Training Brazilian jiu jitsu is something that most of us want to be able to do for the rest of our lives. Whether you started young or later in life, the goal is still to be like Helio and Carlos and train well into old age. But as you get older consciously adapting your jiu… Read more
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
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?
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.
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!