Samuel Spiegelman

Samuel Spiegelman

 

 

 

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I tell everyone the best way to get better at BJJ is to actually do BJJ. The best way to keep doing Brazilian jiu jitsu is to make sure you have a good strength and conditioning program.
When returning from an injury, be smart. Your goal is to train for years. Train at the right intensity, avoid positions that feel uncomfortable, and choose the right training partners.
When the body is properly fueled, performance will go up. When the body is starving, performance will drop. The goal of this article is to teach you how to gauge and fuel your performance.
There is no need to put on unnecessary weight during the holidays. All it will do is make your weight cut more difficult. Here are tips and workouts for the holiday season.
People think proper recovery is having a protein shake after they workout. Your post workout meal is only one piece to a complex puzzle.
Posture is key to maintaining your base, yet few BJJ athletes take time to work on their posture. Hours are spent learning techniques and sparring. Hardly anyone is working on proper spine mechanics.
The goal for this article is to provide you with some tips on safe weight cutting - not just for the full-time competitor but for the competitor who has to deal with work, family, or school.
BJJ is more than just a sport or martial art. It’s a way to change your life. It's benefits go beyond anything you can see - and it's these hidden benefits that can actually have the biggest impact.
Without proper mobility, performing some of the fundamental Brazilian jiu jitsu techniques and warm up movements will be very difficult. The focus of this article is on the hips.
To answer the question of how to get in shape for BJJ, we must first look at the requirements of the sport. What does a BJJ athlete need to perform in competition and how is it best developed?
The key to getting the most out of training is what goes on when you’re not at the academy, dojo, or gym. If you have not recovered from a previous training session your current one will suffer.
While some jiu jitsu tournaments are more organized than others, for every competitor it is important to enter a tournament fully prepared both mentally and physically. Here are the biggest mistakes.