When modern life grants us with a busy schedule, stress may become a chronic health problem to a lot people. It doesn’t matter if you are a Jiu-Jitsu athlete that works out 3 to 4 times a day, or just a regular gentle art apprentice; most of us have an active lifestyle where we must find time to accommodate work, family and BJJ practice.
Although we all have fun at training, Jiu-Jitsu is an activity that requires a lot of energy and stamina. Thus, we should fuel our bodies with the best foods to achieve optimum health and performance on the mat.
Everybody, from white to black belt, can take advantage of this stress relieve recipe that will help you relax and focus for BJJ training. Drink it 30 minutes to an hour before practice, or especially during competition season, and together with a healthy diet this soothing juice can work miracles.
2 celery stalks
½ bulb fennel
2c. romaine lettuce
Using a power juicer, combine the celery, fennel and lettuce, and extract the juice. Then, pour the juice into a blender and add pieces of avocado and almonds. Blend it well and drink it fresh.
Be healthy and good training!