Jan 18, 2021
Eric Wood is a former center for the Buffalo Bills and nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award two years in a row, in 2015 and 2016. Eric played for nearly nine years with the Bills, until a dangerous neck injury forced him to withdraw from professional football in 2018. Always loving a challenge, Eric has since approached his post-football career transition with enthusiasm, bringing his wisdom of years of experience on the field to broadcast media and public speaking. He currently engages with fans as a color commentator for the Buffalo Bills Radio Network. Eric also serves as a charismatic keynote speaker at special events, delivering impactful speeches on diverse topics such as leadership, being a Christian father and athlete, and reaching one’s highest potential. For an up-close and personal perspective into his career transition, Eric hosts a podcast, What’s Next With Eric Wood, with a new guest interview every episode. Website: https://ericwoodmedia.com Show Notes: - Recovery for players after a game - The Vegan diet or plant-based diet that is popular with athletes now - Transitioning out of the NFL - How Eric took charge of his health - Eating Organic food in the Wood household - How he tries to avoid toxicants as best he can - How the owners of the Buffalo Bills, Kim, and Terry Pegula, helped change the way the players ate and brought in organic food and drinks. Eric loves to eat at The Healthy Scratch in Buffalo and they also provide the players with Juice and other healthy foods.