circuit
Black Belt Suzanne Ramsden of Maverick Training Center shares her experience in priorities, perseverance and passion Elevate readers want to know what inspires you to reach your goals? My inspiration has always been my mother, who passed away about five years ago. She was a very good person who was always there for anyone. She even lived in a convent for … [Read more...] about Black Belt Suzanne Ramsden of Maverick Training Center shares her experience in priorities, perseverance and passion
Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag had the honor to recently meet with Christy Synan, owner/instructor of Fighting Chance Fitness in St. Augustine, Fl. and a brown belt under Roberto Traven. After spending time with Christy at a local Girls in Gi's event, we headed over to the Atlantic Ocean where Christy shares one of her favorite open guard sweeps with us. Open Guard Sweep with Christy … [Read more...] about Open Guard Sweep with Christy Synan