Tag Archives: weight loss

It’s been a while …. sorry!

It’s been too long since I updated this blog so here we go. This blog primarily is about my fitness and BJJ and there has been some big steps towards normality. Firstly since starting training in June I’ve obviously had … Continue reading

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Kicking it old skool!

I went to the gym for my usual Sunday session today but instead of hitting the weights I watched my Mrs on the treadmill & thought ‘I could do that!’. I’ve not done a lot of cardio because my calf … Continue reading

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Dude I’ve passed your guard! No you’re not! Yes I am!

Today we revisited the ‘De La Riva’ guard but instead of doing a pass we were doing sweeps and take downs while in the position. We done some great reversals and takedowns which were brilliant for me because I struggle … Continue reading

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The end of a summer of training

Today is officially my last day of my summer holiday from school and I’d have to say it’s been positive. My goal for these weeks of training was to obviously lose weight but do so by improving my Brazilian Jiu … Continue reading

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Oh the pain!

Yesterday was a big days training for me, I headed to Gracie Barra for the afternoon ‘advanced’ session and I was pushed to my limit. All of the guys know I’ve got the summer off and they’ve been briefed that … Continue reading

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The day after the 5 hours training before!

So yesterday was my first full day of BJJ at Gracie Barra; I took part in the advanced afternoon session, basic evening session, escapes session and two hours of sparring with the higher more skill full guys. It was an … Continue reading

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A welcome return

It’s been seven days since I’ve been to BJJ because of numerous school trips last week and an appointment at the hospital. I hate not getting down the academy so today felt great. We went through a few basic moves … Continue reading

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What a week!

This has been my worst week in a while; we are getting further closer to the summer holidays so school is a little crazy. We go off timetable and do trips out to theme parks and ‘places of interest’. This … Continue reading

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Out of gas in a matter of minutes!

I had a great session at Gracie Barra Birmingham today; we went to hip movement drills with the arm bar and triangle technique. We also did a very tight set up for a triangle; breaking the grip with the figure … Continue reading

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Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu working?

Easy answer, HELL YEAH IT IS! Just weighed myself after a session at the gym and I’ve lost eight kilo’s since starting a month ago! That plus the weight put on through strength gains is pretty impressive!

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