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Beat Obesity with Jiu-Jitsu

December 1, 2013

Al Diaz lost over 70 lbs in 9 months with the "jiu-jitsu lifestyle"

Al Diaz has battled obesity his entire life. After countless fad diets and failed fitness regimens, he had virtually given up when his brother convinced him to visit the Gracie Academy. Al began his jiu-jitsu journey weighing over 280 pounds, and within 9 months he has lost over 70 pounds. For the first time in his life, Al is no longer obese, and his doctor has taken him off his cholesterol medication. Al had the desire and the work ethic all along, the only thing missing was the jiu-jitsu lifestyle!

Watch Al's amazing transformation and then share this video with your friends and loved ones. For many viewers out there, hearing Al's story may very well be the motivation they need to embark on their own jiu-jitsu journey! Spread the world, jiu-jitsu saves lives!