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Age, Jiu Jitsu, and Mindfulness

Age, Jiu Jitsu, and Mindfulness

Age, Jiu Jitsu, and Mindfulness Much has been said about mindfulness in Jiu Jitsu, but little has been said about the link between mindfulness and ...
Sleep Yourself to Fitness and a Longer Life

Sleep Yourself to Fitness and a Longer Life

These days its hard to fit everything in.  Our mornings start with emails as soon as we open our eyes, gym sessions, breakfast on the run, work, d...
Losing Weight after 40 – Starting Out

Losing Weight after 40 – Starting Out

Losing Weight after 40 – Starting Out Those among us who compete in weight based contact sports have weight cutting and loss to a fine art, but ...
Strength from Resistance – An Interview with UFC Fighter and Olympian Daniel Kelly

Strength from Resistance – An Interview with UFC Fighter and Olympian Daniel Kelly

There are two versions of Daniel Kelly. The first is as a household name in Judo, where the nine time Australian Judo Champion and fourth Dan Blac...
A Question of Time: Kyl Reber

A Question of Time: Kyl Reber

A Question of Time: Kyl Reber   It’s a question of time… How many of us have either used that statement or have heard the phrase “If I had to do e...
Work Smarter, Not Harder – 2016 World Masters Crossfit Champion Ron Mathews

Work Smarter, Not Harder – 2016 World Masters Crossfit Champion Ron Mathews

Turned 40 and decided that crossfit is your next step?  You may find yourself in good company.  Four-time CrossFit Games masters athlete, and winn...
Technique is Not Enough – An Interview with BJJ Black Belt Roy Harris

Technique is Not Enough – An Interview with BJJ Black Belt Roy Harris

There are few Jiu-Jitsu black belts with the background, intensity and richness of experience of Roy Harris. Author of BJJ over 40, a soon to be s...
Less is more in Jiu Jitsu – An interview with BJJ Black Belt Roy Harris

Less is more in Jiu Jitsu – An interview with BJJ Black Belt Roy Harris

We continue with Part 2 of our Interview with BJJ Black Belt Roy Harris.  See Part 1 of the Interview here. Harris is explaining the relationship ...
Are You Sharpening Your Blade? – Michael Aichholzer

Are You Sharpening Your Blade? – Michael Aichholzer

Old man strength is more than physical strength. Like a sword it is the result of a long process by skilled craftsmen to turn raw material into a ...
Quick Fixes Don’t Last – Fireside with Mark Felix

Quick Fixes Don’t Last – Fireside with Mark Felix

Quick Fixes Don’t Last – Fireside with Mark Felix 1966 was a good year to be born. Just ask Mark Felix. At 193cm tall and 319lbs (143kg), we aren’...
Want to Cheat Death? Get Stronger and More Resilient

Want to Cheat Death? Get Stronger and More Resilient

“Suzuki Roshi, I’ve been listening to your lectures for years,” a student asked following a lecture, “but I just don’t understand. Could you just p...
Three Reasons Why Talent Doesn’t Matter

Three Reasons Why Talent Doesn’t Matter

The word “talent” has probably killed more old guys than cancer. It is the most overused, misguided and pointless word in the English language. It...