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
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Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato and Turkey Mash Get fueled up for your next BJJ training session with this nutrient packed meal. Prep : 30 min Cook Time: 30 min Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1 Large Red Bell Pepper .5 lb. butternut squash 1 large sweet potato 8 oz mushrooms 1 lb. ground beef or ground turkey 2 teaspoons ground … [Read more...] about Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato and Turkey Mash
Sweet Potato Crust Quiche: Makes 2 Full Pie Pans Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato 1 bell pepper (color of choice) (optional) 1/2 pound mushrooms 1 small poblano pepper (optional) 1 small onion 14 - 16 large eggs thinly sliced baby Swiss cheese (optional) salt & pepper Directions: Grease both pie pans with coconut … [Read more...] about Sweet Potato Crust Quiche
Written by Diane Maier 3 Steps to Meal Prep When Traveling for Competition: There are so many things that come into play when preparing for a big competition like Worlds or Pans. From registration to flights and hotel. Comp gis ready and patched up. Diet and mental preparation. And the training of course! Technique, strategy, and conditioning. … [Read more...] about 3 Steps to Meal Prep When Traveling for Competition
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.