View Full Version : Paleo diet and grappling?

Anton Emery
11-04-2007, 03:18 PM
Is it possible to follow a Paleo style diet and practice grappling/brazillian juijitsu? I train probably 6-8 hrs a week, plus about another 3 hrs a week of conditioning or strength training. I remember reading on another thread where Robb Wolf said that the more an activity uses the glycotic energy system, the more carbs you need.


Greg Battaglia
11-04-2007, 04:06 PM
Sure, just eat a paleo-acceptable starchy carb with your meals after each of your sessions to refill muscle glycogen quickly. Sweet potatoes, yams, squash, carrots. That kind of stuff.

Rob Harris
11-20-2007, 12:02 PM
Absolutely possible. The above advice is spot on. If you're too hardcore Paleo to allow for starches, a PWO fruit Smoothie with Protein is the shizzle.