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Eating Well is Jiu Jitsu – with Prof. Agnaldo Silveira

Greatness is achieved not through strength , but through perseverance . ”

The year 1997 was a turning point in the life of the GB Professor and black belt Agnaldo Silveira. It was then his life gained another direction and purpose, turning to Jiu Jitsu. Agnaldo began training with Professor Carlos Liberi and hasn’t stopped since.


“It’s been a long time that I live the Jiu Jitsu lifestyle and I find joy in making a living off what I like. Now I have my own school , Gracie Barra Prado and this is a dream come true for me because I struggled so much in making it happen.”Reported Professor Agnaldo

As an athlete, teacher and school administrator , he needs to be in top shape with lots of willpower and determination to meet all the daily responsibilities. “I believe that when we do what we like to make time for everything is just a matter of organization. ” Teacher Silveira


Agnaldo loves to compete and is constantly travelling throughout Brazil for tournaments. Recently he became Champion at the International Open in Sao Paula and holds many titles in his career such as: Brazilian Champion, Champion Paulista, South American Champion, runner-up to Abudhabi selective in South Africa and Third Place selective in Gramado (absolute ).

With an impressive curriculum and a busy routine Agnaldo knows that it takes a lot of preparation, dedication and healthy eating to become and stay a champion. He  know very well that Eating Well is Health, Eating Well is Jiu Jitsu. Check out this tough guy’s diet, which he shared with the GB Family.

“This diet was developed by my Nutritionist Carolina Castro so I can always be in excellent shape for practice and competition with my personal trainer and instructor Fabio Bucheroni that helps me with the physical part.”

ETNA PLUSRound 1 : Breakfast

– Two slices of wholemeal bread
White Cheese
A fruit –
Unflavored/light yogurt

Screen-Shot-2013-09-03-at-11.49.49-AMRound 2: Morning Snack

-300 G of sweet potato ( 1/2potato)
-150 Grams of filet chicken ( about 1 chicken filet )

salada-2Round 3: Lunch

– 300grams of sweet potato
300grams – chicken filet ( or beef if you want to vary)
– Choice of salad
– Broccoli , beets and carrots

Round 4: Afternoon Snack

300g sweet potato ( ½ sweet potato)
-150 Grams of chicken filet ( about 1 chicken filet )


whey-protein-powder-scoop-2Round 5: Pre-Workout Snack

– 100 grams of sweet potato
– 1 scoop of whey



Round 6: Dinner

Brown rice or wheat pasta with meat .
Choice of salad

caseina-2Round 7: Supper

-1 Scoop of casein



This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace professional guidance. The use of vitamins and dietary supplements can benefit a person, but we recommend consulting a nutritionist, doctor or other specialist for evaluation and monitoring prior to using any health enhancement products.

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