People are always looking for the next, new health trend. From diets to workout routines, people that are aware of their health and are willing to participate in an active lifestyle to achieve their health goals will try anything that makes sense.
For the most part, anything that achieves an elevated heart rate and causes a person to sweat is an option. For GQ writer, Sam Schube he decided to try Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. From the sounds of it, he learned right away what many Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes have known for a while … There is no workout on Earth like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Now, we all know that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is not a fitness trend. For those of us dedicated to the sport, it is a lifestyle. However, it’s nice to see the sport that I love so much get some much deserved attention.
Read what Sam Schube wrote below:
(Source GQ Magazine)
Andy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow Andy on Twitter at @GoGoGonzilla
Andy lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Amanda and their 3 beautiful children. Andy is also the father of a Marine who is honorably serving in the United States Marine Corps.