Browsing: nerds

People who are in really good shape for long periods baffle me a bit. I’ve never been athletic and always gravitated more toward books than balls. They shouldn’t really though. I’ve been training a martial art


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Short answer? It’s very likely it will change your life, but go through the check list at the bottom. Jiu jitsu is amazing for anyone who wants to see improvement in multiple areas of their life.


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by Megan Williams I saw a question today, posted by Meerkatsu, asking if the gi market were oversaturated. It’s a question I’ve asked myself, and been asked many times. My standard answer is that yes, some


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Are you too fat to do BJJ? One of our contributors, Julia, addresses the question, and some of her personal revelations as an overweight person starting training in this highly informative piece… Yes, you, the person


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I say this to other couch potatoes. I say this as a natural couch potato. No, not those of you who were football players in high school and college and got lazy after your daughter was


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A Microbiologist’s Take on BJJ

This is an oldie but a goodie that always deserves a re-read (Don’t worry, we got permission to reprint). If you’ve ever wondered about the bugs we encounter on the mats, this article is a great start. So


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I found jiu jitsu purely by accident, and it was a complete shocker to both me and everyone who knew me. Prior to bjj, I had earned a black belt in Tivo and watched nearly 40


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