Jeremy Reid M.S.ED, CSCS, CISSN

Jeremy is a nutritionist and strength coach who works with MMA and jiu-jitsu champions. He obtained his Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Baylor University. He is a brown belt under Robert Drysdale.
  • All About Stretching

    Stretching seems like a pretty simple topic, however, there is a little more to it than most think. When most people think of stretching, they are usually thinking of static stretching, or holding a “stretch” for 20-30 seconds then moving on to another. This has been the traditional warm-up...
  • Have Questions? We Have Answers!

    Q: I think it’s great that more tournaments are being tested for performance enhancing drugs, but that also makes me nervous. I’m not taking anything that I would consider cheating, but what are some things I might be consuming that would show up on a test? I’d hate to...
  • Drug Testing and Jiu-Jitsu, What You Need To Know

    If you haven’t heard the big news already, the IBJJF has decided it will begin testing for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) this year. They have teamed up with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to conduct and control the testing. This is huge news and has the potential to shake...
  • Animal based Protein Supplements Explained

    We’ve done reader surveys and have discovered that nearly 50% of our readership takes some type of protein supplement. So, how do you know which ones are good and which ones you should take? Easy! I’m going to tell you. I will cover the different types of animal based...
  • Joint Supplements 2.0

    Joint supplements have become very popular, especially in recent years with the discovery of some new ingredients, but with popularity comes criticism and scrutiny. There have been mixed reviews surrounding joint supplements for as long as they have been around. Everything from “they don’t do anything” to “they work...
  • Fighting Over Forty

    The essentials for “Seniors” For this issue I will be discussing some very helpful supplements for men over the age of 40 (and maybe some of you who are close). Now even though this article is designed for men over the age of 40, most of these supplements can...
  • Changing weight classes

    Changing weight classes

    Cutting weight may just be one of the hardest things about competing in jiu-jitsu. It’s never fun and almost always leads to some sort of discomfort or decreases in performance. So, do you really need to cut weight? Is it necessary? What is the best weight class for you?...
  • The Fantastic Four.

    Four Keys That Can Help You Go Lean! It’s that time of year. The beginning of the year is always full of people trying to lose weight. Whether it’s, “this is the year I am finally going to get the weight off” or simply losing the few extra pounds...
  • Amino Acids

    Pick up any body building magazine and you’re sure to see big glossy ads featuring hulked out beasts telling you that you need to buy their favorite brand of amino acids. But, just what are amino acids, what are the benefits of amino acids and should you care? Let’s...