The Chasm Between Theory and Action

I'm a mathematician (actuary by trade) and avid problem solver. I also love jiu jitsu. My recent addiction is chess, and in the process of my deep dive into the world of chess over the last several weeks, a theme reemerged from my early jiu jitsu days: the wide divide between theory and action. When … Continue reading The Chasm Between Theory and Action

Strength Training: Keep It Simple

During the workday yesterday, I recall thinking I wanted to get a workout in at the gym. I created a list of exercises that are very good for those that practice jiu jitsu. I picked three different ones for this particular workout: split squats, glute bridges, and bent-over barbell rows. By keeping my workout simple, … Continue reading Strength Training: Keep It Simple