• 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • SLAMMIN’ WILL GET YOUR DQ’D, BUT SALMON WILL GET YOU THE GOLD.

    Finally right? A review of the most highly recognized health food in the sport. Everyone and their yoga-enlightened grandmothers eat salmon these days. Why is that, because it is fucking tasty? Yup. Or is it the fact that it is ridiculously nutrient rich? Yup. Oh wait, or is it...
  • Post-Training Rehydration: More Than Just Water Weight

    A common post-training Instagram photo is one of a gi that is drenched in sweat. A soaked typically means that we have put our bodies through the wringer and the five or so pounds of sweat we just lost is proof. What most people do not take as seriously,...
  • 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...
  • Power To The Pasta

    Meet your new pre-competition training partner, carbohydrates. It’s the finals match in your weight division. You’ve had three matches before this one. You’re down by an advantage, in bottom side control with a big guerilla of a man (or woman) on your chest. You can hear your coach screaming...
  • WHAT’S THE BEEF? Meat Eaters Guide To Eating Meat

    Part 1: Picking your body’s training partner There’s a small percentage of athletes out there who are vegetarian or vegan; I am not part of that group. I hold nothing against it, but I succumb to the deep down channeling of my inner primal urges and desire meat in...
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