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Quick Fix Diets Don’t Work. This Does.

February 3rd, 2012 // 4:27 pm @

Coach Erik here: Quick fix diets lead to long- term frustration. I believe the solution to eating well for life lies in the principal of mindful eating. Mindful eating can help you: 1)  eat in a way that supports abundant fitness and wellness. 2)  cultivate a positive, empowering relationship with food that does not require […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Eating Well

Let The Light In

February 1st, 2012 // 9:33 pm @

  Coach Erik here: My offering today begins with a famous quote by songwriter and poet Leonard Cohan: “There is a crack in everything. That’s what let’s the light in.” It’s not a matter if you will face adversity in your life it’s a matter of when. When adversity strikes, I invite you to use […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Health & Wellness Musings

The Joy of Judgment Free Exercise

January 13th, 2012 // 2:50 am @

Coach Erik here:  Children play with abandon. They aren’t concerned with what other people are thinking of them, could care a less how long it takes them to run across a field, or how “good” they are at climbing on the jungle gym. I was reminded of this the other day as I witnessed Bianca […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Health & Wellness Musings

Facing Your Dragon: Breaking Through Fear & Self-limiting Beliefs

January 2nd, 2012 // 4:03 pm @

  When I was 5 years old I was convinced there was a dragon living under my bed. To protect myself, I coerced my way into sleeping on the sofa in the living room (much to the chagrin of my parents!) After a few nights of heated coaxing, I mustered the courage to look under […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Health & Wellness Musings

Adapt & Adjust

November 29th, 2011 // 10:01 pm @

Coach Erik here: When life challenges you there are two words that when put into action can immediately turn things around. Those two words are, ADAPT and ADJUST. This is based on hard science: The human body is biologically hardwired to adapt and adjust to harsh environmental conditions. Humans have successfully lived in humid rain […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Health & Wellness Musings

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2011 // 6:06 pm @

  Yesterday I was the recipient of a wonderful gift. A friend took my hand, looked me in the eye and said a heartfelt, “Erik I am so thankful for you. I will be thinking of you on Thanksgiving.” This simple statement touched me deeply at the core and reminded me of the power of unconditional […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Health & Wellness Musings

Finding “It”

November 17th, 2011 // 3:27 pm @

Warm greetings! Coach E here: Today’s offering is a poem I wrote about “digging deep” and going for it when the going gets tough in training and in life. I invite you to continue to look within. Chances are you’ll find exactly what you need to carry you through. Remember, you are a lot stronger […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Fitness Sparks

Erik’s Blog: Remembering Your Greatness

November 15th, 2011 // 6:08 pm @

Coach Erik here: My offering today is an invitation to remember your greatness. You may be feeing stuck. You may be feeing overwhelmed and stressed. You may be feeling much less then “great.” If this speaks to you, I invite you to remember that you are bigger then any challenge you may be facing right […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Health & Wellness Musings

Love Anyway

November 12th, 2011 // 2:27 pm @

  Warm-Greetings! Coach Erik here: What do you do when someone you care about pushes your buttons? Do you push back? Engage in a fight? Shut down? The other day I learned what my wife does when I attempt to push her buttons. In the middle of a negative, self-righteous rant, (yes Coach Erik has […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Health & Wellness Musings

You Can Break Through: An Evidence Based Argument

November 3rd, 2011 // 10:37 am @

  Coach Erik here:  My offering today is a reminder that you have the power to live the happy, healthy and empowered life you deserve. You may be thinking, “Easy for you to say, you don’t have to deal with___.” Or “you haven’t had to go though___.” My response to that is, you’re right. I […]

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Category : Blog/Vlog &Health & Wellness Musings

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