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Training with the Meat-Free MMA Fighter

More important is the time that I’m having while I’m training in the actual fight you know the fight is just a result upon my training was and how I’ll prepare that way so if you put too much pressure on the result and you have an attachment to the result then you’re always waiting for that moment you don’t enjoy everything that happens up until that moment flights gonna happen on that day when that day comes I’ll get my adrenaline going but I’m not going to get my adrenaline going today over that let’s start from closed guard today if you open the legs keep going if you get to half guard keep going into a full pass if the guy turns to his knees the guys I hear boom it turns to his knees keep going until it’s a full pass if he gets both hooks then you stop all right if you sweep or submit you stop all right let’s go my name is Kron Gracie I was born in Rio de Janeiro Brazil I’ve been competing which it’s my whole life teaching my whole life more recently like the past five years I’ve been focusing on MMA Jiu Jitsu is the biggest foundation for fighting I think if you don’t know jiu-jitsu it’s gonna have a hard time to get into a real fight with somebody because the fight is most likely going to end up on the ground at some point so I think jiu-jitsu is the most valuable martial artist I’ve been teaching introduced my whole life I spent a lot of time building this gym spending a lot of time building my jiu-jitsu spend a lot of time building my students good job guys good morning everybody are you guys ready for some apple cider vinegar shots for what if I cannot do this first helps flush out my body of my system first and then I’ll have like either your water or lemon water at least just water for me I like to stay light in the day and I get my body just enough of what it needs to get through that workout or through that next stage luckily Eggs Benedict right now or the big meal it’s going to slow me down I used to be able to eat anything and go train and do anything you know any 20 year old kid is going to be able to eat anything and perform still I’m going to be 28 so there’s only so long you can fight for if I’m like eating bad foods it’s really putting my body in danger it’s really putting it in risk I enjoy to eat healthy because I enjoy being able to train the way I train able to feel the way I feel and I’m supporting things that are good for the environment good for the world basically haven’t eaten a year I eat fish and I don’t need too much dairy I don’t drink milk I don’t eat that much gluten it just kind of happened slowly you know it took a long time for me to be able to really believe and not being able to eat meat and still be a professional athlete I’ve been doing jiu-jitsu since basically before I can remember what is what I already was training with a little ghee on and a little yellow belt I started learning with my father and he learned with his father so we come from a very strong foundation of jiu-jitsu my grandfather was the Jiu Jitsu what Einstein is to mathematics you know he basically took Japanese Jitsu which was based on explosiveness and strength and started developing his own techniques his whole mission was to prove that jiu-jitsu was based on leverage and that a weaker man can beat a bigger man within a little bit of time he became the one who was the representor and like actually fighting and his brother kind of stepped inside and became the businessman and them together was real made the Gracie family one had 21 kids the other one had nine kids and they just basically created this army of little jiu-jitsu champions biggest martial arts family in the world and we’ve been representing for hundred years most people who even watch fighting don’t even know who the Gracie’s are it’s almost lost and your arm trying to make sure that the family name is kept alive [Music] you we’re in Santa Monica and we’re gonna run six miles to Venice pier and back you really don’t need that much food like if you’re eating like nutritious food with nutrients in small meals you can keep your energy level way higher have a better endurance have a better training have a better everything you know you live longer move faster and think better when you eat a lot of food it makes almost like slow I’ve eaten like that too and I eat like this and I’m able to perform way more and do more if I eat less and just see good food I [Music] train for triathlons to help me with fighting for me triathlon and running and biking and swimming is just fun and being out and just doing something different because I’ve been caged up in a gym with a bunch of men training sweating just grappling and punching that it’ll drive you crazy I’ve learned a lot of breathing from my father you know he from a little young age my dad you always was encouraging me to learn how to breathe and he always did diaphragm work and did a lot of movement with breathing and as I get older and older and older more difficult situations more mental stress more physical stress all these things start