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Part V – Your NEW workout

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 23, 2021

What if your workout wasn’t your workout? Remember, your workout was causing you debilitating pain.  It stopped your favorite activities.  It wasn’t a matter of IF but WHEN it would force you to stop doing what you loved. So you took it upon yourself to stop it before it got too bad, evaluate the landscape and ...

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Part IV – Breaking the Cycle of Pain

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 11, 2021

I want you to train hard, do fun things, play that tennis match, go on that long hike!  I want you to do it all!  No pain.  No restrictions.  Just you pressing on and living your best life.   The next steps will take that away – for a short time – to return stronger ...

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Part III – Training with pain

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 9, 2021

I hear you.  Trust me, I hear you.   “I’ve been hurting for 10 years!  I can’t even exercise if I MUST do it TOTALLY PAIN FREE!  This is an impossible standard.  I want my money back.”   I hear you.  Trust me.   This goes back to the very beginning – what if your ...

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I’d like you to meet Bob and Sue

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 20, 2021

I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to Bob and Sue   Sue and Bob are hypothetical members of ours that are the collective embodiment of all of the success (and failures) of folks training under our care.   If you are an Edge4Life member, you might find some of these stories familiar ...

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Why being 40 is so incredibly dangerous (it’s not what you think…)

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 12, 2021

Whoa, pretty aggressive title…   Hear me out, this is important.   I speak from experience, first of all, being just about 37 at time of writing and within arm’s length of 40.  This is an identification from personal experience that I feel develops into a larger trend.   It’s pretty simple, those of us ...

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What can Disneyland tell us about health and wellness?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 10, 2021

A couple days ago I went to Disneyland. One of the first things that struck me, was that “Obesity Epidemic” might actually be an understatement. It’s somewhat ironic that day in and day out, I am on the front lines of health and wellness, but because the people I interact with on a daily basis ...

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What is the ROI of your current efforts?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 8, 2021

I had a conversation with a client of mine the other day that went something like   “Hey, coach Eric, I just wanted to share something with you.  I had some friends who have been sitting on the sidelines during all of this progress and they said, “man, I wish I could do what you ...

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How to stop time wasting nonsense

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 6, 2021

I had a moment. Not that you care about the woes of being a small business owner, but there is an important lesson here. I texted my wife and said, “I need to do less.” Here is my brain’s operating software: Step 1 — Every single passing thought that ever crosses my mind needs to ...

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Have you had your “I haven’t felt this good in years!” moment?

  • Category: Blog,WOD
  • Published: April 8, 2021

  If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you haven’t. There comes a time in everyone’s life where all of a sudden… – The energy starts to slip – The back/knee/hip/neck starts to hurt for no reason – Things that used to be easy are now strenuous – Some random stupid thing (like picking ...

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Is your life completely f***ed up? (Your fitness order of operations)

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 17, 2019

It is fairly common for people to come in the doors, schedule a consult, talk all about fitness, get started with the gym and then, 6 months later, unload a shit ton of baggage that has nothing at all to do with fitness.  In fact, this baggage was likely presumed to be SOLVED by fitness. ...

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