MMA BJJ: Most important muscle?

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  1. ZZex

    ZZex New Member

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    I know every muscle is key for BJJ but are there key ones? I've heard so many different opinions. Helio said his forearms is his key. An arguement can be true towards Eddie's 10th planet camp and BJ Penn that it's all about flexiable legs. I've also heard about the major importance of your core ab muscles.

    I'm trying to be a well rounded @ 175 or 150lb. I gotta work on my legs more :noes: Rubber guard no-gi looks amazing. Plus I gotta work on HIIT. I'm gassing way too fast.
     
  2. Maestro Nobones

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    to me core strength, probably
     
  3. MyLittleAirport

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  4. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    also relaxation is a key to a great gas tank grappling
     
  5. Sylva

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    Core
     
  6. Ricey McRicerton

    Ricey McRicerton New Member

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    lower back and core, as already said.
     
  7. kronik85

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    brain muscle.
     
  8. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    my lower back hurts a lot :( but its important for the jeoozjeezu
     
  9. adrenalin112

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  10. Tonster MBA

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    i would say fexiblity with relation to core, no point in being strong, if you cant do anything with all that muscule.
     
  11. kronik85

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    wtf do you want me to say? every single fuckin muscle is important in BJJ, it's a total body exercise.
     
  12. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    that means he agrees with you noob
     
  13. adrenalin112

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    :rofl:

    wtf happens to people in here. all thinking and rationale goes out the window.
     
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    Core + neck
     
  15. kronik85

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    +1 = agreement

    . = that was so stupid i'm speechless




    maybe i need to update my OT lingo :dunno:
     
  16. ZZex

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    they both mean "agreement"
     
  17. MyLittleAirport

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    I always thought +1 was +1 to ignore list.

    :dunno:
     
  18. adrenalin112

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    +1 was for IL

    but i think the n00bs have changed it to agreement. so, for ignore list, it should be "IL +1"
    :rolleyes:

    and the "." is like youre putting the period on the previous posters sentence. like your words are exactly the same. :wiggle:
     
  19. ZZex

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    I notice everyone is talking about lower back, brain muscle, and their core; but what about the upper chest/arms? How much of a factor is that?
     
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    :hug: my bad, guess my brain muscle needs more work.
     
  21. MyLittleAirport

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    I think forearms are really important to, especially for collar chokes.
     
  22. adrenalin112

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    how about you workout everything in a balanced way. no reason to allow yourself a weakness.
     
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    u dont need your arms
     
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