adding up and I kind of started to breathe more and I kind of restarted to notice that it was a big part of my life and a big part of my growth and my peace so I started to put more time into it and I’ve created my own like sequence of things I like to do in ways I like to breathe things that I think are important luckily I brought a a backup protein this is this plant-based protein I really enjoyed being like good news you know tired you know like II hydrated overworked broken down sore I really enjoyed those students vision makes me feel alive you know this is a bag of sport endurance gel just sugars and salts and potassium extra lights and stuff like that I try to be in touch with what’s coming in my body what’s going out of my body if I need energy how am I going to get it from Piper to awake how am I going to relax I’m just testing all these things out finding out what works for me what’s up and I have a number one piece and yeah yeah we’re going to do it all [Music] sometimes you don’t have it but today you have it the lentils right here and I’m gonna get the hummus too wherever there thank you this is ginger this is tumeric right and then you want to explain them what this is twelve complex with a little bit of an alkaline water the vitamin b12 that we use is derived by algae and easy to bring her everywhere she can explain everything so I don’t have to explain I’m not getting much of this right now I really feel like like this much of this and I can train for another like two hours three hours easy by now my priority isn’t eating my priority is training so I’m gonna eat what I need just to get me through the training after I’m done with all my workouts then I’ll just take time to eat and you gear up and get ready for the next day it’s six o’clock yeah I’m going to go to my house show there for a little bit and then we’ll go from there ah my personal masseuse I mean it’s not like an actual massage but it definitely helps makes me feel good like my body knows exactly when ten minutes is up I already know oh so I’m ready to minerals and this helps oxygenate your blood there’s no typical day for me you know every day is a little different I follow my intuition you know what I feel what feels right to me which was my body what feels good to my training that isn’t on a schedule except for it at 7 p.m. I got to be at the gym the last few years been kind of more focusing on my MMA I’ve been teaching less and focusing more on my progression and I have to put a lot of time into other things besides you Jitsu so I’ve been working my boxing in my judo kickboxing karate and my overall performance physically mentally and spiritually to reach these strong points in the fight after training you drink a lot of water and you drink a lot of liquids because I’m dehydrated I’m delusional because I didn’t drink a lot of liquids throughout the day so I’m first trying to get all my liquids in and then once that goes down I can eat [Music] it’s 10:30 right now it’s pretty early sometimes I only get out of training like I leave the gym at 11:00 or leave the gym at 12 thank you those are mice got a fight no no I was supposed to fight this month but we got pushed back to September can I have albacore sushi okay chrome grace hero a sweet shrimp and a baked crab hand roll avocado can I have a hug green tea and a Pellegrino yeah I was like man I like this roll we’re like a California roll with big scallops on top and they’re like but we don’t make that roll I was like can you make it for me and they’re like yeah and I’ve been coming here since I was like 12 years old so they just started making it for me and I’ve been trying to get him to put it on the menu but they just they’re like oh my god I guess I got to win a lot more fights when are we gonna get the Kron Gracie wrote on the menu that everybody wants to know only for me I’ll accept it hi it come race the road oh no very tasty good to get like a little light she she puts a lot of nutrients good protein and just good food if I were to try to eat like a big bowl of pasta or somewhere and I couldn’t do it this is baked crab with avocado to tell you truth right now I’m I’m already full I’m only eating this cuz I read or do I get pool quickly my first meal especially if it is close to training this is gonna pass and then I’m gonna get really hungry while you’re going to ask for all those calories that I burned see I’m still kind of full from all the drinks and all the training I’m still kind of tripping and stuff this is just for right now and then I’m going to eat at least at least one more time you know but once I’m done with my training now I forget about my training I try to forget about as much as that possible and I just hang out with my friends or hang out with myself or do my research or eat food relax this is the time I get to enjoy the day like really and I think life is about working hard then also getting to enjoy it and appreciate it and look back and I really absorb it for the next morning early I thought matinee Saturday matinee hello campus a pickup order please all right well gang it oh yeah can I get