“…engage, educate, empower…integrate lifestyle medicine as a daily practice for health and healthcare…”
“Medical and fitness professionals..need one organization where we can come together…work together…create a unified front”
-David Rachal III
ABOUT THE EPISODE
In this episode, David Rachal III, the first recipient of the MedFit Professional of the Year, as well as the CEO and founder of HEALTH-E-FIT, shares valuable insight about his experience as a pioneer in the medical fitness community. David discusses how to bridge the gap between medical professionals and fitness professionals by not only changing their dialogue, but also creating universal standards.
Through organizations such as the MedFit Network and the MedFit Education Foundation, David is determined to create more healthy outcomes for people instead of focusing solely on results. In his eyes, until fitness professionals are held to higher standards with regards to holding specialized certifications, a divide will exist between these professionals. Finally, David shares his views on how the current pandemic should be viewed as an awakening to bring a greater focus on living healthier lifestyles through fitness and nutrition. We know you will enjoy this awesome conversation with David Rachal III.
David Rachal III / HEALTHEFIT
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