Recipe | Protein Chex Cruci-Mix

Recipe | Protein Chex Cruci-Mix

Pack it on by snackin’ on the healthy reincarnation of “Puppy Chow,” the Protein Chex Cruci-Mix! Snacking is a common issue found within all of our lives, so how do we beat it? Dealing with the urges to snack or graze throughout the day is like training with your instructor, you might think you have …

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Recipe | Road to Recovery Smoothie

Recipe | Road to Recovery Smoothie

Smash pass soreness straight to flavor control. Building on last weeks article all about Battling Post-Competition Soreness with Food and an upcoming Jiu Jitsu Magazine article I wanted to come up with a recipe that is “one-stop shopping” recovery elixir. Spring is in the air here in Brooklyn and the weather is heating up, making …

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Battling Post-Competition Soreness with Food

Battling Post-Competition Soreness with Food

Win your match against soreness via this Food Triangle from Diet La Reliefa. My word play is almost as painful as the soreness in the days following a hard week of training topped off with a brutal competition. I am currently experiencing this pain myself. The trouble is, not only does it suck to have …

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Interview | Mason Monsevais

Interview | Mason Monsevais

Interview with Mason Monsevais, the previously #1 Ranked Blue Belt in the World out of Art of Jiu Jitsu Academy.  Mason has been on the top of the figurative and literal podium for the past 2 years at Blue Belt. He is now tearing up the purple belt division since he was promoted by the Mendes …

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Product Review | ProBar BOLT Energy Chews

Product Review | ProBar BOLT Energy Chews

Looking for that extra edge before training?  Try Probar BOLT instead of guzzling down a shake just to have it sloshing around while you train. Be nice to your tummy, and try a gummy. I am not writing nursery rhymes but rather talking about an awesome product sent to me by my sponsor Q5 Sports …

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Review | Oranges

Review | Oranges

That’s right! More about the Orange. The most important color in Jiu Jitsu that you can award to yourself. Unlike the flavor of the month foods and jiu jitsu moves, oranges have always and will always be the most popular fruits on the planet. No they did not win any contest or are the funniest kid on the …

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Interview | Dante Muschamp

Interview | Dante Muschamp

The hardest working person on the mats, oh did I mention he’s only 14… Dante Muschamp is a 14 year old yellow belt training out of Brooklyn. I use the term training loosely because I swear everyday I go by the gym or in the gym he is there. Whether it is coming in early …

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Product Review | Purps Part II

Product Review | Purps Part II

Purps Hydro & Vita Powder, a product for every PURPose. This is a continuation of last weeks post introducing you to Purps along with a review of two of their four products. This week I am hitting the remaining two products so you will be a well rounded Purps belt. If work was hectic, you …

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Product Review | Purps Part I

Product Review | Purps Part I

Purple belt on the outside, black belt on the inside, upgrade your go-to drink. What are you drinking on a daily basis, water, fruit juice, and sports drinks? Are you getting the most nutrients you can from those beverage choices? Granted water is the liquid of life and should never be replaced, but what about …

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