I have been doing a lot of lifting recently to improve strength and retain muscle mass as I get older. As a qualified personal trainer and with all the strength and conditioning courses I’ve done I thought I was in a pretty good place to do this. But was I really looking at it from… Read more
I have written a lot about the importance of recovery after training. But there is also another side to this. Not just the physical but the mental recovery after training is important too. Recovery whilst going through stress could cause you problems.
Whilst training in BJJ I have come across a few items that I have found to be really useful. Those few things that have either mad my bjj life a little easier, or that just kept me going. I am sure that you will have items like these, but here is my list of my… Read more
We all love our training, seeing your friends and rolling are big parts of our lives as bjj practitioners. You don’t want anything come between you and making it to your academy. But life gets in the way, early morning meetings. Travelling for work or just having to spend all day looking after your children.… Read more
As an ageing grappler I post a lot about recovery and mobility. Part of the recovery work I do includes yoga. I really enjoy yoga and the benefits I have experienced from it. If you are interested in yoga this post is intended to provide a guide to yoga for beginners. To help you find… Read more