September 14th Update: Arm Recovery, and Stomach Problems

So long story short (the long story won’t be featured), I got my arm cranked a little too much yesterday and it’s still feeling very iffy. That aside, a lack of sleep and some strange stomach incidences have put a halt to my week. Which means I need more recovery. There’s the bad news. The good news is that these things are minor and ephemeral […]

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August 26th Update: It’s Friday!

Fridays are always great. Considering that I do jiu-jitsu on Sundays, I don’t get the typical two-day rest that people are used to — which makes Saturday the one day in the week where I can give myself a rest from the motivation, effort and sweat. That being said, today’s workout was rather lackluster. I skipped squats — the bread and butter of today’s session, […]

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Hydration: Why You Should Stay Hydrated, and How To Do It

Water is a pretty important part of life. You need water in order to survive, and that goes for every known example of life on the planet. The reason isn’t simply explained, and we’re still not 100 percent sure why water is so necessary, but the general rule seems to be this: water is a solvent, and a carrier, of all the basic components of […]

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The Importance of Proper Recovery

When approaching the topic of training, it’s really very easy to be caught up in the enthusiasm and hunger of starting a new program and grinding out the days doing reps and sets, heading out for practice every other day and getting better at your sport or martial art by spending hours and hours on the field or mat. But that’s not good for you. […]

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