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Dr. Joe Galati and Your Health First: Behind the Scenes

For the past eight years, I have been producing and hosting “Your Health First“, on Clear Channel’s 740 KTRH. It is a great pleasure for me to discuss health and wellness topics with all of our listeners. We recently used a GoPro HD Hero video camera to record the program. There are plans to place […]

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Thirty-One Days of Wellness: A Recap of the Month

During the month of January, Chuck Garcia and I posted 31 entries to reflect a broad range of topics related to health and wellness – topics that you can review for the entire year. To make them easily accessible, I have re-posted them on a single blog entry. Enjoy them again, and share them with […]

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The Value of Cross Training: Learning from Our Ancestors About Fitness

The Value of Cross Training: Learning from Our Ancestors About Fitness

“You sir, are the world’s greatest athlete.” King Gustav of Sweden to Jim Thorpe in 1912 after winning the decathalon. What can we learn from decathaletes to optimize our health and fitness? First, a touch of history to appreciate why this matters to us non-athletes. The Olympics were the most famous of the four Pan-Hellenic […]

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January 15: Cross Training for a More Balanced and Sensible Approach to Fitness

January 15: Cross Training for a More Balanced and Sensible Approach to Fitness

I see it in my gym all the time:  The same person, at the same time of day, doing the same routine they did yesterday.  Usually, it is someone on a treadmill or stair climber thinking of nothing else but burning calories.  While it’s better than nothing, time to think differently and strive for total […]

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