Gordon Ryan had a 2017 for the record books. He cemented himself as one of the best grapplers on the planet with a gold medal in the stacked 194-pound ADCC bracket, tapping out such phenoms as Romulo Barral and Keenan Cornelius, and added on a silver in the absolute division to hammer the point home. While most fighters in his division were in the gym, cutting down and getting as lean as possible for the event, Gordon was doing the opposite. Just a few months prior, he had blown through the EBI 170-pound bracket, and didn’t have much time to get his body ready for such a larger weight class. With his goal set, and Nathalia’s help, Gordon was strong and prepared for his coronation as “The King." Those same fitness and diet plans are now yours for the taking, along with an instructional ebook for your full reference.
You can drill all day and study positions all night, but when we hit the mat, we are using our body to practice this martial art. We are constantly placing demands on our muscles and tendons, and forcing ourselves to work in new and always evolving ways. If you know this, then the question becomes, why wouldn’t you spend time keeping your body as fit as possible, to let you keep rolling and sparring and learning? You don’t need to be on the cover of any magazines or look like a swimsuit model to benefit from regular strength training, and a diet that will work to keep you on the go. From those who want to go all in on jiu-jitsu and treat this as a profession, all the way to white belt hobbyists who want to better understand their bodies, this series is the key to finding a whole new level of awesome.