Train BJJ 5 times a week for 2-3 hours, very cardio intense stuff. Diet is good and I supplement with whey, BCAA's, fish oil, magnesium for overall health/recovery. Thoughts on if this is good for overall health longterm. It seems the paleo... (more)
While adapting a full on paleo lifestyle (sleep,food,training,etc) I admit I like to drink alcohol. Craft beer being my guilty pleasure. Usually 5-7 beers a week and a glass of red wine or margarita here and there. I'm a active BJJ competitor and... (more)
Hey guys, since turning paleo I have been really interested in changing my s&c days into bodyweight splits. I like the idea of having a more functional strength and since turning paleo I have taken it upon myself to look into how else I can... (more)
I am currently attempting a diet designed to keep me in nutritional ketosis. Today I had a 1 hour class of BJJ, which I attended while fasting, since it was in the morning. My AM ketone level was 1.0 mmol upon waking. I decided to run a... (more)
If you have glycogen stored in muscle and liver then exercise would have triggered glycogenolysis resulting in glucose+ and ketones- the interesting thing would be if you have depleted glycogen.. likely your liver would still be producing some... (more)
Hello All, I have my first BJJ tournament coming up in November. Without going through my paleo/primal history or my day to day, I just wanted to hear what some fighters and/or bjj players have done for weight cuts. Pre-roll i'm between 204-207... (more)
I've been really getting into BJJ and want to get as good as possible, so I need to bump my BJJ training up from 2 days a week to at least 4. Right now I do 1.5 hour class (1 hour of technique and 30 minutes of rolling) on an empty stomach in the... (more)
I am moving to Richmond, VA in a month and I have been searching for a good BJJ center, however, there are not many with "lunch" time classes and I am not available after work. I did find one center that has classes at 6am, but wasn't sure how... (more)
We almost always did BJJ on an empty-stomach, else we'd end up nearly vomiting during each session. If very hungry, we occasionally snacked an hour or so before, but never ate a full meal.
I train BJJ 5 days a week usually 2-3 hours a day. Im 5'11" 163 lb. Strict Paleo with the exception of some dairy here and there (half n half/greek yogurt). Day normally looks like this. Wake up around 8, coffee shortly after with some h/h and mct... (more)
With all the recent reports on how chronic cardio is bad for the heart and overall longevity, is Jiu Jitsu considered this? Its definitely a cardio intense sport but its not like running a marathon per se. All the reports ive read focus on... (more)
I've been paleo lactose (I eat fatty cheese and raw yogurt) for 2 weeks. I'm a BJJ instructor and competitor. I dictate classes 5 x/week, plus privates, and I dedicate 2 x/week to strength training and Cross Fit. I started the diet and started... (more)
I will be moving to Canberra, Australia for 6 months (May - November) from the US and was hoping to get some suggestions on the following: Grocery stores/Markets that fit the Paleo Lifestyle (maybe something similar to whole foods or trader... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
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