Master the Art of Breathing

If you read a lot of the articles and advice talking about how much you should eat, different experts have different opinions. With respect to calories, the bottom line is that it can’t be determined by anyone other than you. You’ve got to notice the effects of how you’re eating on your body. If you’re…

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Anderson Silva – What the #$@!?

If you saw UFC 97 this past weekend, I want to know what your thoughts are on the Anderson Silva fight, because I’m not too sure what to think of it either. I’m kind of torn. On one hand, as a fan, I see a guy who is giving 30% of what he is truly…

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WORKSHOP: How to Prevent Shoulder Injuries in MMA

I’m holding a workshop for MMA fighters called “How to Prevent Shoulder Injuries in MMA”. To see full details, check out the flyer by clicking the image below: By attending this workshop you’ll learn everything you need to know to ensure your shoulders are as strong and stable as they possibly can be. Obviously if…

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UFC 97 in Montreal – My Picks

Can’t wait to get out to Montreal for the UFC coming up. Although the atmosphere probably won’t be anything near what it was last year when GSP laid the beat down on Matt Serra to reclaim the welterweight title, it’s still gonna be awesome. The fight I’m most looking forward to is Anderson Silve vs.…

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Balance Exercises for MMA

I was out for a long walk the other day and where I was by Lake Ontario, which is really close to where I live. It’s one of the 5 Great Lakes as they’re called in North America. Unfortunately it’s polluted as hell from all the steel companies and other industries that dump their toxic…

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The Myth of Distance Runners Being Fat

If you’ve ever heard some fitness professionals talk, they make it seem like cardio is the worst thing ever.  They make it sound very black and white like cardio = fatness. Now while I agree that just doing cardio is not the best use of your exercise time, I do contend that you can lose…

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‘Core’ Exercises for MMA

These are variations of traditional exercises that increase the recruitment of the core muscles in a stabilization role, which helps you develop explosive KO power and a shredded six-pack:

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Power Oatmeal!

Getting up early in the morning and making a quality breakfast can be a difficult thing to do. With the change in the daylight savings time this past weekend, the mornings just got a lot darker. Getting ready for the day in total darkness is like doing an interview after being KO’d by A.Silva. The…

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Training Day

Had some fun with some buddies of mine today taking them through a boxing-style workout. After that, I did a lower body day: 1) Front squats 5 x 4 2) Deadlifts from pins (kneecap height) 5 x 4 3) Bulgarian split squats 3 x 6 4) Leg curls on ball 2 x 15 Felt pretty…

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Often Missing Key Fat Loss Factor

I was at the grocery store the other day and I usually spend 2 or 3 minutes browsing the latest fitness mags. If you’re interested in seeing what I typically buy at the grocery store, check out my blog: => http://ericwongmma.com/groceries-for-getting-ripped/ Anyway, when I saw the cover of Men’s Health, I thought to myself, “There’s…

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