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  • Combating Depression with BJJ

    Combating Depression with BJJ

    I’m Johnny, the owner here at Rogue Combat Club. Let me tell you a quick story that I haven’t shared with many people. I have had, and continue to deal with depression and anxiety. My depressive episodes don’t usually manifest as sadness. I often become irritable with the ones I love, angry at everything, feel lost without direction and feel like I am spinning in a vortex being pulled 1000 directions at once. Sound familiar? If so, please keep reading. We live in a high speed digital world with little to no requirement for physical exertion or real social interactions. We can have groceries delivered to our house, everything we need delivered, and the ....

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  • Can Martial Arts Help with ADD and ADHD?

    Can Martial Arts Help with ADD and ADHD?

    In a word, YES! If you spend any time watching the news, scrolling through Facebook or Instagram and you have children, you have seen the advertisements, videos, and information about ADD and ADHD's impact on your child's health. While not all of it is true, here are a few quick facts about ADD and ADHD.
    ADD and ADHD are on the rise.
    In less than a decade, it has risen over 40% according to the CDC.
    Boys are 3 times as likely as girls to have ADD or ADHD Well, what does this mean and what can we do to fix it??? Here are a few tried and true ideas. First, get your kids into some sort of physical activity. Telling an ....

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  • Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

    Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

    Fitness Tip Of The Week: Creating muscle is the secret to a revved up metabolism. Think outside of the box when it comes to building strength and revving your metabolism. Throw in some Kettlebells, Band Work or Explosive Bodyweight exercises like jumps, sprints, pull ups etc.. Mixing up power and speed on your kicks, knees, elbows and punches work great as well! Healthy Recipe Of The Week: Frog in a Hole Heat a pan over medium-high heat. Spread 1 slice of whole-grain bread with 1 tsp. butter. Use a cookie or biscuit cutter to cut a hole in the center of the bread. Place the bread— buttered-side down— in the pan and crack 1 egg into the hole. Cook until egg sets, about 2 ....

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  • Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

    Fitness Tip Of The Week: Celebrate small wins! Choose a way to celebrate that doesn't involve food. Buy a new workout outfit or pair of running shoes. Go to a spa for the day or get a pedicure. Or share your success with friends. Healthy Recipe Of The Week: Asparagus and Orzo Pasta Preheat the broiler and bring a small pot of water (with a lid) to a boil (about 5 minutes). Add ¼ lb. asparagus (cut into 3-inch pieces) and ½ cup orzo to the pot. After 3 minutes, remove only the asparagus and continue cooking orzo according to package instructions (usually about 6 minutes). While orzo cooks, season 5 oz. salmon filet with salt and pepper and broil for 5 minutes, or ....

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  • Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

    Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

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    itness Tip Of The Week:
    Be prepared for the morning frenzy. Overnight oats are a great way to get you day going! There are a TON of ways to customize them. A little planning can go a long way and keep you out of the fast food drive-thru, and keep you in that awesome body you worked so hard for! Recipe Basics. Plain oatmeal 3/4-1 Cup Milk (less means thicker) 1/2 Cup Oatmeal Throw in a jar or covered bowl overnight. Enjoy the next day. That is the basis. You can do a TON off of this. Protein Oatmeal Same as before, instead you use milk or water mixed with protein powder. Added bonus (and calories) throw a scoop of PB Powder in there! Almond Joy ....

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  • Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

    Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

    Hey guys, We are starting a new FREE added bonus to, well..... everyone! We will be adding weekly fitness tips and recipes for anyone who is interested. These are basic, simple tips and tricks paired with AMAZING recipes to help you get the absolute best results. So here goes... 4th of July Cajun Grilled Shrimp What you need (Serves 4) For the Cajun Spice Blend: 1 teaspoon of sea salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon ground black pepper ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon ground cayenne powder ¾ teaspoon dried oregano ¾ teaspoon dried thyme ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes For the Shrimp: 2 ....

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  • Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

    Tuesday Fitness Tip & Recipe of the Week!

    Week 2 of our Tuesday Fitness and Recipe posts! Fitness Tip of the Week
    The fitness tip this week is simple. Track your workouts! If you can't measure something, you can't grow, or in some cases shrink, it! So you can use a notebook, one of the 100s of apps on your phone, or anything! Bonus Tip: Write out your monthly goal EVERY DAY in the notebook! Recipe of the Week

    Kale and Cauliflower Pasta Bring a small pot of water (with a lid on it) to a boil (about 4 to 5 minutes). Add 1 serving angel hair pasta (a small handful) and ¾ cup cauliflower florets. Or you can cook the cauliflower separate. This way we just save a little bit of dish cleaning! After 3 ....

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  • 40 is the new 80?!?!?

    40 is the new 80?!?!?

    It seems every beauty and health magazine is telling you 30 is the new 20 or 40 is the new 30, but fitness magazines are acting like 40 is the new 80. (Stole this from Jim Wendler.) But it’s right! People constantly are looking for reasons (read as excuses) to be lazy. They think they hit this magic number and society says it’s time to hang up the hard training for yoga and aquatic classes. Granted you’re not the young, bulletproof self from your early 20s. Drinking til 5am then getting up and working construction all day before 10 rounds or hard training at night, but honestly… who wants to do that anymore?! But!!!! You can train as hard as you can ....

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  • Too Busy To Train

    Too Busy To Train

    So you want to get in shape, kick punch or choke some stress away, but you have “adulting” responsibilities too right? Hanging out with family and friends, working around the house, being forced to eat your mother-in-law’s desert dry meatloaf and cold mash potatoes…. We get it. Life happens, but missing Muay Thai or BJJ makes you want to go quit your job, live in a van and abandon your family. While you WILL get more training time, you are going to miss some SERIOUS parts of balance in your file. Here are a few tips to help you get those much needed training sessions in each week. Set Goals
    It’s super hard to get where you want to be, without knowing ....

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