GRRRL Japanese Floral Short Sleeve Rashie / Rashguard Review

UntitledI’ll be honest I have had this rashguard reviewed and in my rotation for a while but just never for around to posting the review but now it’s time!

GRRRL is an American based company with a strong ethos of female empowerment and positive body image. I have had my eye on this rashie from them for over a year and ordered one from their USA store. As typical with these things they opened a UK store literally weeks later which makes it even more competitively priced if you do decide to buy one! Continue reading “GRRRL Japanese Floral Short Sleeve Rashie / Rashguard Review”

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The Importance of Sleep

e5f8987028d3f1f97fea26f7e1f2d4b9Ok, I admit it. One of my husband’s pet names for me is “Sloth”. Simply because I really love sleeping! However, sleep isn’t just an enjoyable activity, it’s also an important part of recovery. So this blog is going to look at why it’s important, how it can help your jits and how to ensure you maximise your recovery time through sleep. Continue reading “The Importance of Sleep”

Valor Fightwear – Shori 450 Judo Gi

Last minute judo exam swotting in my fab @valor_fightwear gi. Judo gi but bjj everyday 😉As regular readers know that as well as practicing BJJ I also train in Judo. Last year I needed a new competition gi for the British Judo Championships and had a nightmare buying a gi. A mixture of poor stock levels, import costs, gi shrinkage and in some cases poor customer service left me disillusioned with a number of Judo gi companies. So when I heard that Valor Fightwear were starting to produce judo gi’s instantly got in touch to find out about launch dates. I was even more delighted to be asked if I wished to test one out! Continue reading “Valor Fightwear – Shori 450 Judo Gi”

Improve Your Grappling Every Time You Pee!

I apologise for the slightly clickbait title but I needed something to grab your attention and “things to do that improves your health and grappling during an office toilet break” does not exactly trip off the tongue!

As regular readers know I am far from a full time athlete and my time is precious, so I thought I’d share a quick insight into how me (and my hubby) genuinely do try and squeeze some jiu jitsu friendly activity into literally every little break that we get! Continue reading “Improve Your Grappling Every Time You Pee!”