The Sports Doctor, October 9, 2019
The Sports Doctor with Dr Robert Weil
Guests, Mike Niklos and June Kittay
Headlined Show, The Sports Doctor October 9, 2019
Mike Niklos, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Acceleration Sports & Former 3 time All American football player joins me along with June Kittay, Fitness Expert, Entertainer, Author & Keynote Speaker. Then, it’s 'The Sports Doctor is In' answering your questions and emails!
Guest, Mike Niklos
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Northern Illinois University
3x All-American in Football / Illinois State Powerlifting Champion
Training Background: Mike was a Division 1 Strength Coach for 3 years with Robert Morris University and Northern Illinois University, where he oversaw and implemented workouts for the Tennis, Wrestling, Basketball, Soccer, Football, and Baseball teams. Mike was a part of the staff that helped trained Robert Morris’s basketball to get into the NCAA Tournament in 2010. Mike has also trained under multiple NFL Strength Coaches including former Cleveland Browns Strength Coach Tom Mylinski. Mike also assisted in training a Gold Medalist Olympian (Breianne McLaughlin – US Women’s Hockey) during his time before coming to Acceleration.
Professional: Mike ran a 4.38 for NFL scouts and was invited to the Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie Camp in 2007. He also spent time with arena football’s Chicago Rush. In 2011, Mike won the State Championship in powerlifting.
College: Mike was a standout cornerback for the Robert Morris University football team. He finished his career as a 3 time Div 1 All-American. He also placed 2nd All-Time in the NCAA for pass defenses.
High School: Mike was a 4 sport athlete in high school, playing football, wrestling, track, and baseball. Mike earned All-State and All-American (Scout.com) awards his senior year of football and led his high school team twice to the State Championship.
Guest, June Kittay
June created and co-instructed the Fitness Programs for Fitness Ambassador Martina Navratilova’s National AARP Conventions, and has appeared onstage and television with Jack LaLanne, Richard Simmons, Forbes Riley, and host of Daytime, Cindy Edwards. She teaches regularly for the YMCA, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, as well as rotaries, clubs, businesses, churches, private and special events.
June was recently featured on WFLA News Channel 8 and awarded the title of "A Great Inspiration!", one of 3 finalists in both the 2016 and 2017 Salt & Pepper Awards given by the Senior Connection Center of Tampa, Florida, is a member of the International Council of Active Aging, Better Living for Seniors, the National Fitness Hall of Fame and won Ms. Florida Senior America 2012 Fan Favorite. June is an ambassador for Tampa Bay, a longtime member of Visit Tampa Bay, and a commercial actor/lifestyle model regularly appearing on television and health and wellness infomercials and commercials. June was a semi-finalist in the Bright Stars Network Senior Talent Show, awarded Toastmasters International Competent Communicator, a Healthy Heroes Nominee for Workplace Fitness, is a 10 year participant in the National Weight Control Registry, and was listed in Tampa Bay's Best Magazine for "People with Style!"
June’s book, “Tips by Kittay” was published in 2007. Her wellness articles have appeared in health and fitness magazines and newspapers both locally and nationally. She is often heard on local and national health radio shows. Her message, professed since 2004, is simple,“Keep on Movin!”
With a Bachelor of Science in Education from
June practices what she preaches; instilling in others the value of exercise.
"Our bodies were created for movement; we are a system of wheels within wheels, meant to rotate and revolve on a daily basis.”
June’s Philosophy of Life is simple:
Eat real food. Go outside and play. Hang around with the right people in the right places. Say your prayers. Get plenty of sleep. “You can't fool Mother Nature!”
June’s daily prayer:
“Lord Let Me Live Each Day Trying to Accomplish Something, Not Merely to Exist!”
The Sports Doctor
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.