Optimizing Body Composition for Jiu-Jitsu Performance

The year-round nature of fighting seasons and the demands of Jiu-Jitsu means competitors need to optimize body composition with both performance and health in mind. Competitors also need to take an individualized approach to determining body composition goals. This means taking into consideration quality of life, performance, energy, goals and competition schedule when deciding on target metrics.

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Nutrition Considerations for Masters Athletes

Masters athletes are showing up in force at starting lines and competitions worldwide. Bottom line, there is athletic life and prowess beyond 40 years of age if you put wisdom to work. Consider each of the items outlined in this blog to work smarter as a Masters competitor and to add more trophies to your shelf.

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Iron and Athletes Part I: The Role of Iron in Athletic Performance

Iron is an important trace mineral for athletic performance. This post details the following: why iron is important to athletes, information on deficiency, information regarding depletion and sub-optimal iron levels, the pros and cons of supplementation and identification of athletes most at risk for iron deficiency.

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