Benefits of Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu has been around for hundreds of years. Jiu Jitsu means “gentle art”. Jiu Jitsu brings so many benefits to your physical and mental state. One of the areas of your body it benefits is your spine. Here are some of the ways Jiu Jitsu benefits your spine:

  • Core Strength: Jiu Jitsu helps you to develop your core strength through specific exercises that provide support and stability to your spine.
  • Joint Mobility: Jiu Jitsu targets your hips and shoulders and helps to improve their mobility. Doing this helps to reduce strain and distribute forces evenly throughout your body. 
  • Improves Posture: You have to have a good posture in order to perform the Jiu Jitsu moves well. Practicing Jiu Jitsu can help you to improve your posture.