LIVE from Chicago! This week, MJ Gasik, Triathlon Training Coach from beginners to champions & author with TriRight Coaching joins me along with Dr. James Granger, Pain Management & Acupuncture Specialist. Then, it’s 'The Sports Doctor Is In' with your questions and emails!
Head Coach MJ Gasik's qualifications include USAT Level I Certification, Ironman U Certification, USMS Level 4 Certification and has been competing in triathlons for 15 years. She has competed in all distances, from Sprint to Ironman, including 2 Ironman World Championships. She is known for helping 1st time Ironman athletes achieve their goals as well as helping beginner and newer triathletes become more comfortable in the sport. MJ has coached many athletes to personal records as well as qualifications for Age Group Nationals and Elite Status.
MJ's coaching philosophy is to train smart which doesn't always mean training harder or longer. This means every workout should count. Training plans are customized to each individual athlete and based on ability, fitness level and athlete goals. MJ also understands that schedules may change and training cannot always be the priority and adjustments can be made accordingly.
Dr. James Granger III, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Marietta, GA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine, acupuncture, and more.
"I have been practicing Traditional Chinese martial arts for years. That along with my interest in alternative medicine lead me to Acupuncture and herbal medicine as modalities to treat patients. My clinical experience with pain management and treating work and auto injuries is extensive. The focus of my practice is to use Acupuncture and physiotherapy to manage and treat painful conditions. The goal is " Pain free without Pills"."
"Pain Free without Pills is our goal and philosophy. We provide care for patients injured in auto and work accidents. We often provide these services on an attorney lien to help alleviate the economic impact that accidents have on our patients lives. We also prove treatment for narcotics addiction and hormone therapy for menopausal and andropausal patients.
We use acupuncture and herbal medicine to treat a variety of ailments particularly chronic pain, such as migraines, neck pain and back pain."
The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.