a breakfast burrito please with no meat and extra guacamole on the side Kron Carolyn see after training I could barely walk now I’m already like almost normal again until tomorrow morning then I won’t be room 11:40 yeah just getting home it’s early this is a really day for me so good about it it’s gonna be easier wake up tomorrow but I’ll still be up for at least 3-4 hours now I actually feel hungry before I was just eating just because it’s time to eat I’m gonna I was hungry too but but not definitely feel more hungry I feel like my body’s asking for what it’s just getting through all that water and all that that I drink I know that if I wanted to if I had to I could probably eat a lot and go work out and build train myself to do that but I just don’t feel like that’s necessary you know I feel like I like the way I do my thing [Music] people get comfortable in whatever they do I get comfortable when I’m in my gym I can be that all my students I’ve taught them everything they know and once I reach that comfort it’s not the most interesting thing for me because for me to really be able to improve and achieve things that are greater than me I have to put myself in an uncomfortable place that’s where I like to be you know so anything that makes me uncomfortable there’s going to benefit me from our mental of my physical I’m going to try to do you know I don’t really think of the famous what what I used to think it was you know I used to really want to be known for fighting and known to be the best in the world and I still want to be the best because I want to push myself to those limits but if I wasn’t going to push those limits with martial arts I would push those limits with other things you know whether it’s like environment for spirituality I still have it in the back of my mind that I have a bigger purpose and I don’t want to have any regrets with myself because I didn’t do what I felt was right and I feel like what I’m doing is right but I also feel like there’s a lot more to do in a global way so if I can use my fighting in my martial arts to help me achieve something better for the world that’s what I’m doing it for [Music]
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BUDGET FRIENDLY VEGAN GROCERY GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS / Vegan Grocery Haul

Whoa do you see all the vegan food here? Hello everyone it’s rose and welcome back to cheat lazy vegan and another video today you guys is something that I haven’t done for a very long time which is a grocery haul but it’s not just a grocery haul this is going to be a grocery guide for anyone that is new to veganism or is interested in transitioning into a vegan or anyone that’s just interested in a more plant-based lifestyle in general I know that this is vegan uary at the moment which is when people go vegan for the month of January and so there may be a lot of you that are very new and kind of overwhelmed with this lifestyle so I hope that this video is of help to you I have tons of recipe videos on this channel that are simple and easy and affordable to show you guys the vegan lifestyle is really not that difficult if you plan it properly and if you kind of are going into it with a little bit of research a little bit of knowledge so I’m hoping that this video can provide you with a little bit of that I actually have done a video like this a few years ago when I kind of first started my youtube channel and it’s actually very relevant today so if you want to watch this video and the older one both might be helpful to you I actually filmed that one in the UK when I used to live in London so if you aren’t living in the UK maybe that’s more relevant to you now I live in Canada so yeah all of these products that I purchased are from just one big grocery store meaning I did not go to a Whole Foods I did not go to a natural food store of any sort I just went to a plain old big grocery store I just want to remind you guys that you don’t need to shop at Whole Foods you don’t need to shop at Planet Organic of course those places are great and wonderful for a lot of things but the majority of the time I just show up at a regular grocery store you don’t need to go to those expensive stores to maintain a few can lifestyle so yeah I’m just going to go ahead and show you guys everything I got I’m also gonna go through how much everything costs at the very end so I hope you guys enjoy alright everyone here are the groceries lined up on my island here I’m standing on my stool so hopefully this cheap stool from Ikea will not break wish me luck hi this is totally old school cheap lazy vegan style I’m excited I’m gonna show you guys everything here I’m gonna go through everything and I’m also going to tell you in the end how much everything costs so you get an idea of vegan food costs spoiler alert it’s really not expensive to shop vegan anyways let’s get started alright I’m gonna start in this left corner here and these are kind of my grains I kind of arranged it in the best of my ability so bread really important a lot of people think bread is not vegan friendly that’s just not