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…

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…