Review | Quinoa

Review | Quinoa

A review of quinoa, one of the top tier “grains” for grapplers. Summary: Quinoa is an ancient “grain” that dates back thousands of years to the Inca who “believed it increased the stamina of their warriors.” Their view on quinoa relates directly to us as modern day warriors. Also besides it being a black belt …

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Guide | Bulk Roasting Vegetables

Guide | Bulk Roasting Vegetables

A how to guide to bulk roasting vegetables, work smarter, not harder. Intro When it comes to cooking dinner for myself after training the last thing I want is for it to take more than 20 minutes, hell after some training sessions even 5 minutes is too long.  In short after training I am very …

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Review | Cinnamon

Review | Cinnamon

A review of cinnamon, a must have spice for any grappler. Summary: We all know cinnamon in the sense of its most common uses you’ll commonly find it in applesauce, hot apple cider, or in French toast. Surprisingly enough it is in a lot of other foods, or should be, that you would not expect. …

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Interview | Daniel Covel

Interview | Daniel Covel

Interview with Daniel Covel, Scramble’s secret weapon equip with black magic closed guard game! Intro Daniel Covel is a Black belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu and judo. He currently trains at Marcelo Garcia’s and teaches at NY San da in NYC. He is a multiple IBJJF event champ and medalist including 2012 no gi pan …

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Review | Kale

Review | Kale

A review of kale, its not just for juicing anymore. Summary:  Oh where to begin. Kale is a leafy green vegetable that has been gaining traction over the recent years for being the poster child for the “super food” movement, Kale is pretty super, I mean not like its out there fighting crime and helping …

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Review | Sweet Potatoes

Review | Sweet Potatoes

A review of sweet potatoes, a must have food for any grappler. Summary: This tuber is not your typical boring, starchy potato. In reality sweet potatoes are Mother Nature’s gift to grapplers and athletes alike. They get a lot of attention in the health food world but just because a food is healthy does not …

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Guide | Your Inner Campfire

Guide | Your Inner Campfire

A how to guide to eating like a top level BJJ athlete. Introduction A lot of people are so jaded or over stimulated with diet talk. Whether it is people swearing by zero fats, claiming carbs are only acceptable in the morning, or that gluten is your enemy. That’s fine and dandy for those who …

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Guide | The Egg.

Guide | The Egg.

The how to guide to soft boiled eggs that started this whole site, you’re welcome. Intro Time to look at my favorite ingredient and what I feel is the most versatile ingredient out there, the egg, more specifically the soft boiled egg. I cannot begin to count the conversations I have had with training partners, …

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