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  • 4 Ways to Prepare for Your First BJJ Tournament

4 Ways to Prepare for Your First BJJ Tournament

One aspect of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that helps it stand out from more traditional martial arts is the emphasis placed on competing in tournaments and going up against people from outside your school. This is seen as essential for progressing in the sport and moving up in belts. However, if you’ve never competed before, you may [...]

  • 6 Exercises to Improve Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 

6 Exercises to Improve Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 

If you want to get better at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, there’s no doubt that you’ll need to improve your body too. While there are countless ways to do this, here are six we recommend. Sparring We’re all for people finding ways off the mat to improve their BJJ game. That being said, you can’t possibly improve [...]

  • 4 Benefits of MMA Training

4 Benefits of MMA Training

MMA is more popular than ever before, which means you may have considered coming to Alliance and checking out training for yourself. If you’re just curious about some of the benefits that come with this sport, though, the following should help. Builds Confidence Knowing you can defend yourself is a huge confidence builder. Hopefully, you’ll [...]

  • Mixed Martial Arts

5 Tips for Starting MMA

MMA is a fantastic sport for people of all ages. If you’re like most people who are interested in trying out MMA, you might be a bit intimidated by the process. Rest assured, this is completely normal and that, at Alliance Gym, we’re accustomed to helping people get past their nerves. Still, the following are [...]

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  • Top 10 Martial Arts

Top 10 Martial Arts

There are many people who are interested with doing martial arts and other physical sports where their bodies will not only be trained physically but also keep their mind alert and active. People can choose from different types of martial arts practices and the following are the top 10 choices that you can get. 1. [...]

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  • Functions and The Food Sources of Most Important Vitamins

Functions and The Food Sources of Most Important Vitamins

Vitamins are not just for energy building but they are significant for keeping us healthy too. If we do not get enough of the most important vitamins, through our diet, we start developing deficiencies, which can lead to very serious consequences. To ensure that you get a regular dose of vitamins, first you need to [...]

  • Ways to Detoxify Your Body Naturally

Ways to Detoxify Your Body Naturally

It’s natural and common to feel sluggish and out of sync due to our erratic lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits. This is why it is necessary to detoxify the body to feel fresher and better. The concept of detoxification is nothing new. In the earlier days, detoxification was practiced by several cultures. It was also [...]

  • The Best Fruits and Vegetables To Boost Immunity

The Best Fruits and Vegetables To Boost Immunity

Fruits and vegetables are excellent for our immunity system - this is one of the main reasons why we need to have them in abundance in our diet. You can munch on them as a snack, have them for your breakfast, lunch or supper, or consume them in any way you prefer. You will enjoy [...]

  • How Should You Boost Your Metabolism

How Should You Boost Your Metabolism

Having a good metabolic rate is good for a healthy body. If you have a slow metabolism your body will not burn as many calories as needed and this will cause weight gain. Here are some good ways to boost your metabolism and enjoy a healthy living. Increase the Intensity No matter what you are [...]

  • Why Should You Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Why Should You Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

More fruits and vegetables in your diet means a better and a fitter life! In case you are still wondering, why you should have more vegetables and fruits in your diet, here are some reasons that explain why. Brings Variety into Your Diet Our earth is a rich storehouse of fresh vegetables and fruits. Seasonal [...]

  • Top Micronutrients and Where You Will Get Them

Top Micronutrients and Where You Will Get Them

Micronutrients are one of those essential nutrients which are needed by our human body in small doses every day. If there is any deficiency of any of these micronutrients in our body, it will have a negative impact on our general health and can even lead to serious complications if not treated on time. It [...]

  • Understanding Our Bodys Metabolism

Understanding Our Body’s Metabolism

We often hear about metabolism and the role it plays in our daily living and especially in terms of weight loss. To understand every thing related to our body's metabolism, we first need to understand what metabolism is. What is meant by metabolism? Metabolism is all about a number of biochemical reactions that take place [...]

  • Daily Protein Requirements - How Much Proteins Should You Have Daily

Daily Protein Requirements – How Much Proteins Should You Have Daily

One of the main building blocks of our body is protein which makes up as much as 16% of our body weight. Our skin, hair and muscle tissues are made up of proteins - we need a good amount of protein in our diet everyday. How much protein do you need? This depends completely on [...]

  • Water - Why Is It So Important For Our Body

Water – Why Is It So Important For Our Body

Water is one of the most essential nutrients for our body and needed for our survival but unfortunately often taken for granted. Do you know the importance of water in your life? What can happen if you do not drink sufficient water regularly? Water is vital for our body – without water, we cannot survive [...]

  • What Is Protein? Role Of Proteins In Our Body

What Is Protein? Role Of Proteins In Our Body

Proteins are defined as large molecules that consist mainly of amino acids and are considered to be essential for healthy functioning of our body. Several functions of our body are dependant on proteins, such as body structures, body cell regulation, healthy functioning of tissues is all dependant on protein. Our bones, skin, muscles and several [...]

  • Carbohydrates and Our Body

Carbohydrates and Our Body

One of the 6 essential nutrients needed by our body for its healthy functioning is carbohydrates. Our body uses these carbohydrates from monosaccharide glucose. Glucose is usually in blood and other extracellular fluids and can also be made from glycogen. This glycogen is normally stored in the muscles, our liver and other organs and the [...]

  • 6 Basic Nutrients Needed By Our Body

6 Basic Nutrients Needed By Our Body

Our body needs 6 important nutrients to stay healthy, provide energy, repair and support tissue growth and also for metabolic activities. These basic nutrients are extremely vital for a healthy body and performance. Is your body getting the 6 basic nutrients? Carbohydrates One of the essential nutrients needed by our bodies is categorized into two [...]

Do Diets Really Work?

Are you among those millions of people around the world trying to lose weight and wondering - do diets really work? If diet control is going to help you lose that extra fat from your body? Well, don't be surprised, if you hear that diets do not work. Losing weight is not easy and is [...]

What Is Fat – Everything You Should Know About Fats

What Is Fat? We often hear about fats and the role of fats in our body, but what is fat actually? It is an essential part of our nutrition and diet without which we cannot lead a healthy life. Our bodies need small quantities of ‘good fat’ to help our body function normally and to [...]

  • Womens Health and Fitness Tips

Womens Health and Fitness Tips

Women are no longer kitchen or home bound! There were times when women were just handling household chores but now women are multitasking – juggling to meet professional and personal commitments. They love to pursue their career but at the same time they love to take care of their home and family. If you are [...]