Coach Sean Coleman can often be found at Straight Blast Gym after
9pm. He’s typically back at it again the next morning around 5:30am.
Coach Sean teaches Brazilian
Epsom Salt baths are regularly used by athletes looking for some relief, whether it is from Brazilian
“Any parent can relate to the ‘late to bed, early to rise’ lifestyle, lol. Between jiu jitsu training and the kids, I don’t typically get in bed until after 11pm. I’m usually up around 4:30am, so most nights I’m lucky to get 6 hours of sleep. By hitting a 20 minute epsom salt bath before bed, my nervous system is so relaxed that as soon as my head hits the pillow, i’m out. It’s also helping me get into that deep REM sleep, so that even on a short night of sleep I feel well rested.”
While getting 5-6 hours of sleep isn’t recommended, it does happen. By utilizing
Releasing toxins from the body
Improving blood sugar levels
“I’ve had a bunch of my jiu jitsu students start doing epsom salt baths after training, and every single person comes back and tells me how they feel better, and less sore. It’s a staple in my recovery process.”
Epsom salt can be found at pretty much any grocery or drug store. It is not very expensive and is a great compliment to your martial arts and fitness training. Give it a try and enjoy the immediate benefits!