Nutrition in competitive combat sports - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, MMA

Combat sports athletes in judo, MMA or brazilian jiu-jutsu need to develop speed, power as well as higher aerobic capacity. A varied, well-balanced healthy diet makes it easier for athletes to optimize training and increase the succcess in tournaments. However, the diet of a top-level athlete is different from common person to a great extent, starting from food supplements to foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses. The nutrition guide below not only makes the judo, MMA or Jiu-jitsu grappler stronger but also maximize his fighting potential. Nutrition before the competitive period 1. Drink a lot of water During training, water...

Crowdfunding like a champ : Eseroghene Omene

Like many high-level athletes, 400m runner Eseroghene Omene dedicates her time to training, and spends her spare time looking for ways to advance her career. Yet, there is a fine balance between self-promotion and making sure you stay focused on your athletic goals. Eseroghene recently shared her story on MAKEACHAMP, and soon after, her story became viral. She found herself on radio shows, sports blogs, as well local TV news. A month later, she raised 136% of her goal to go to the Pan American games this August, in Toronto. How did she do it? We set down and discussed...

Choosing a Language for your Campaign

As the global leader in sports crowdfunding, athletes from all around the world are using MAKEACHAMP to fulfil their funding needs. This is why, while browsing through our site, you may have come across campaigns written in a number of languages, such as english, french, portuguese, or all three at the same time!   We’re proud to be bringing together such a diverse group of athletes, but we understand that this global component might also make it hard for you to decide which language to write your campaign in. But have no fear, the MAKEACHAMP team is here to help...

The dilemma - try to raise 10,000$ or just 2,000$?

Dear champ, we understand that the amount of funds that you need is 10,000$ and it is probably more. This is the reality that many athletes are facing. MAKEACHAMP's crowdfunding platform is the most efficient way to raise funds that you need, nonetheless, it requires effort and possibly an existing group of supporters. As a result, it is no surprise that it is very difficult with your first fundraising campaign to raise a large amount of funds (10,000$ and beyond). However this does not mean you should necessarily decrease your goal. The benefits of a lower goal, such as 2,000$,...