Are You Sabotaging Your Own Training?

So as you may know, I am writing a series of posts on goal setting, nutrition and intensity. In this post, I will give you 3 tips to improve your nutrition. Most athletes train pretty consistently, and they also usually train hard. But the one area that they fail in, sabotaging their hard earned work in the gym, is in …

What’s In My Locker

After training one of my clients, I started to unpack all the gear that I would need for my own workout. My client was loitering around and was really curious about all the cool stuff I was pulling out. So I have decided to put together a short series on some of these objects and how to use them as …

New Years Resolutions….In September

A few weeks ago, I posted the following on my Facebook wall and got quite a few interesting questions through Facebook, Twitter and texting: “After training a lot of people, watching other trainers, and just observing people in the gym I can say that the 3 things holding people back from getting better results are: clear attainable goals, nutrition and …

How to be a Better Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competitor

Apparently there is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament this weekend at Ryerson University and my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coach, Amir Yafawi, and some of the Kombat Arts BJJ students will be competing in it. When I was speaking to a few of the competing students, I noticed that a lot of them spoke about how they prepared themselves physically and …

Three Tips to Improve Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Here are 3 tips on how to improve your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. 1) Crosstrain with Other Grappling Systems Nowadays there are so many various forms of grappling styles (judo, sambo, wrestling) that are accessible to the student. Most grappling systems have an arm bar,chokes, leg bars etc. However how they train it and enter into that submission can be different. …