These Solo Drills Can Help You Build A Stronger Core For...

You don't need to have a partner for effective BJJ drilling, especially when it comes to strength and conditioning exercises. In fact,...
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Increase BJJ Hip Strength & Open Your Hips

It's one thing to simply do an exercise. It's another thing entirely to do an exercise in a fashion in which it's...

How To Decrease Inflammation & Recover Properly So You Can Train...

Eliminate inflammation and you will be well on your way to optimizing your training and being able to perform at your highest...

Keep Your Neck & Shoulders Healthy With This Set of Exercises

Maintaining shoulder/neck health is of ultimate importance for the grappling population. In my experience, this has been the area of my body...

Increase Hip Mobility For Jiu-Jitsu With This Simple Exercise

I've been using a simple, yet highly effective exercise to increase my hip mobility. It involves training internal rotation of the hip...

Increase BJJ Strength & Hip Mobility With This Fundamental Movement

Hip mobility is of paramount importance for all levels of BJJ athletes --- high-level competitors and weekly grinders alike. Other than head positioning, hip...

American Top Team’s Phil Daru Shares His Moves For A Steel...

Phil Daru is known as a strength and conditioning go-to for athletes who dismantle human bodies for money. Founder of his self-named...

Use These Essential Exercises To Protect Low Back While Training

In any walk of life low back pain --- even just the slightest bit --- can be debilitating. In a sport like...

Use These Breathing Exercises to Stay Calm In The Most Stressful...

As a practicing yogi and "mindful athlete," I've learned that conscious awareness to the breath and ultimately sense perceptions is the foundation...

Use This Exercise To Take Your BJJ Sweeps To The Next...

Even though jiu-jitsu isn't (or rather, shouldn't be) a battle of strength, there are still exercises you can do to improve certain...