Eric started his professional career in Print Publishing, Graphic Arts and Photography in 1985. At age 27 Erik was over 300 pounds and going downhill fast. This is where he first developed a passion for fitness. To get himself back into shape he hired many trainers. Never satisfied with the results he finally resorted to going back to school and began his studies of Exercise Science and Nutrition. Since that time, Erik has owned fitness centers, managed fitness centers and has trained over 1,000 clients. Erik’s training and teaching technique is to focus on real life scenarios and train for the long term not the quick fix. Erik also spent 4 years teaching Exercise Science courses in Adult Educations facilities for the NSCA Certification program. Bringing real life experience and not only teaching students how to be trainers but most importantly how to run a successful training business. Erik’s proudest professional accomplishments is that over 70% of his graduating students are still working successfully in a very competitive business.