Morning fasted

2023 Chicago BJJ Championships are happening this Saturday. I have one GI opponent and another no-gi in my rank/age/weight bracket.

Now, note to self: don't get injured in practice like last time!


Clocked in at 189lbs this morning so just need to maintain for 2 wks.

Intermittent fasting and morning cardio daily for the next 2 weeks - I need to loose 3 lbs before my competition March 4th to make the 190lbs weight class.

Felt good today after a short break because of a cold and a slight shoulder injury (I need to get better at tapping early in when rolling).

Early afternoon fasted run on a treadmill. And now it's time to break the fast and eat some goodies.

Some treadmilling and mobility work this morning. I still have a little cold so keeping it light.

And I'm on a sick break. I figured it was coming - both of my kids are just getting over it and that's when it usually hits me. It's interesting though that my wife seems to doge it every time - I guess she has a stronger immune system.

Tom boosted

I've been feeling really good about my fitness lately. 💪 Lost all my pandemic chub, and I've been getting stronger.


Had a fat-burning run for breakfast this morning, and will try lunchtime in a fasted state as well. Then eat like a king until 7pm.

Evening no-gi Jiu-Jitsu left me completely exhausted. We learned switching from mount to s-mount when opponent pushes off your hip and from there either an armbar or take the back.

Jiu-Jitsu in the books.

Today we drilled some triangles from closed guard with 3 setup variations followed by 10 minutes of rolling.

Last week I did 3 days of lifting, 3 days of Jiujutsu, and 30mins of treadmill.

This week I'm bumping weights a bit and will try 5x Jiujutsu. I'd be really happy with that schedule if I can keep it up.

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