Perspective, Plateaus, and Progress

Grappling is a complex skillset with innumerable variables. In addition to technical complexity, grappling involves an ever-changing environment of training partners who each possess unique abilities and skillsets. Further compounding the issue is a skewed population of skill-levels: numerous beginners who lack perseverance and are transient, fewer intermediate practitioners, and lastly a minority of advanced Read More …

How many calories did I burn during jiu-jitsu practice?

  The fundamental principle of weight gain, loss, or maintenance is energy balance. Take in more calories than you expend and you’ll gain weight. Take in fewer and you’ll lose weight. According to the available nutritional research it really isn’t much more complicated than that. There are a number of formulae for determining your resting Read More …