Tom Perkins is back with Trish Muse, this time to discuss the health and fitness status of the African American community, and what makes their needs unique.
About This Episode
African Americans need to be healthier!
Frequently featured in Essence, Heart and Soul, Self and Health magazines as well as several others as a fitness consultant, Trish provides continuing education internationally for fitness professionals and physical therapists and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy.
As the owner of Body Productions, Inc. Trish is a popular National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and respected American College of Sports Medicine certified Health Fitness Instructor in the Washington DC area; as well as a Polestar Certified Pilates practitioner.
Trish is the star and creator of the popular exercise videos, Ab Attack, Body Management and The Workstation Workout and star and co-producer of the functional fitness video Rock, Roll and Reggae.
Here Are A Few Of The Questions Trish Answered:
Why might exercise be even more important for African Americans?
What are the benefits of exercising for African Americans?
Why might fitness professionals target African American women, men and children?
What are the health disparities as they pertain to fitness for African Americans?
What is one indicator in your state of a health disparity among African Americans?
What are some of the obstacles you have heard from some African Americans regarding exercise?
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