Michael Loomis, a sports and manual therapist, has been teaching clients how to heal their bodies for more than 30 years. Loomis, who works with athletes and those in… Read more →
How do we come up with calorie counts? Is your food safe? Should you ignore expiration dates? Food scientist Gillian Dagan, Ph.D., chief scientific officer of ABC Research Laboratories, shares the science about nutritional analysis, as well as what eaters need to know. A self-described foodie, Dagan also reveals some of her favorite treats (as well as THE one surprising… Read more →
What gets you fired up you? Ted and Bridget discuss the scientific characteristics of motivation, and Ted reveals his ambitious goal for 2013 (uh, what is he thinking??). Plus, BodyCast correspondent Jeremey DuVall interviews expert Rob Sulaver on the proper way to do high-intensity interval training.
Guests: Kim Walsh-Childers, Ph.D., a health expert and professor in the UF College of Journalism and Communications, discusses the era of health-information overload, plus she reveals stunning stats about overtreatment and gives tips for how to be a savvy consumer of health news. Plus, fitness guru Marta Montenegro, creator of the Montenegro Method, busts some fitness myths. Also, Bridget busts… Read more →
Dr. James Beckerman, a Portland cardiologist and author of The Flex Diet, shares secrets about heart health, as well as dissects the headlines to give us the essentials on cardiac deaths associated with young athletes. He also shares one of the coolest self-tests you can do to predict your longevity. Also, Bridget and Ted talk about some of the… Read more →
Guests: Fitness and nutrition experts Michelle Adams and Katie Wade give us the scoop on how to time proper nutrition with exercise, the proper way to do a deadlift (work that posterior chain!), and more insights into food and fitness, such as why runners should lift heavy weights. Plus, News of the Week and Bridget shares the secrets to… Read more →
Mike Wasik, clinical coordinator for UF & Shands Sports Performance Center, discusses everything from childhood obesity to high-performing child athlete, as well as more fitness topics (what do you think is the most athletic sport?). Also, BodyCast correspondent Jeremey Duvall talks with expert Jon-Erik Kawamoto about how to perfect your running form.
Guests: Dr. Joseph Cauthen, a Florida neurosurgeon, explains neck pain (how to avoid it and how to treat it), as well as exciting developments in the treatment of severe nerve issues in the spine. Dr. Angeli Akey, who specializes in diseases associated with aging, teaches us about “your hormone symphony,” and what you can do to keep all of your… Read more →
Guests: Performance expert and sports psychologist Doug Newburg, Ph.D., tells us how to develop “feel” as skill to become a better performer as an athlete (or any arena of life, really). We discuss the value of play, as well as the difference between trust and confidence. Also, Brian Sabin, managing editor of LIVESTRONG.com, gives us strategies for dealing with holiday… Read more →
Guests: Derek Flanzraich, founder and CEO of Greatist, shares the secrets of his six-week plan for six-pack abs, including the ups and downs, how he did it, and what he learned about his body (and mind) along the way. Dr. Mona Gohara, a clinical assistant professor dermatology at Yale University, explains how to choose sun screen, the best ingredients for… Read more →
Guests: The very funny Mark Remy, editor-at-large of Runner’s World magazine, talks about how to run your best race and discusses the lighter side of his sport (see, “the pee matrix”). And Stephen Pribut, a podiatrist specializing in sports medicine, gives some much-needed RX for common running-related injuries.