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Eric The Trainer Eric Fleishman’s Suicide Caused His Death


Fans are so shocked after official sources reported that Eric The Trainer, Eric Fleishman’s suicide caused his death on the morning of (November 24, 2022), at the age of 37.

May he rest in peace; our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, fans, and all loved ones during this heartbreaking period.

Eric Fleishman was one of the world’s most renowned fitness coaches for years, having transformed bodies and minds for over three decades. Thus, he came to fame by helping Hollywood stars, UFC fighters, and others.

The star aka Eric the Trainer’s wife, Alysia, confirmed his shocking and sudden death in a statement shared on Instagram; she first announced that her husband had passed away. Nevertheless, she did not reveal the cause of Eric The Trainer’s death, only mentioning that he took his last breath suddenly on the morning of November 24th.

She wrote in the statement, “We are heartbroken to share that Eric Phillip Fleishman passed away unexpectedly on the morning of November 24, 2022. His wife Alysia, son, parents, and close friends/family are deeply saddened by this event. Eric touched many lives for the better. He was a beacon of light, hope, and love.”

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Is Eric Fleishman’s Suicide Just a Rumor?

Although official sources have not disclosed the secret behind Eric Fleishman’s cause of death at this time, some announced he lost his life due to suicide.

Our team does not confirm any rumors about the news, though you can be sure that we are attempting our best to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible; but do not forget that family privacy should be respected.

Eric was particularly skinny in his younger days, but his father took the right action and introduced him to martial arts at the age of ten. This would spark Eric’s desire for a healthy lifestyle and a passion for fitness.

After years of bullying as a kid, Eric The Trainer started growing in size in the second year of college. Following a training regimen at the Gold’s Gym in New Haven, Eric realized that he could become incredibly successful and enjoy working in this profession. So, he relocated to New York and performed for five years as a personal trainer. In addition, he was certified through ACE and TSI.

With some experience under his belt and a formed plan, Eric The Trainer relocated to Los Angeles in 1996 and further improved his knowledge. When Eric arrived, he sought out the greatest bodybuilders of all time with the aim of learning from them.  

He found ex-trainers at “Vince’s Gym” who were responsible for shaping Arnold’s legendary physique.

History of Eric Fleishman’s Career

He performed with Nick Kane, Frank Zane (Mr. Olympia), and Don Howorth, the “Duke of Deltoids,” whose huge shoulders gained him the 1967 Mr. America title. This resulted in him partnering up with many Hollywood stars.

Some of the famous ones include Big Time Rush, Ethan Suplee, Kirstie Alley, Michelle Branch, Big John McCarthy, Max Martini, and Rachel Crow. Aside from training, Fleishman operates a successful fitness consulting business and serves on the advisory board of the magazine “Muscle and Fitness.”  In addition, he hosts numerous top videos on Muscle & Fitness’s online channel. 

Eric served on the Muscle Beach Hall of Fame nomination committee in addition to actively participating in Muscle Beach in Venice, California.  “New Year, New You” is a show he hosts for Warner Bros.’ “WB.com” His work includes teaching the LA Sheriff’s Academy and working with the LAPD, CHP, and SWAT teams.

Even after three decades of working, Eric had “ʟᴏᴠᴇ ᴍʏ ᴊᴏʙ!” in the caption of his Instagram profile. One of the most renowned bodybuilders competing in the AAU and NABBA on October 14, 2022, Doug Brignole passed away at the age of 63.

We must inform you that we lost a talented bodybuilder on October 14, 2022. Doug Brignole passed away at the age of 63. RIP.

Over four decades, Brignole’s career spanned, and luckily, it was marked with several tremendous accomplishments. As people say he was similar to bodybuilding legend Frank Zane in many ways.

Brignole was one of the bodybuilders with a cerebral approach and controversial yet revolutionary ideas who was known among people not only for his size but for his proportions and shape.

He made a decision to spend most of his competitive career in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and National Amateur Bodybuilding Association (NABBA) instead of competing in the IFBB Pro League and the NPC.

In 1976, when he was only 16 years old, Brignole started his career, and throughout it, he achieved a lot of honors like winning the 1982 AAU Mr. America in the medium tall division at 22 years old.

Reactions to the Tragedy

Celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts, but fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts even after death.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, fans, and all of his loved ones on these tough days. You can also leave a condolence message below the comment box to honor him; Fans widely ask, “what happened to Eric Fleishman?,” So if you have any related information about his passing, please share it with us.

Eric has made a huge influence on many people’s lives and has left them in a much healthier place than they were before. Alysia’s post has caused a lot of comments expressing sadness and mourning for the family.

Quickly after the tragic news was released, many of beloved Jake Ehlinger’s friends and fans expressed their sadness on social media by posting their tributes.

One of these is the 7x Mr. Olympia, Phil Heath, who declared, “My heart sank seeing this. I don’t want to believe this at all. I’m gonna miss our talks, Eric. Seeing you was always a breath of pure fresh air. Your energy will forever be something I will remember for the rest of my life!!! May You Rest in Paradise! Until we meet again Brother.”

Another Bodybuilding icon and 4x Mr. Olympia, Jay Cutler, reacted to Eric The Trainer’s death, saying, “Such terrible news. He brought so much positivity to everyone. Rip.”

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  1. Matt November 27, 2022

    He was 53, not 37

  2. David Watkins April 24, 2023

    It’s now been several months after Eric died. I don’t remember 100 percent but I think I read somewhere it was a gunshot to the head. What did you guys find to be true? Eric was a great guy. Before he died I believe he was making plans for positivity stuff. Sad. Thanks for your time.


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