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Join former NFL Pro Bowler Eric Wood as he transitions into the next part of his life. Sports, business, music; you can expect it all as Eric is joined by a compelling guest each episode.

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    • 4.9 • 640 Ratings

Join former NFL Pro Bowler Eric Wood as he transitions into the next part of his life. Sports, business, music; you can expect it all as Eric is joined by a compelling guest each episode.

    Ep 126 - Becoming the Best Version of Yourself with Jordan Poyer

    Ep 126 - Becoming the Best Version of Yourself with Jordan Poyer

    Jordan Poyer is a 1st team All-Pro safety for the Buffalo Bills. He joined the Bills in 2017 via free agency after playing for the Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles.

    Today, Jordan leads the #1 defense in football and was named a team captain by his peers. But it wasn't always an easy journey - Jordan shares with us his story of redemption and how he quit drinking to better his life. Topics on the pod include:

    (2:00-5:00) - Growing up in Astoria, Oregon. Choosing football over baseball

    (5:00-8:30) - Jordan's battle with alcohol addiction. What inspired him to make a change

    (8:30-14:00) - Quitters Day. Becoming the best version of yourself

    (14:00-18:15) - Being named 1st team All-Pro. Relationship with Micah Hyde

    (18:15-22:00) - Advice to rookies in the NFL

    And much more. Learn more about Jordan and his journey here: https://linktr.ee/jpoyer

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    • 25 min
    Ep 125 - Playoff Push #1

    Ep 125 - Playoff Push #1

    The NFL Playoffs are here! Join Eric for a 5 part series called 'Playoff Push' where E-Wood gives his thoughts on the NFL Playoffs, the Buffalo Bills and how situations on the football field can apply to your everyday life.

    The Bills & Patriots will meet for the 3rd time in 40 days this weekend, Eric relives some of his favorite memories playing the Pats. Also, the 6 steps to getting a 1st down and finding gratitude with simple habits.

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    • 14 min
    Ep 124 - Change The Story with Harrison Phillips

    Ep 124 - Change The Story with Harrison Phillips

    Harrison Phillips is in his 4th season with the Buffalo Bills after being selected in the 3rd round of the 2018 NFL Draft. A former high school state champion wrestler, Phillips is the now the starting nose guard for the Bills and is making an impact every single day.

    Harrison was named the Bills Walter Payton Man of the Year award winner in both 2020 and 2021. His foundation, The Playmakers Organization, has helped foster self-esteem in the young lives of children with intellectual disabilities. You can learn more about his nonprofit work here: https://www.theplaymakers.org/

    Today on the show, the guys teach you how to eat like a lineman and how the Bills are getting ready for the playoffs. Other topics include: 

    (2:45-5:55) - Growing up in Omaha, Nebraska. How he ended up at Stanford for college

    (5:55-9:50) - How the NFL season is going personally for Harrison, being an effort guy

    (9:50-11:45) - Perception of the Bills back in 2018 compared to now

    (11:45-14:00) - What separates the Bills' culture from the rest of the NFL

    (14:00-17:35) - Hardest part about transition info NFL

    (17:35-20:45) - Pressure to be the next Kyle Williams

    (20:45-27:00) - How to eat like a lineman

    (27:00-32:20) - What it means to be the Bills' Man of the Year award winner

    (32:30-34:30) - Going to the super bowl with his foundation

    And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

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    • 45 min
    Ep 123 - From What Drives Me to Get Better Each Day to Favorite Disney Ride

    Ep 123 - From What Drives Me to Get Better Each Day to Favorite Disney Ride

    Ask EWood Anything! Check out Eric on Twitter and Instagram @EWood70 to get your questions answered. On this solo pod, Eric gets into:

    - Where does Eric draw motivation from? Getting 1% better each day

    - What does discipleship look like in Eric's life?

    - Favorite restaurants in western New York

    - Important physical traits for being a NFL center

    - NFL officiating

    - Eric's favorite ride at Disney

    And much more. Rate, review and subscribe to the show today!

    • 12 min
    Ep 122 - Live Your Best Life, NOW with Todd Durkin

    Ep 122 - Live Your Best Life, NOW with Todd Durkin

    Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS, is an internationally recognized strength, speed and conditioning coach, personal trainer, body worker, motivational speaker, and author who motivates, educates, and inspires people worldwide. He is the founder of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, a world-class facility that provides personal training, strength and conditioning, therapeutic massage and bodywork, Pilates, yoga, nutrition, chiropractic and physical therapy programs.

    Todd works with a high-profile clientele of elite professional athletes. This includes NFL MVPs, Super Bowl Champions and MVPs, Heisman Trophy Winner, Olympic and X-Game Gold Medalists, and many other champion athletes. He is a 2 Time Personal Trainer of the Year (IDEA & ACE) and has received numerous industry accolades. He is also the 2017 Jack LaLanne Award recipient, the 2018 Canfitpro International Presenter of the Year, and a member of the Under Armour Training Team. Greatist has named Todd one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness for the past four years.

    Today on the show, Todd and Eric get into some of the best ways to maximize your life. Topics include:

    (2:10-5:15) - Growing up in New Jersey, lessons learned from a coach

    (5:15-7:25) - Transition out of college, playing football professionally in Germany & France

    (7:25-11:00) - Playing football with Sean McDermott in college

    (11:00-18:10) - Opening a gym, working with the San Diego Chargers and LT

    (18:10-24:30) - Whatever it takes mindset, Drew Brees is an all time great preparer

    (24:30-29:20) - God Sized Dreams

    (29:20-34:45) - You have nothing if you don't have your health

    (34:45-47:00) - How Todd's approach to training athletes has changed, habits and routine shape your success.

    And much more. Rate review and subscribe to the show today!

    Link to Todd's website: https://todddurkin.com/



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    • 54 min
    Ep 121 - Separation Season #5 - Setting Goals

    Ep 121 - Separation Season #5 - Setting Goals

    Separation season is upon us and it's time now to set yourself up to make your What's Next in life your best yet. On this episode, Eric discusses the importance of setting goals, the different types of goals and why people fail. Here are a few quotes to demonstrate that: 

    "If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals." –Lou Holtz

    "The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score." –Bill Copeland

    "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." –C.S. Lewis

    "Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don’t quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don’t quit until you reach it. Never quit." –Bear Bryant

    "The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score." –Bill Copeland

    • 16 min

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