Does having diabetes mean you have to skip dessert all the time? Are M&M’s, Twinkies, and hot fudge sundaes all part of a distant past? Do you have to avoid the candy aisle in the[…]
Why diabetics should learn Jiu Jitsu
Diabetes itself is a battle and you must be mentally strong if you want to win that said battle. Science has shown that being fit and healthy is a good way to keep your diabetes at bay. One sport I have found that has been keeping me active and building me up mentally is Jiu jitsu. Jiu Jitsu is a martial arts style that consists of grappling and throws and is considered human chess. Just like placing a child in a karate gym to boost their confidence and keep them healthy, jiu jitsu is the adult’s version.
Finding a Jiu Jitsu Gi
Before you enroll in any classes, you will need a gi. A gi is the coat and uniform you wear when you practice jiu jitsu. Having a good gi is essential as it can dictate your movements and grappling abilities. If you’re having trouble finding a gi, here’s a good website that showcases and outlines the best bjj gi
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