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“I feel like I have a partner in this process of improved health and fitness…”

28 April

Colorado Springs Personal TrainingI have benefited in so many ways from my training.  Ed takes his role seriously as demonstrated by the time he took to truly listen to my goals and create a plan tailored for me.  In trying to improve my triathlon performance and shed some pounds in the process, he created a nutritional and workout routine to help me get there. 

I know that Ed sincerely cares for his clients–he comes prepared for our workouts with exercises targeted to improving my performance as well as closely watching my movements to ensure I am doing the exercise with correct form in order to get the full benefit of the exercise without injury.  He also does not hesitate to remind me of my goals and hold me accountable when I wonder from the plan!

Working with Ed has not only been challenging but a great deal of fun, and more than having a trainer, I feel like I have a partner in this process of achieving improved fitness and health.

“Made a huge difference in my exercise success…”

22 April
Colorado Springs Personal Training

Dan Oldfield atop Pikes Peak

Super Trainer! Professional. Mature. Conscientious. The go to guy to make a real difference in training.


I trained with Ed for 18 months. The best trainer I’ve ever had. Made a huge difference in my exercise success. He showed me the right way both anatomically as well as strength wise.


Ed motivated me to train consistently, correctly, and with clear goals. He is the consummate professional who learns about his clients particular strengths as well as struggles, then builds a training plan to improve the whole. Great guy to train with!

“I thought I would never lose the weight…”

21 April
Carol before

Carole before

Carol after

Carol after

What do I see when I look at the pictures?

I see someone who accomplished their goal.  I see someone who pushed beyond her limits and now is happy in her new body.  I used to think that I would never be able to lose the fat and was pretty unhappy about how I looked.  But once the process started and because of the direction and encouragement you provided I grew more confident.  It really did feel like it was impossible to change.  But I believed and it happened.  Along with the weight loss I had to deal with the issues that caused me to overeat.  Those issues are melting away as well.

I feel absolutely wonderful about where I am at now.  I know I could still lose a few pounds.  But I can find clothes that fit and I have been getting tons of compliments.  I really don’t like that much attention but it is good to have some validation.

Now I feel like the person I was always meant to be (physically).   I also walk around with my badge of success (lower weight).  It speaks volumes about my fortitude.

But I know my journey is not over yet.  I am in it for the rest of my life.

Thanks so much for your direction, support and caring.


10 Best Foods for Your Heart

14 April

Simple food choices go a long way when it comes to your heart’s health. Focusing on fresh foods full of heart-healthy fats and antioxidants can decrease your risk of developing heart disease and cut your chances of a heart attack. These 10 foods will help keep your ticker in top shape.

Start your day with a steaming bowl of oats, which are full of omega-3 fatty acids, folate, and potassium. This fiber-rich superfood can lower levels of LDL (or bad) cholesterol and help keep arteries clear.

Opt for coarse or steel-cut oats over instant varieties — the coarse and steel-cut contain more fiber — and top your bowl off with a banana for another four grams of fiber.

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Be The Healthy Role Model For Your Family

14 April

Childhood obesity, underage drinking, smoking and failure to exercise are all concerns for parents these days. If you want your kids to adopt a healthier, wiser lifestyle, you are going to have to show them the light. Children often learn best by example. Lead and they will likely follow.

How can you set the example and get them off on the right foot if your habits aren’t that great? Consider taking these steps to put yourself and your family on the road to better health and fitness: Continue Reading →