Author Archives: Eric Wong

The Supine Hip PNF: Best Hip Flexibility Exercise?

This exercise will lengthen your hamstrings, adductors and hip rotators, mobilize the joint capsule and activate pretty much all of your hip muscles. It’s a great bang for your buck technique, so be THANKFUL you landed here because your hips are going to feel renewed after doing the exercise I’m sharing with you. Lucky you. 🙂…

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On Rest and Recovery

My daughter and wife have had colds for the past week or so… Stuffy (and snotty, crusty) nose is the main symptom, which has led to some early mornings where I’m up with Livia somewhere between 4:00-5:30am. Because of this, I’ve been a bit more tired and when I’ve been able to sneak in a…

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Simple Exercise to Balance Your Hips

This simple exercise is designed to strengthen your internal hip rotators, and will help to balance your internal vs external hip rotators since if we’re doing squats, deadlifts and lunges, our external rotators are likely stronger. Watch the video once through, then watch it again and do the exercise along with me. After that, I…

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New Pushup technique that doesn’t RUIN your shoulders

The Pushup is one of the first movement patterns we learn as babies. It was amazing to watch my daughter Livia struggle through a one-rep max to push herself up off the floor and hold her oversized balloon head up so she could look around. But too many Pushups (horizontal push + internal rotation) without…

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Advanced Scapular Strength and Control Drill

Scapular strength and control is necessary for long-term shoulder health and to maximize your performance in exercises like Overhead Presses, Chinups, Muscleups and more. But we don’t often train it in isolation and it’s even more rare to train it with arms overhead and even MORE rare to train it hanging like in today’s video.…

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No Pain, No Gain?

The fight world is full of tough guys. Even just to spar requires a level of toughness that most people don’t have. But the “no pain, no gain” mentality that’s promoted can often mess you up. So we talk about this concept in today’s video, as well as my current wrist injury and compensatory movement…

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Compensatory Movement Patterns

In my last year of university (12+ years ago now – yeesh), there was this guy in one group project I was a part of that did absolutely NOTHING. Total SLACKER!… Instead, he played lots of video games, smoked pot, drank beer… but at least he worked out. He would show up at group meetings…

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ACTIVE Hands Behind the Head

Open your chest, strengthen your delts and scap stabilizers, breathe deeper, now GO: >> Discover the 6-Step System to Release Your Tight Shoulders HERE << Whachu think? LMK below~

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Unique Rotator Cuff Strengthening Exercise

When you think of a rotator cuff exercise, you probably picture some type of external rotation move. While these exercises are great and should be used, I’ve been playing with and have had success using a new type of exercise that I call the “Twisting Wall Press”. This one is going to be a staple…

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How to Set the Tone

Last night I didn’t have the most restful sleep because I had to pee. I woke up in the middle of the night and while it felt like 5 or 6am, I hit the light button on my little clock and the face lit up in a soothing blue and I discovered it was only…

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