Should you really improve your cardio for BJJ?
In reality, it depends on your level and goals. Your cardio will obviously get better. The law of adaptation dictates that the response to a stimulus decreases as the stimulus is repeated. So yes, rolling will make you better and as you’ll gain experience, it will get easier. A similar law has to do with what is called Sensory Adaptation or Neural Adaptation, whereas Adaptation is defined in terms of changes in the body’s sense receptors. An example is the eye’s adjustment to the dark, or better yet, when you decide to go try another school and a big ass guy comes at you when it’s time to drill cross side. (more…)