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Episode 15: Cool New Health Gadgets

Episode 15: Cool New Health Gadgets

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/20130501_Bodycast_Ep15.mp3 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… Read more →

Episode 14: Better Sex, Better Health

Episode 14: Better Sex, Better Health

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/20130408_Bodycast_Ep14.mp3 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

Episode 13: How Safe Is Your Food?

Episode 13: How Safe Is Your Food?

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/20130325_BodycastZEp13.mp3 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… Read more →

Episode 12: Motivation Secrets

Episode 12: Motivation Secrets

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/20130318_Bodycast_Ep12.mp3 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.

Episode 11: Are We Overtreated?

Episode 11: Are We Overtreated?

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/20130225_Bodycast_Ep11a.mp3 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… Read more →

Episode 10: How to Be Heart Healthy

Episode 10: How to Be Heart Healthy

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/20130211_Bodycast_Ep10.mp3   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… Read more →

Episode 9: How to Be Strong and Fast

Episode 9: How to Be Strong and Fast

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/20130204_Bodycast_Ep09.mp3   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… Read more →

Episode 8: Ideas for Taking on Childhood Obesity

Episode 8: Ideas for Taking on Childhood Obesity

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/20130128_Bodycast_edited1.mp3 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.

Episode 7: Your Hormone Symphony

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/20121204_Bodycast-Ep7.mp3 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… Read more →

Episode 6: Secrets to Elite Performance

http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/20121127_Bodycast.mp3 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… Read more →