Fitness

Are You Ignoring Your Diet?

by Ryan Fiorenzi on January 5, 2013

Whether you are training for competition or not, diet is hugely important.  Sometimes the problem with your Jiu-Jitsu or stand up is not your technique, it’s you!

Rorion Gracie said that if he had to choose between his knowledge of Jiu-Jitsu and his knowledge of diet (the Gracie Diet), he would choose the diet!

If you are in need of help with your diet, this collection of articles about protein is a good start.

http://breakingmuscle.com/nutrition/how-much-and-how-often-7-articles-about-protein

 

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