Weight Management without being a Party Pooper!

Christmas party season is awesome. It’s a great chance to catch up with family and non BJJ friends as well as a rare opportunity for your friends from the gym to see you out of your gi and in something a little more glamorous! Plus for me it’s my birthday and my friends birthday so basically December ends up have the potential of being one long excuse to eat and drink! But the Euros is creeping up and even if it wasn’t the more weight you sneakily put on now the more you’ll have to lose in the new year which can make anyone miserable! Continue reading “Weight Management without being a Party Pooper!”

Your Ideal Weight for BJJ Competition

Evil, Vile Machine It’s roughly eight weeks now to the IBJJF Europeans. Xmas is coming and people are starting to think about their weight category and weight management for the competition. Finding the ideal weight for BJJ competition has been a hot topic in our household this year; I’ve flirted with changing weight categories as I have spent a lot of time looking at my diet to prevent excessive weight loss whilst my husband on the other hand has decided to move up a weight category which is working well for him. So how do you work out what is the best category for you? Continue reading “Your Ideal Weight for BJJ Competition”