true a lot of bread especially store-bought bread like this is vegan friendly just make sure you check the ingredients list but most of the time it is actually big and friendly so I always like to get whole-grain just because it’s a little bit healthier so yeah we also have some pastas again people think pasta is not vegan friendly most of the time it is guys just make sure again check that ingredients list by the way if you’re new vegan and you’re confused at the ingredients list if it says may contain when it says may contain it is an allergy issue for example they may have produced this in a factory that also produces something that contains eggs so it doesn’t mean that the end product contains eggs they’re just basically covering their basis by telling people ok we do produce eggs in the same factory so if it says may contain eggs or may contain milk you’re still good to go unless you are actually allergic I still purchase things for example this thing says may contain eggs but it doesn’t actually contain eggs so to me that’s vegan lasagna noodles oven ready I love lasagna I love making lasagna it’s one of my favorite things to make especially for non vegans because it always forgetting tastes so good so I do have a recipe on this I seriously I need to do another lasagna recipe video because I feel like there’s so many ways to make a delicious vegan lasagna we also have some whole-grain spaghetti so yeah pasta bread usually vegan friendly ok right guys I bought some sushi rice because I wanted to make sushi so rice is very different depending on the brand that you buy depending on the kind this is sushi rice it’s basically like Japanese rice Japanese or Korean rice is gonna be stickier and that’s the kind of rice I like so yeah this is gonna be white rice I normally like to just eat brown rice but for sushi white rice is good noodles yay this is so convenient this one comes in a four pack which makes me very happy oh da noodles are so convenient especially this kind that is already precooked it literally takes like not even 2 minutes to cook up it’s cheap it’s super quick it’s so good oh my god I love you don’t know so much honestly this is like the cheap lazy vegan it’s a staple it’s really good to have especially for the days when you get lazy I always like to prepare for those days when I don’t want to cook when I just want something really quick and new da noodles are gonna be great okay rice is wonderful but it takes a long time to cook ludo noodles not so much literally you can make a meal in less than 10 minutes with uno noodles all right so this is kind of miscellaneous I’m just gonna show you guys I got two things of nori sheets these are roasted seaweed sheets this is great for sushi guys so if you want to make sushi rolls nori sheets are so delicious and they’re really really great you can also like cut them up into like little pieces and just put them on top of your rice stuff like that all right let’s move on this way I’ve got tofu you guys know I love tofu my store was out of extra firm tofu I don’t know why or the brand that I normally use so this one is medium firm tofu I have a full video where I talk about tofu so I’m gonna link that down below if you guys are interested in everything there is to know or at least everything that I know about tofu I’m not like a tofu genius but I love tofu so much so yeah this is my laughs and if you buy these most of the time these packages as long as you don’t open them they do last a really long time in the fridge so just check the expiration date like this one expires end of January so I still have like almost a month to consume this once you open it up though it only lasts like a few days in the fridge so that’s one source of vegan protein a lot of people wonder about the in protein so let me go through my other sources of vegan protein here so we’ve got different kinds of beans and lentils so we’ve got black beans we have kidney beans and we also have green lentils these are canned which means they are just ready to eat or can literally just open them up and eat it okay so I love having canned beans and lentils in stock so that again for those days when I don’t feel like doing anything and I don’t feel like cooking and I just want a meal in 10 I have it just ready to go but sometimes you have extra time and that’s why dry beans come in handy these are dry chickpeas you can’t eat these okay these are dry you have to cook them first so first you want to soak it for about eight hours if not longer and then you cook it on the pot with tons of water let it come to a boil and then once it comes to a boil you want to turn that down to a simmer and let it simmer for like almost an hour or until they are really really soft okay so they’re gonna like double in size compared to what you can see here the reason why I want both is because generally dry beans tend to be cheaper so if you’re looking to save money or if you eat a lot of beans it’s actually really good to have dry beans that you cook in bulk and you can actually freeze them I would portion them out and freeze them that’s what I do quite