Archive for 'Strength and Conditioning'

Improve your BJJ with cross training and other martial arts

Whether someone should cross train different martial arts used to be a hotly debated topic amongst traditionalists, but with the growth and popularity of mixed martial arts and before that fighting systems such as Jeet Kune [...]

How to Help with Lower Back Pain

How to Help with Lower Back Pain

There are many things that can cause back pain.  From doing your daily job, if it happens to be labor intensive may put strain on your back, or wrenching it the right way can throw it [...]

Dealing with Back Pain

Dealing with Back Pain

Everyone at some point in their lives suffers from back pain.  There are many things that can set this in motion.  Not stretching before exercise, tweaking it at just the right angle, or by doing simple [...]

Dynamic Warm Ups for Combat Sport Athletes

Dynamic Warm Ups for Combat Sport Athletes

If you live in a place like me, it is freezing outside right now! We crawl out of our cars, all bundled up, to walk on snow and ice covered sidewalks to come inside our gym. [...]

BJJ Solo Training Without a Grappling Dummy

I’m sure most of us out there are fitness junkies to some degree.  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu commands a certain degree of athleticism and fitness that it’s hard not to be!  Whether your workout of choice calls [...]

The Best Drill Ever Created For A Funky Guard

The Best Drill Ever Created For A Funky Guard

This is a very unique drill I use to strengthen my hips, hamstrings and increase mobility for playing funky guards like the berimbolo, RDLR, and others. Furthermore, this exercise will greatly improve your flexibility especially in [...]

The Hardcore Plank – Serious Core Strength

The Hardcore Plank – Serious Core Strength

Follow me on twitter at twitter.com/boulterfitness For more training updates. The plank has gotten a pretty bad rap over the last few years with most strength athletes. After all, it’s very little activity compared to a [...]

5 Ways To Drop Into The Weight Class Of Your Choice

5 Ways To Drop Into The Weight Class Of Your Choice

  Have you decided to compete in a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament or Mixed Martial Arts Event?  This will not only test your skills, but also a great way to see where you stand among your [...]