Lockdown Training

When I first thought about writing this blog I thought it would be all about giving some tips on structure and balance. But that was before my inbox and social media feeds were full of motivational quotes and the like all encouraging me to be disaplined and embrace the hustle.

It appeared if lockdown didn’t see me learning portugese, perfecting handstands and memorising keenan online whilst baking sourdough bread from a home cultured starter I was an utter failure! This was in contrast to the reality of my increased working hours, rapidly decreasing motivation and slightly increasing waistline. Continue reading “Lockdown Training”

Skin Care for Female Grapplers

Doing BJJ is a double-edged sword when it comes to your skin. On the one hand, its great exercises which in turn helps to increase blood flow bringing oxygen and nutrients to the skins (see beetroot face can be positive!) as well as lowering stress hormones which helps improve inflammatory skin conditions. But sweat getting ground into your face during rolling can cause irritation, redness, blocked pores, and spots! So this year I have been looking into some grappler friendly skincare tips and routines. Continue reading “Skin Care for Female Grapplers”