In are continuous series on cross training for BJJ practitioners we will be looking at the power of swimming. At first, you may think that swimming has nothing to do with BJJ, but it has a lot of benefits for people that like to compete. At the least it helps you build muscle in every part of your body, and not just any muscle, lean muscle. The type of muscle that does not stop you movement or make it harder, but the type of muscle that keeps you strong, lean, and quick. There are also a few more benefits to trying a swimming regimen.