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Counting Calories is Complicated

There isn’t a specific number of calories that everyone burns when practicing or competing in Jiu Jitsu. 

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Calories Burned during BJJ claSS

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Who burns the most calories in BJJ?

Due to physics, male grapplers who are taller and weigh more typically burn more calories in BJJ...

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Calories burned during BJJ warm ups (Calisthenics) 

Warm ups in a normal Jiu Jitsu class typically consists of ten minutes of calisthenics and basic BJJ movements to get your blood pumping and ready for class...

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Calories burned during stretching

Calories burned during stretching

The stretching portion of BJJ class is the shortest time span and the part that burns the least calories...

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