often so that whenever I’m ready to eat them it’s pretty much like having canned means I’m ready to eat them take them out heat them up and you’re ready to go but sometimes I don’t have cooked beans already in the freezer okay because my life ain’t always together and that is why can’t beans come in handy these are essentials guys tofu and beans lentils these are my protein essentials love these protein sources absolutely necessary I would throw them into pretty much every single meal that I have nuts and seeds as well which I have enough of in my pantry which is why I didn’t I didn’t buy any new ones here but yeah really really really essential ingredients right here whoo Wow my my arm hurts geez okay let’s go through these so diced tomatoes that’s all in French guys okay diced tomatoes and tomato sauce I love having some form of canned tomato either dice or tomato sauce this is so handy really really good for so many different types of dishes chili if you want to make a pasta sauce if you want to make I don’t know anything diced tomatoes tomato sauce I think are really really great ingredients to have I use them so often so really good all right now let’s move on to this little area here let’s go through the back almond milk avi any sort of non-dairy milk really really good to have you’re in your fridge and you can also get ones that you don’t even need to refrigerate so if you just want to keep them in your pantry until you are ready to have it then that’s also good yeah mmm look I have two frozen things here I love frozen veggies fruit these are really really great to have for you know smoothies for example we’ve got four berry blend I’m gonna use these for a smoothie really really really good to have especially berries because I feel like fresh berries go bad really quickly so it’s good to have frozen ones to throw into smoothies and of course frozen veggies are also a must really good to have around especially for those lazy days what’d I tell you just always prepare for a rainy day okay quite often again produce goes bad really quickly and maybe you’re busy maybe you don’t go grocery shopping very often maybe you just don’t find yourself cooking enough for you to have fresh produce in your fridge all the time frozen veggies are such an essential even if you do have fresh produce most of the time which I normally do but sometimes you know maybe I haven’t had time to go grocery shopping frozen veggies and they still have nutritional benefits some people say that frozen veggies are actually more nutritious because they are frozen at that peak time when they are when the veggies are nutritious I don’t know if that is true but I’ll believe it right here we have hummus really really great vegan essential this one’s roasted pine nut hummus hummus is just awesome you don’t just have to use it as a dip you can use it as a spread you can even use it as like a pasta sauce if you’re super lazy you can just take the dough hummus some pasta dough and just mix it together maybe make like a pasta salad really really really good sauces let’s get on with the sauces I have tons of other sauces in my fridge I’ll show you guys if I have time but this might be a really long video already so I don’t know one thing to note is that so many sauces dressings things like that are vegan friendly by nature honestly you can get so many different kinds of sauces and spices and all of that stuff here we go we’ve got pasta sauce I always like to have a jar of pasta sauce just ready again for a rainy day if I’m feeling super lazy literally it’s so easy to just cook up a bit of pasta and then throw in a bit of sauce maybe throw in some beans some lentils and maybe throw in some veggies and here we go we’ve got a full-on meal that’s ready in like ten minutes so this one is sweet basil marinara do remember to check the ingredients list for your pasta sauces sometimes they do contain some milk or some ingredients that you might not want just make sure you just peak that ingredients list after a while of being vegan you’ll be able to look at ingredients list really quickly you just have this like really quick eye to look for milk ingredients or eggs or stuff like that so yeah pasta sauce always like to have in my pantry we also have some Frank’s Red Hot Sauce this is so good I’m gonna make cauliflower wings with this I love spicy sauce I love Frank’s hot sauce is so good and I also bought some balsamic vinegar this is just so I can use that as a dressing or maybe I’ll make something like other sauces out of it but yeah it’s good to have around and we also have some sweet chili sauce I don’t know if you guys have tried sweet chili sauce but it’s so yummy it’s so good on so many different things I can sometimes use it as a dressing or even to dip my veggies oh my gosh it’s so yummy I love it so much I also have ketchup body a low-sodium ketchup all right I guess now we can go through the produce section now obviously produce is all vegan which is great I’m just gonna show you guys what I bought I got some blueberries I just wanted some fruit I don’t eat enough fruit and I think