Skin Infections in BJJ

Ok, let’s be honest nobody really likes talking about gym germs and mat lurgie including skin infections. But not being aware of them and generally not being open and talking about them is one of the key reasons they are more common than people like to admit and are easily spread. So this blog is going to focus on the common things that might occur and how to spot them (warning – there is also some pictures of them!). Continue reading “Skin Infections in BJJ”

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Funky Gums Mouthguards Review

Obviously, BJJ is a grappling sport so the aim isn’t to hit or get hit in the head,  But accidents do happen and a mouthguard can help prevent both injury and an expensive trip to the dentist. I’ve always worn a mouthguard, partly because I transitioned from Muay Thai so it just been something I’ve always done. However, mine is now over ten years old so I thought it was about time I treated myself to a new one. However, I know that boil and bites don’t work well for me so I thought I’d try Funky Gums and a custom made option (plus hubby was ordering one anyway!) Continue reading “Funky Gums Mouthguards Review”