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LECTURES ON HEALTH & FITNESS
Exclusive recordings for the Jump Into Shape community
DANGERS OF INACTIVITY
Carl J. "Chip" Lavie, M.D. is an American cardiologist and the medical director of cardiac rehabilitation and preventive cardiology at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is also a professor at the Ochsner Clinical School of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and the editor-in-chief of the medical journal Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases.
REFUELING AFTER A WORKOUT
Fabio Comana, M.S., is an exercise physiologist and faculty instructor at SDSU, UCSD, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and SCW Fitness Education. Dr. Comana is also a scientific advisor for Orange Theory Fitness, Core Health and Fitness, Stroops, and Turbostrapp.
WHY SITTING KILLS
Joan Vernikos, former Director of NASA’s Life Sciences, is an author, health coach, consultant and speaker on the tangible health and economic benefits to individuals and organizations of resetting
your health for life, living healthy and healthy aging. She holds a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of London, has been recognized with numerous awards and holds three patents.
THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER
Dr. Jennifer Klau has been a fitness professional since 1992, has trained thousands of instructors as a Master Instructor for the Spinning™ program and has authored and presented more than 30 original workshops at various national and international fitness conferences. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Kinesiology and a B.S. in Communications.
EXERCISE AND JEWISH LAW
Rabbi Dr. Glatt is the Associate Rabbi at Anshei Chesed and Assistant to the Rabbi at the Young Israel of Woodmere. Rabbi Dr. Glatt gives many live daily and weekly shiurim, including shiurim online at OUTorah, has authored seforim and books, and is currently the Chairman of Medicine at Mount Sinai South Nassau. Oceanside, Long Island. He is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases and has authored over 200 journal articles and abstracts.
WHY EXERCISING SHOULD BE FUN
Dr. Mike Rucker is a charter member of the International Positive Psychology Association, as well as a member of the American Psychological Association. Mike is a frequent contributor to national press such as Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and CIO on topics related to well-being. Mike has spent the last few years studying the construct of fun and is coming out with a book on the subject in the summer of 2020. He has also published in peer-reviewed journals covering topics from employee well-being to ethics.
UNDERSTANDING YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FOOD
Rabbi Eli Glaser, CNWC, CWMS, is the founder and director of Soveya. He is dual certified as a Nutrition & Wellness Consultant and Weight Management Specialist and has been maintaining a 130-pound weight loss for more than 15 years. He has worked personally with thousands of people around the world helping them achieve their weight-loss goals and life-style changes. He is an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker and author, having been featured on various multi-media platforms such as CNN, NPR, Aish.com, Mishpacha Magazine, Binah, and Hamodia.
Keith Mortman, MD, FACS, FCCP is board-certified in thoracic surgery and director of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and an associate professor with The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Mortman has authored or coauthored numerous manuscripts and book chapters, and he has presented at various local, regional, national, and international meetings. He has received multiple teaching awards from the surgery residents and medical students that he educates regularly.
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