Chart for muscles used in bjj?

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  1. Sloth

    Sloth Brown Belt

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    I found this video earlier and thought it was pretty cool and it got me wondering if there is anything like it for bjj? Or maybe some kind of charts or studies or something on te most common muscle groups used and the contributing groups, etc... I guess some of it's obvious, but I figure it would be cool to see if there's anything like

     
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    It would be pretty similar with less emphasis on the quadriceps and more emphasis in upper body strength.
     
  3. Sloth

    Sloth Brown Belt

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    I was thinking something similar, maybe with more emphasis on hamstrings and lower abdominal muscles too
     
  4. Jesus X

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    my lower back is always sore after BJJ and shoulders
     
  5. Gerbiljiujitsu

    Gerbiljiujitsu Purple Belt

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    interesting video, thanks for the contribution
     
  6. futang17

    futang17 Green Belt

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    I would say abs, obliques, and forearms.
     
  7. SwitchOrSpladle

    SwitchOrSpladle White Belt

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    pretty much every upperbody muscle, core, n hamstrings
     
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    redaxe Silver Belt

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    lol they just list basically every major muscle group in the body
     
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    I guess I`d depend on your style too. When I work from the bottom my forearms seem to get the biggest workout.
     
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    Because judo uses pretty much all the muscles in the body, the chart shows which muscles are auxiliary, which ones are support and which ones actually produce the force. Not which muscles are used.
     
  11. Salar

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    That's awesome I'd like to know what show that is from, they'll probably have other martial arts on it. Anyone know?
     
  12. blackers10

    blackers10 Orange Belt

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    ask any unfit white belt haha
    being one I can say my entire upper back
    calves
    upper arms
    and abs
    and obviously chest
     
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    I agree....
     
  14. Sloth

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    They do list every muscle in the body, but how they organize their function is the interesting part
     

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