Jiu Jitsu Boyfriends Rashguard Review

So what is Jiu Jistu Boyfriends? Well in a nutshell Jiu Jitsu Boyfriends is a semi-autobiographical web comic about a young woman and her adventures with her jiu jitsu teammates. I got into it through their instagram account @jiujitsu_boyfriends as they frequent post images and short comics that are more than slightly amusing and true! Continue reading “Jiu Jitsu Boyfriends Rashguard Review”

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Masters International Championships – Europe 2018

UntitledThe Masters International Championships Europe ran for the first time last year. Regular readers will know that last year I had a rollercoaster of a year competition wise and this comp was definitely one of the more bumpy bits! But as I haven’t competed since the World Masters due to injuries and niggles it was definitely time to dust myself off and step up again! Continue reading “Masters International Championships – Europe 2018”

Post Training Munchies

The trigger for this blog is simple. Nearly a year ago I added a dedicated strength and condition session to my training programme.  I really enjoy it for a number of grappling and non grappling related reasons but I have discovered one problem – lifting makes me really hungry! Seriously I start to find my office colleagues looking tasty post lifting! Plus there is nothing worse than being near an office kitchen full of biscuits when hungry and being on a diet for competition! So I thought I’d look into what can cause those post training munchies and what have done and can try to limit them. Continue reading “Post Training Munchies”

Women & BJJ – Periods

UntitledPeriods. Menstrual Cycle. Time of the Month. Whatever you call them the majority of female grapplers have them in some shape or form and have to deal with them on the mat. This blog is a combination of my own experience as well as some the best of the net to hopefully share some thoughts and advice on the topic. Continue reading “Women & BJJ – Periods”