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Welcome to Beauty and the Gi, a podcast about grappling and life from the female perspective.

Jun 16, 2019

We were wired to play outside as kids. Somewhere along the way to being grownups, we forgot about the simple joys of just playing outside. 

It's time to reconnect with our inner kids. Let's bring some playfulness back into our lives.

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Jun 12, 2019

Ringworm, fungus, and staph infections are hazards of BJJ and many full contact sports. There are a number of things you can do to help prevent bringing them home with you and spreading them around.

Keeping yourself and your gear clean is your number one defense.

Are you washing your gi AND your belt after every class?...

Jun 9, 2019

Journaling is a simple step you can take to clear your head and make room for better thoughts.

We would love to hear how you’ve incorporated journaling into your own self care practice. Post on Instagram and tag @beautyandthegipodcast or record a voice memo and email it to

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Jun 5, 2019

Did you know AJ can tap dance? Well, that isn’t the tapping we are talking about in this episode.


In this episode about tapping:

  • When to tap
  • How to tap
  • Knowing your body
  • Tapping to avoid injury when training for competition
  • Tapping or not in competition
  • AJ talks about getting choked unconscious during competition

Jun 2, 2019

We're sharing Sunday Self Care tips because training is hard and you need to take care of yourself.


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Beauty and the Gi Podcast on Instagram @beautyandthegipodcast


Jen on Instagram @brassybroadjen


AJ on Instagram    @ajclingerman