Benefits of cold exposure

June 19, 2017 Mental Preparation Wellbeing 0

The benefits of cold exposure are a big thing for recovery at the moment. I am aware that there is some mixed research on the effectiveness of cold exposure on recovery. However I have been practising cold exposure (cold shower therapy) for the last 6 months or so and this is my experiences with cold… Read more

BJJ the road to happiness

March 21, 2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wellbeing 2

Is BJJ the road to happiness? You may instantly say yes, I know a lot of people who would.  Or you might think the Old Munki is going all new age. But could scientific research back up the concept?

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 Water Bottle Myths

November 5, 2016 Diet Wellbeing 0

Rehydration is an important part of any physical activity. If you are like me you will have a water bottle for when you go training.  Beside the rehydration side, there is one other important thing to remember. Even though all you put in it is water, you actually need to clean your water bottle!

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