Shirley Garrett, Certified Health & Wellness Coach talks Lifestyle Medicine,& Dr. Bob talks injuries

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(S9E7) On this month’s episode Shirley Garrett is a multi-talented individual who has been a personal trainer since 1994, and she is also an in demand National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, specializing in Lifestyle Medicine, Culinary Medicine who she is a trained Chef with a Professional Culinary Arts diploma, and also does Coaching in Behaviour Change.
Starting this month, we will do part-one of a three-part series about Lifestyle Medicine, Culinary Medicine and Coaching in Behaviour Change.
This month, Shirley talks about lifestyle medicine and the benefits.
I asked the following questions:
Tell us your role as a lifestyle medicine coach and what areas you focus on, healthy eating, stress?
What are the benefits for athletes and those who want to lead a healthy lifestyle?
When do you see results or does it depend?
What Behaviors are the most common ones that people want to change when participating
in a Lifestyle Medicine Coaching program?
Is there any real evidence, backed up by science and data to prove that health can improve
with eating better, losing weight, being more active and less stressed? Sleeping better?
What if I’ve tried to lose weight before, but haven’t been able to maintain the weight loss for
the long-term? Should I keep trying?
I hate exercise. Is there an alternative
How does one begin and what would you recommend?

The link for SMART goal is
To contact Shirley Garrett

Back on the show, is Dr. Bob Weil, world renowned Sports Podiatrist and radio host.
And, he is back on the show for the The Sports Doctor Is In segment on Run With It.
Dr. Bob talks about Runner’s top foot injuries Plantar fasciitis, what it is and how to prevent it. To contact Dr. Bob Weil
Also on the show, you have a chance to win two entries into this year’s Vancouver Sun Run. The question is When was the first Sun Run? To answer go to my website
Plus check out the health promo with


Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information.

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  1. Thank you for welcoming me to your show, Christine. A great opportunity to introduce our community to Lifestyle Medicine – and coming up soon, Culinary Medicine and Lifestyle Behaviour Change.

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