Exercises

Posted by seekprogress | January 6, 2017

Everyone these days has an opinion on the Olympic lifts. Thanks to Crossfit and a resurgence of old-school functional training, the Snatch and Clean and Jerk are now programmed into...

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Posted by seekprogress | January 6, 2017

In Part 1 we discussed the benefits of the Pistol Squat for BJJ players. A close relative to the Pistol is the Cossack Squat, which yields many of the same...

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Posted by seekprogress | January 5, 2017

When it comes to improving your strength and conditioning for sports performance the options are almost limitless. Rare, however, is it to find an exercise that will improve your strength,...

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Posted by seekprogress | January 4, 2017

Picking up a heavy load from the floor and walking around with it is one of the best things you can do to improve your sports performance. Loaded carries are...

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Posted by seekprogress | January 4, 2017

The Bulgarian Bag was designed specifically with one sport in mind: grappling.  In 2005, the bag’s creator, Ivan Ivanov, was looking to create a fitness tool that could be used...

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Posted by seekprogress | January 4, 2017

It’s no mystery that the kettlebell is an effective tool for BJJ strength and conditioning. It’s versatility and construction make it extremely useful for developing functional strength, power, and endurance...

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Posted by seekprogress | January 2, 2017

Certain jiu jitsu styles tend to lend them selves to different body and personality types. Long, lanky players are often naturally inclined to play guard, using their extra leverage and...

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Posted by seekprogress | January 2, 2017

It’s no secret that a strong core is one of the most important qualities of high-level grappling. It’s the ever so important component that generates and transfers power, stabilizes and...

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Posted by seekprogress | December 27, 2016

Written by Will Safford - C.S.C.S The Turkish get up is a technical move that is worth mastering for any BJJ player. If you’ve never heard of the TGU, it’s...

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