Actually, both. But of course it all depends on the type of stretching. Here’s what to do.
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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.…
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.
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?
Do you know how your menstrual cycle affects your training? This should be common knowledge and here's a start to spreading it.
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.
Reasonable tips to help you get back on track with a healthy diet.
3 practical reasons why yoga helps your BJJ and how to get started for free.
Have you ever got excited about this new amazing supplement only to discover that it made no difference to you or just didn't work? Here's how to check what's worth buying.
Vitamin D as a supplement for BJJ athletes. Do you I need it, how much and what that happens when you start getting enough. Find out how much good it can do you!
What to do if you signed up to a lower weight division, but still have weight to cut?
What to do if you'd like to compete in a lower weight division?
There are as many ways to deal with cauliflowers as there are people and of course everyone is an expert. This is by no means a 'how to' guide for treating cauliflower ears, but rather an account of what you can expect when you get one and how I dealt with mine.
What does rapidly weight loss do to your body? Is it healthier to stay on weight between tournaments or go up a division?
After debunking a common myth about intermittent fasting it really started working for me.
Can intermittent fasting really improve your health, performance and help lose weight? Or can it have the opposite effect? I tried it for 1.5 years and made lots of mistakes along the way. Here are my pros and cons.
How can a £10 purchase revolutionise your training? It can if it's a little foam ball!
How to change your diet to help you achieve your BJJ goals? Recommended books.
Have you ever wondered why athletes experience great hunger on some rest days? If yes, read on.