Probably one of the most popular fruits you will see being eaten are strawberries, along with blueberries and bananas - especially in North America. Many people love strawberries for their flavour - a nice mix of sweet and sour. Strawberries also make for a great blended shake ingredient because they go so well with many other fruits, especially sweeter ones like bananas. So what exactly are the practical health benefits of eating strawberries daily?
Along with strawberries and bananas, it is safe to say that blueberries are right up there in the ranks with those other two super foods. In fact, some may argue that blueberries could be the most beneficial of these three.
The jiu-jitsu black belt and former Bellator featherweight says he tries to keep a balanced diet, having the sacred six meals per day. Breakfast usually entails cereal, bread, coffee with milk, juice and some fruit. For lunch, a plate of salad always accompanies the traditional rice and beans, mashed potatoes, meat, chicken or fish.
Taking into account the amount of intense work our hips and legs do in jiu-jitsu, it's no surprise that we need to take extra good care of our joints in that area. With time and plenty of training, we become more stiff and problems will eventually arise that you could easily do without.
Whether you do jiu-jitsu or not, shoulder pain is a common curse that plagues many athletes. Of course, it's especially bad if you're been keylocked and kimura'd one too many times over your career...