Making Realistic Lifestyle Changes

by: Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM

Bridging the Gap

Wayne Westcott, PhD, points to strong role modeling, resistance training, and interventions by health and fitness professionals as keys to reducing obesity.

After serving many years as director of fitness research for the YMCA, Wayne Westcott, PhD, now works as director for fitness research programs at Quincy College in Massachusetts. Westcott has been a strength training consultant for the U.S. Navy, ACE, the YMCA of the USA, and Nautilus. He has also served as an editorial advisor for numerous publications, including The Physician and Sportsmedicine, ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, Prevention and Shape, and he’s written more than 20 books on strength training.

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Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM IDEA Author/Presenter

Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM, is chief science officer for ACE and represents it as a national and international lecturer, writer and expert source. Dr. Bryant is a member of the Institute of Medicine...

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