• 4 Supplements EVERY Grappler should Take [Plus a BONUS]

    As the head instructor of a jiu-jitsu academy, I field many questions about training jiu-jitsu. Most of the time, new grapplers want to know about techniques, concepts, and other philosophies that will help them improve. Further, I’m even asked about lifestyle habits such as how I eat, how I...
  • 7 Tips to Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving Holiday

    Thanksgiving day is upon us with everything that means. Long travels, family reunion and lots of food and drinks. So, how can you stay healthy and not put the kibosh on all your everyday effort to live a healthy live? As we will see, it’s all about balance and...
  • Milk; It Does A Grappler’s Body Good

    When you were a kid if someone said “would you like a glass of milk?” you knew right away what they were talking about. Today things are a little different. The term “milk” could be applied to more than just cow’s milk. Milk is what most of us were...
  • Nutrition Advice For Jiu-Jitsu Athletes During Quarantine

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Americans should avoid all public and crowded spaces, including supermarkets. However, there are no recommendations from health authorities on what food items people should be stocking up on at home. In order to avoid many trips to the supermarket, Jiu-Jitsu Magazine talked...
  • Getting The Most From Your Adrenal System

    The adrenal system largely goes unnoticed or thought of; however, it plays a large part in your grappling performance. Most people have heard of the adrenal system, but few really know what exactly it is or does. The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys and are responsible...
  • Kombucha The Black Belt of Teas

    If you don’t live under a rock, chances are you’ve heard of kombucha. (Especially if you’re known to hang out in jiu-jitsu gyms.)  Although the fermented tea has been around for thousands of years, it has recently made a splash in the health, fitness, and natural food industries. Kombucha dominates...
  • Eight Things to AVOID in Jiu-Jitsu

    The number eight has long been regarded as the luckiest number in Chinese culture. With the pronunciation of “Ba” in Chinese, the number eight sounds similar to the word “Fa”, which means to make a fortune. It contains meanings of prosperity, success, and high social status too, so all...
  • Need a Guilty-Free Snack? Try Some Healthy Kale Chips

    It’s that kale, again! It’s so hot right now. We all know how sometimes we just crave a snack. They’re delicious, easy to find and a pleasure to eat. The problem is that most snacks are also unhealthy, carrying tons of salt, processed sugar and trans fat. So, here’s...
  • Açaí Alert!

    For the Jiujiteiro, açaí is like what spinach was to the sailor Popeye. The popularity of the fruit in the center of Brazil is linked to the Gracie Family in the ’30s when they moved from Belém to Rio de Janeiro. Many know that açaí has several benefits for...
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