Strength Training for the everyday grappler      

March 30, 2016 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness 0
strength training for the everyday grappler

I have a number of qualifications in physical training and I have attended many courses and read lots of papers on strength training for athletes.  But this tends to focus on how to train elite level athletes, what do you and I do when it comes to strength training? Here are some things to consider… Read more

6 Top Tips When Buying Supplements

October 21, 2015 Diet Fitness 1

Most of us will use some sort of supplementation throughout our training. It could be for recovery or just nutrition, but you need to know that you are getting value for your hard earned cash. I thought I would share my 6 top tips when buying supplements.

Overreaching when training BJJ

September 8, 2015 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness Wellbeing 4

I signed up for the World Masters in Las Vegas a while ago and as I consequence I have upped my mat time. I obviously thought this would be necessary going into such a big competition. The unfortunate side of this is that work and life stresses inconveniently haven’t reduced, to give me capacity for… Read more

Why you should lift heavy weights

November 14, 2014 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness Wellbeing 0

As an Old Munki I generally find my BJJ training tiring enough. So adding anything else onto my training agenda, has to have a really good reason. But one thing I try and do every week is do one session of heavy weights. There are a number of good reasons to lift, so here are… Read more

Strength training for grappling

September 19, 2014 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness Wellbeing 0

I have a number of qualifications in physical training and I have attended many courses and read lots of papers on strength training for athletes. But this tends to focus on how to train elite level athletes, what do you and I do when it comes to strength training for grappling, for the Old Munki… Read more