On-The-Go Snack: Rye-Gingerbread

If you are looking for a super healthy, very yummy on-the-go snack, look no further! We found this amazing rye-gingerbread recipe, and love to share it with you! What do I need? 150grams pitted dates 200ml hot water 100grams chopped nuts 3 large eggs 200grams rye flour 100grams rice flour Read more…

Pain Under Pressure

Pain: it seems almost inevitable if you want to perform well. It can be either pain from exhaustion, from the burning in your muscles, or from injuries you sustain during BJJ. Dealing with pain can be hard, since our instinct is to shy away from pain. When you cut your finger, you Read more…

Jetlag Crash Course 1.01

Competing abroad? Travelling for jiu jitsu is amazing. But the consequences of a long flight can stand in the way of your performance. You might not only feel tired from the flight, a jetlag can seriously mess up how you feel. So how much does a jetlag actually affect sports Read more…

Injuries

Either you’ve been there or probably going, down the injury lane. Jiu jitsu is an amazing sport in many aspects but as you increase the amount of training, putting yourself into more challenging situations or by accident there is a risk you will get injured. A few things to keep Read more…

Healthy Snacks

If you are craving snacks or dessert and trying to cut weight or just want to keep the calories on a minimum amount; I found four different recipes that are easily made and don’t contain a lot of sugar. If you like the recipes, I highly recommend the following sites: My Read more…

Are You Overtraining?

Do you train every day? Twice per day? Training jiu jitsu is fun, and can get you to the point where you train more than you ever did before. The more you train, the better you get? True, to some extent. Read here what encompasses the so-called “overtraining syndrome”, and Read more…

Should You Train When You’re Ill?

Exercising generally improves your health and quality of life. But did you know that you can be MORE at risk to infections when you work out a lot? Also: how do we prevent getting an infection, and should you train when you’re feeling sick?  The ‘open window’ after exercise Let’s take a look Read more…