We talk the future of gyms, if sleep tech gadgets really work, the joy (and pain) of running hot dog 5Ks, and more with David Tao, the chief research… Read more →
Concussion expert Aliyah Snyder talks about how her experiences as a competitive athlete shaped her research about concussions. Plus, strategies for any athlete (or parents of athletes) to prevent, recognize and treat head injuries.
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 chronic pain, talks to us about massage, strength, and the one thing just about all of us do wrong. Plus, he offers a diagnosis for Ted’s 7-year-old calf bruise! Photo… Read more →
Guests: Bridget Carey, a senior editor at CNET, joins us to talk about some of the latest health tech toys that can help you achieve your diet and fitness goals. Also, Becky Burleigh, head coach of the University of Florida soccer team, shares insights about how elite athletes train and eat (and why you should consider a good soak in… Read more →
Dr. Jennifer Gunter, an OB/GYN and pain medicine specialist, breaks down why sexual health is important to our overall health, as well as gives strategies for improving our sex lives. Also, Dr. Gunter addresses all women’s health topics and shares a bit about her very motivational personal journey. Photo credit: Pat McDonald / Foter.com / CC BY-NC
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.