Bulletproof Me

August 8, 2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness Wellbeing 0

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

Recovery is more than just resting

February 7, 2017 Fitness Wellbeing 0

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.

5 useful items for BJJ athletes

October 5, 2016 Fitness Wellbeing 0

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

Should you train when tired

August 10, 2016 Fitness Wellbeing 0

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

Yoga for Beginners

June 15, 2016 Fitness Wellbeing 0

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