About Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC

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Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC
Staff Writer & Senior Coach
Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC is an ex-National Soccer player turned MMA and Kickboxing champion, with ACE CPT and PN1-NC certifications. His advice is rooted in education and experience, ensuring that readers receive scientific and battle-tested insights. His mission is to empower his clients and readers to realize their potential and become the best versions of themselves.
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James Cunningham, BSc, CPT
Staff Writer & Senior Coach
James Cunningham, BSc, CPT holds a BSc degree in Sport & Exercise Science from University of Hertfordshire. He's a Health & Performance Coach from London that brings a unique blend of academic knowledge of health supplements and practical exercise experience to the table for his readers.
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Dr. Harshi Dhingra, MBBS, MD is a published peer-reviewed author and renowned physician from India with over a decade of experience. With her MBBS from Bharati Vidyapeeth and an MD from Rajiv Gandhi University, she actively ensures the accuracy of online dietary supplement and medical information by reviewing and fact-checking health publications.
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Highlights

  • Benedict Ang is an author and professional MMA fighter with multiple championship titles, known for being regularly featured on ESPN, Yahoo, USA Today, ONE Championship, Sherdog, and Tapology.
  • With ACE CPT (American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer) and PN1-NC (Precision Nutrition Level 1 Nutrition Coach) certifications, Benedict's advice is rooted in education and experience, ensuring that readers receive insights that are both scientific and battle-tested.
  • As the CEO of B.A. Saiyan Transformations and associated with the EVOLVE Mixed Martial Arts and ONE Championship, Benedict is dedicated to empowering others to become the best version of themselves.

Experience

Benedict Ang's journey is one of resilience, determination, and transformation. From the tragic loss of his mother at a young age to his rise as a National Soccer player, and then discovering his true passion in Mixed Martial Arts, Benedict's story is a testament to the human spirit's ability to overcome adversity.

Under the mentorship of Eddie Ng from EVOLVE Mixed Martial Arts, he exploded onto the ONE Championship scene as a young phenom. Benedict's won multiple championship titles including the Any Martial Arts Champion, Singapore Kickboxing Champion, Singapore Fighting Championship Champion, and Singapore Wrestling Champion. He quickly become known for his lethal combination of grit and talent.

Benedict believes in the transformative power of fitness, not just for the physical benefits but for the mental and emotional growth it fosters. He has witnessed firsthand the profound impact of fitness on individuals, from improved mental health to enhanced quality of life.

His client testimonials speak volumes about the positive change he brings about in their lives. Benedict's mission is to serve and empower others, helping them realize their potential and become the best versions of themselves. His approach is personalized, understanding that there's no one-size-fits-all in fitness and dietary supplementation.

Outside the ring and the gym, Benedict's personal story serves as an inspiration to many. His dedication, perseverance, and commitment to excellence are evident in every facet of his life, from his athletic achievements to his role as a CEO.

Education

Benedict Ang boasts a strong educational background in sports and digital marketing. He earned his Diploma in Social Media Marketing from the Silicon Valley Digital Marketing Institute in 2019. Prior to that, he delved deep into Sports Coaching, studying at Republic Polytechnic between 2014 and 2017.

Benedict then took his education to the next level by securing his ACE Certified Fitness Trainer and Precision Nutrition Level 1 Nutrition Coach certifications.

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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 15 days ago
Reverse Lunge Exercise: Step Back for Leg Day Excellence
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 15 days ago
Indian Club Workout That Will Boost Shoulder Mobility
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Best Exercises and Stretches for Shoulder Pain Relief
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 2 months ago
How To Do a Dumbbell Pullover: Step-by-Step (& Variations)
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 15 days ago
HIIT Workouts for Beginners: Quick & Easy Home Exercises
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 4 months ago
Gorilla Mode Hydroprime Glycerol Pre-Workout Review
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 2 months ago
How to Fix Lower Back Pain from Squats (Easy Techniques)
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 15 days ago
Best Shoulder Mobility Exercises for Increased Motion Range
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 2 months ago
Dumbbell Fly Workouts for Sculpted Chest Muscles
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 5 months ago
How to Get More Vascular: 6 Easy But Effective Steps
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 5 months ago
HTLT Pre-Workout 2.0 Review: A Comprehensive Analysis
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 2 months ago
15 Battle Ropes Benefits (& Why You Should Start Using Them)
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 2 months ago
7 Weighted Vest Benefits You Need to Know
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 5 days ago
Flex Lewis’ Back Workout: Build a Strong & Sculpted Back
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 3 months ago
Reverse Pyramid Training Guide: Maximum Gains, Minimal Reps
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 2 months ago
Farmer’s Carry Workout: Comprehensive How-to Guide
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 1 month ago
PHUL Workout: Perfect Balance of Strength & Hypertrophy
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By Benedict Ang, CPT, PN1-NC 4 months ago
9 Benefits of Ice Baths You Need to Know