Browsing: Health and Nutrition

Grappler Gourmet-DIY Dried Fruits

SUPER excited to get to feature posts from Grappler Gourmet. Chef MacKenzie Arrington has a LOT more featured on his site here, but we’ll be including his latest and greatest work here on the site. Stick around


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Of all the things I’ve tried, training BJJ has probably been the most effective long term in revamping my eating habits. Working a stressful office job, it’s left me a bit polarized (eating right for lunch


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We got a chance recently to talk with Olympic Judo gold medalist, Kayla Harrison. Kayla is the first American (male or female) to win gold in the Olympics. When Kayla was just 13, she was sexually


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We just ran across this article from the Montreal Gazette on how BJJ helped practitioner, Etienne Georges in his battle with Chron’s disease. It also discusses our sport’s relationship with MMA, and its growth in Montreal


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You’ve probably heard about “nightmare bacteria” in passing on your local news. Today, Marcelo Garcia black belt Emily Kwok shared this article on her Facebook-it’s something the entire BJJ community should be aware of. While a


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You never know where you’ll find jiu jitsu folk. Today, we ran across comedian Jamie Kilstein’s YouTube cooking show. He didn’t cook his first meal until age 29, so he’s sure to have some insight for


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It’s easy to dismiss the paralysis of 15 year old Gabriel Diniz as tragic or cringe-inducing or an unfortunate reality of competition, but it bears asking how much of what happened was avoidable. Could his opponent have been


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Ginastica Natural

If you haven’t had a chance to check out our first issue, it features a beautiful two page spread on the practice of ginastica natural and its benefits for grapplers. We have some more awesome photos


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In our first look at training with UC, we talked to Trina, who was new to the mats. This round, we talk with Bill, a veteran who’s been training BJJ for the past nine years.  


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Training is hard on the body, but there are some of us out there, who have more than the normal sprained toes and sore elbows to think about. We interviewed a couple of people who’ve been


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