Lots of nutritional/sports/life advice nowadays contains the phrase ‘listen to your body’. This line implies that this is a magical solution to all your problems. But how do you listen to your body?
Actually, both. But of course it all depends on the type of stretching. Here’s what to do.
So what’s the difference between good and great? How come people with the same amount of experience achieve vastly different results?
If you were lucky enough to find the way of life that makes you feel incredible - that’s great. I know I haven’t and if you want to figure out what works best for you we have to take matters into our own hands.
Or rather - what's your somatotype? You’ve probably heard this term before, but what does it mean for you in terms of training? Somatotypes are descriptions of different physique types.…
Is what the book Atomic Habits by James Clear is all about. This book helps you develop habits that get you where you want to be by helping you be…
Since I have left most of my worldly possessions in my London flat before the lockdown, I was recently in need of a rashguard. Without any expectations I went for…
What should I be thinking to achieve the most in Bjj? You've probably thought about this many times. Before a competition, after a win or a loss, or maybe even after a class when you thought you could have done better?
If you don’t already use a period tracking app, here is something that will not only allow you track relevant information, but also train and eat in line with what your body needs.
Take control by creating your own defaults.
Whenever I'm feeling a bit hopeless I like to remind myself of what went right before. It's a good shot of motivation and a way to remind yourself what's important.
Looking for something to do during the quarantine? Why not become ridiculously flexible, develop an impassable guard and have your team mates complain that your legs just come out of nowhere!
Anytime someone brings their massage gun to the gym two things happen: everybody wants to try it; all these people are then squealing in pain as they break down muscle knots. It’s fun for everyone except the person who actually owns it and everyone agrees that it’s amazing. But is it amazing enough to buy one for yourself?
Why would you spend over £100, diet for weeks and travel for miles to spend a weekend in a sweaty sports venue to fight even sweatier people and potentially lose in the first round?
Do you sometimes feel like no other form of exercise is exciting when you can't train BJJ?
Whether you love or loathe WFH there are a few strategies that will help you make the most of it and remain sane until the quarantine is over.
A guide to visiting and training Brazilian jiu jitsu in Israel.
Do you know how your menstrual cycle affects your training? This should be common knowledge and here's a start to spreading it.
If you’ve never been to Lisbon this guide will help you prepare for your trip. If you’re a regular Euros goer check if you’ve missed anything cool and let me know if I have!
Are you someone who’s often cold, someone who loves extreme heat, but hates cold? Do you feel like it’s more risky training in winter because your muscles are tense from the cold? This is something for you.