Full Product Review: The Iron Neck for Grapplers, BJJ Players, and MMA Fighters

A strong neck can be the difference between a safe spine or an injured spine, the difference between a safe brain and a concussion, or the difference a finished or a failed takedown. Why, then, do grapplers and MMA fighters spend so little time working out and strengthening the muscles

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The Best Stretching Machines for 2021

If you’re diving into Jiu-Jitsu and focused entirely on endurance and fitness, you’ll soon find out neither are useful without flexibility. You should never forego the value stretching provides. Ever turn your head fast and give yourself whiplash? It doesn’t take much and yet it still causes pain. Here’s the

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The Ten Best Massage Guns of 2021

Sore back, sore neck, calves, arms, shoulders… you name it. Whether you’re new to the sport or you’ve been practicing BJJ for some time, it’s a pretty safe bet you’ve been plagued by at least one of these painful problems. The good news is, post-workout, sore muscles don’t always have

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Complete Buyer’s Guide: The Best Mouth Guards for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA

Practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) doesn’t require much equipment. Some mats, a partner, and maybe a jiu-jitsu gi is all you’ll generally need, but that doesn’t account for protective equipment needed to keep your body safe and ready for another training session. Any grappler that’s spent any amount of time on

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Complete Buyer’s Guide: The Best Cups and Groin Protectors for BJJ

A groin protector or “cup” is something that is used to protect a grappler’s most important… parts. Even though striking isn’t allowed in BJJ, any seasoned jiu-jitsu practitioner knows that accidental low blows can and do happen. Because a cup protects one of the grappler’s most sensitive (and anatomically unprotected) areas, many

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Rapper Action Bronson Loses 140lbs and Starts Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

When March 2020 came around, rapper Action Bronson (real name Ariyan Arslani) decided it was time for a change – right at the beginning of the pandemic. Since March 2020, Bronson has lost 140lbs (64kg) – an insane amount of weight. Entwined into his lifestyle change, the rapper has also

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