MMA Ripped 8WO Guest Blog

You guys are probably wondering why this post isn’t written by Eric Wong, well I am going to tell you. I was asked by Eric to write a weekly blog detailing my experience with MMA Ripped.

Let me introduce myself, my name is Jeremy Brand and I am a 31yr old from Vancouver, BC, Canada. I have a beautiful family, with three kids (17,15,3)… yes that’s quite the gap and no it wasn’t a mistake. The three year old is my daughter and the other two are my step-kids. I train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with West Coast BJJ here in Vancouver and am currently a three stripe blue belt. One of my passions is MMA and since that is the case, I decided to create an MMA blog. It has turned into more than a blog, in fact we have partnered with the USA Today Media Group, as well as FOX Sports. Check it out at

This isn’t my first go-round with MMA Ripped. Many of you may know me as a graduate from the pilot session. I did fantastic with it and have pushed through three other rounds of it since… well 3.5 as some family issues came up. Unfortunately, I let it get the best of me and I’ve lost some of my muscle and stamina that I had following in the past. I plan on kicking MMA Ripped’s butt this time and keeping that weight off.

The first question I was asked when starting MMA Ripped this time around was, “What are your goals?” I had to think about it for a while, but a¬†light bulb sort of clicked and I had it. I wasn’t wanting to just lose weight and get a nice, ripped and chiseled body this time around. My goal is to have great stamina in the gym when I’m rolling. I’d love to lose some weight and look great, but that is not the overall goal.

I had to change my schedule around a little this week to get all of my workouts in, but I did. I get up prior to work, at 6:30am and hit the gym so that I can get it out of the way.

Next week I will get into some nutrition and more.

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Welcome Jeremy, Are you working Eric’s program straight up or are you toying with it a little? Give us some juicy detail. Look forward to your future articles.

Jeremy Brand

I do mix it up a little, but within the program. I will get into this a little more in this weeks blog.


Hypothetically, if I grab the Ultimate MMA S & C guide, it should give me a pretty ripped looking physique by the end, as well as incredible strength and cardio. That sounds good to me.

So what advantages does MMA Ripped have over the master guide? Just that it caters to your specific body type?

Jeremy Brand

I have worked with Ultimate MMA S&C, however I worked with the old manual, not the new. It will give you everything you are looking for.

However, MMA Ripped caters to that training camp mentality. You are going at it from 8 weeks out and preparing your body for battle.

I hope this gives you a bit of an idea. Let me know.