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Old 12-21-2009, 06:47 PM   #1
Eric Deangelis
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What do you guys think about this for GPP/BJJ fitness. I have been doing Gant's Hybrid for over a month now and have made some solid gains. This stuff looks challenging and practical. Anyone have expierence with Sealfit? Goals are maintain strength and be as fit as possible.

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Old 12-22-2009, 07:45 AM   #2
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1000 squats today after a 2k row? This after a 30 minute workout and another workout the day before. Too much imho. I don't see how you could maintain strength with that kind of beat down daily.

If you are making gains why change? If it aint broke dont fix it.
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Old 12-23-2009, 02:29 AM   #3
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i'll admit that my workouts take too long, but i find that i can justify it with the fact taht i try to work more skill based stuff. these workouts are long with too much work.

1000 reps of squats is just gonna make you sore and not wanna train BJJ for a few days. the only advantage it will give you is that when somebody at class beats you down, you can use this as an excuse as to why you got submitted a lot.
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:37 AM   #4
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For BJJ I'd suggest conditioning more along the lines of wrestling conditioning. Like regular old crossfit. Or something else that will give you power and fighting conditioning. And working on your flexibility will help also.
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Old 12-30-2009, 09:57 AM   #5
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Take up gymnastics. Achieve a straddle press handstand from straddle L and tell us then if it's helped your game. Or look up Ido Portal's Floreio page.
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:02 AM   #6
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I agree the 1,000 squats really has no place in BJJ training, however, that was a bad example posted up. Yesterday's Workout is

Warm Up: Sand Bag drills 15 minutes

Strength: Work to 1RM Squat Clean & Jerk

Stamina: 5 rounds, not timed: 3 x SC @ 90% 1RM, 15 x Star Jumps, 1 x Buddy Carry 50yds each

Work Capacity: Frellen:

For time: 21-15-9 Thrusters (95#), Pull-ups, KB swing (55#). Run 400M after each set

En-Durability: Run 3 miles at moderate pace. Yoga or Active Stretch

I think we can all agree sandbag training is excellent for MMA/BJJ/GPP, the squat clean and jerk is an excellent lift, then a nice WOD, ended with a cool down run and yoga.

My concern here is that my BJJ schedual takes priority over my other workouts. As such, I may do BJJ M, W, Th, F and Sat of one week and then M, F, Su the next week depending on life - so following any set 'program' is difficult, especially when you may get such random, non linear lifting days. I did crossfit for awhile, but I found that only training it twice a week was not enough of a workout. The reason I leaned toward SealFit was the amount of work looks do-able and functional. It also will accommodate a hectic scheudal.

I have certainly played around with gymnastics, and I definitly see its value of static and constant strength in regards to grappling. I always seem to feel like im losing ground when doing gymnastics all alone though.

Grissim - I was wondering what do you workouts look like? I remember reading you roll BJJ, so I would imagine you have run across similar problems as me.

I appriciate any feedback....thanks guys!
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Old 01-01-2010, 01:54 AM   #7
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Depending on your BJJ volume, I train CF Football with a swap once or twice a week for a CF endurance WOD on C2 or just add it in any way if its an easier week. I train BJJ 3-4 times a week.
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