one of the reasons is because I hate washing peeling fruit so blueberries are easy to eat so love them antioxidants hi laughs I got some broccoli this is organic it was on special I normally wouldn’t buy organic but hi we also got some avocado I got two avocados I think these are already right throw them in the fridge I don’t need to explain avocados do I you guys know how great avocados are already we got some spinach spinach is like my must-have green I love throwing spinach into smoothies I love stir-fried spinach I love just finish everything and you can freeze spinach as well if it’s starting to I don’t know if it’s in the fridge for a while and you’re not having it just freeze it and you can actually use that in smoothies so that’s what I do quite often which is what which is what I recommend I got two things of King oyster mushrooms and I got two because it was on like two for something and I love King oyster mushrooms oh they’re so good they just have a really good texture I don’t know something about the chew and I just love mushrooms love mushrooms so much speaking of mushrooms we got more we just got some white mushrooms here self-explanatory green onion self-explanatory let’s move on here I got some ginger I thought I would throw some ginger into some smoothies and also I love throwing ginger into like a stir-fry it’s so yummy so that’s what I got that and we also have some garlic AVI onion avi mushroom we went through that and then here we’ve got a couple of Chinese vegetables we’ve got baby bok choy which I love so much I don’t know what it is about baby bok choy or bok choy in general it’s so good pick some veggies that you really like and stick to those because you don’t have to you force yourself to eat you know stuff that you don’t like unless you don’t like any vegetable then you might want to work on it next I bought this Chinese broccoli I’ve never actually cooked this so I’m not really sure what’s gonna go down but I’m pretty excited about it and I assume I have to cook it with a lot of oil and water but probably need to google it I want to cook it probably with some garlic and I just feel like it’s gonna be delicious because I don’t know I’ve had this in Chinese restaurants and it’s good it’s yummy and I also caught it because it was 30% off and last but not least I got some cucumber I love cucumbers they’re so refreshing they’re so easy to eat so convenient I always feel so clean when I eat cucumber it’s so good I’m gonna probably eat some with hummus very soon mm-hmm okay and there we have it guys oh my gosh looks like a lot of food right alright guys so that was my grocery haul and this entire thing which is going to last me a really long time has a lot of staples this cost me a hundred and fifteen dollars and twenty five cents Canadian so that right now is the equivalent of about $85 u.s. I’m not sure what it is in pounds I will calculate that I mean to be fair the Canadian dollar isn’t doing that well at the moment it’s actually pretty bad but yeah this is 115 Canadian dollars for all of this food which i think is really good especially considering I got some major staples here that are going to last me along time for example the rice we’ve got who don’t noodles we’ve got you know lots of beans frozen veggies we got sauces that are gonna last me a long time so it’s really really affordable guys it does not have to be expensive following a vegan diet okay it’s not like I was even trying really hard to be super frugal either so I was just kind of like shopping for things I needed and it just turned out to be you know 115 dollars and again it seems like a lot of money 115 dollars but think about how much food I can make with all of this I can already think of so many different meals I can make with all of this food these are some essentials I hope you guys found this video helpful or you know educational or entertaining I don’t know if you did don’t forget to give it a big thumbs up there you go alright so that was my vegan grocery haul its lush guide of course this is not the end-all be-all I eat a lot of other things as well these are just some basic things that I do like to buy on a regular basis if you guys want to see kind of like a pantry slash fridge tour let me know because I can do one of those as well some people requested that so I can show you guys kind of what’s already in my pantry so that you can you know compiled that information along with this information and kind of figure out all the things they can eat on a vegan lifestyle again I’ve lost the recipes on here on my youtube channel but yeah I wish you the best of luck I have done many videos before that are kind of catered toward beginner vegans and people that are interested in a vegan lifestyle so I’ll link some of those videos down below so you guys can get some more information and more resources from me I hope you guys enjoyed this video if you did enjoy it or found it helpful please give it a big thumbs up and of course if you’re new to cheap lazy vegan don’t forget to subscribe for more vegan inspiration and I will see you guys in my next video bye