Posts Tagged ‘injury’

This week I earned my third stripe which put me in a good mood. I hadn’t been in a while. I’m getting closer to purple belt.

In the advanced grappling class, my practice partner was a purple belt from Russian. After that class, I had to sit out a few days of training because of a knee sprain and sore shoulder. I hope he left there in the same condition. For the record, I don’t like training like that where I get injured, or I injure someone needlessly. I will avoid working out with him.

I added two new supplements, Dhea 50mg a day, coQ10, and started drinking matcha green tea.

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I went to a grappling techniques class to test my shoulder.  The focus of the class was the guard position, something I have been wanting to work on.  From my time away, I was worried that I would start to forget but it was all their in my subconscious mind. Once again, same height; however,  I was miss matched 170 lbs to 210 lbs but that didn’t slow me down.  I am amazed at how much energy I have from my five banana and whey protein smoothie breakfast.  Over all, the grappling class went well; however, I did aggravate my shoulder, but not badly. I need a little bit more rehabilitation before I can go full force.  The only cure for my shoulder is rest.  I have bad health insurance so I have been using yoga as physical therapy.  I am not a fan of it.  I will be taking a break until next year then fully commit til June.

I will try a twenty four hour fast on Sunday. I am suppose to do a 24 hour fast once a month as per the Gracie Diet book. Let’s see how that goes.

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