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Erik Ownings – Mushin NYC

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# Episode 141


In Episode #141 Ari chats with Erik Owings of [Mushin NYC](, a New York-based gym that specializes in mixed martial arts fitness and training. In this interview Ari shares his personal history with Brazilian jujitsu while asking Erik about nutrition, mixed martial arts and entrepreneurship.

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**Time Stamped Show Notes:**

– 15:04 – Introduction of Erik Owings of Mushin and [Effectus](

– 17:35 – Erik doesn’t enjoy the fighting of mixed martial arts, but he does love the lifestyle and training

– 18:55 – Brazilian jujitsu is an art of _control_, not submission

– 19:58 – There are 4 subsets of jujitsu that are all distinctly different

– 21:35 – Brazilian jujitsu conquers two fears – Getting really close to your opponent – Fighting from your back

– 24:00 – The best part of Brazilian jujitsu?—At no point should one be vulnerable

– 24:35 – There is _no better workout _than a boxing workout

– 25:30 – The adrenal dump in professional fighting is incomparable to any other sport

– 26:30 – A lot of people expend 50% of their energy before the fight begins because of the anticipation

– 27:45 – Erik explains how he knows so much about nutrition

– 28:10 – Look for consistency in the information you read and use common sense

– 29:15 – It took Erik nearly 18 years to fully grasp good nutrition – His goal is to pass it along to the passes quickly and effectively

– 30:40 – If someone has a proper diet, dietary supplements become unnecessary

– 32:10 –

– 32:50 – The easiest way to lose weight? – Eliminate the BAD FOODS!

– 33:20 – Effectus’ 3 main supplements

– 35:52 – Erik talks multivitamins

– 37:25 – Erik talks about digestive enzymes

– 38:15 – The paradox of choice hinders people when it comes to supplement selection

– 39:18 – Erik’s _Top 3 Tips for Being More Effective_:

– 39:28 – Have a goal

– 39:36 – Make a —

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