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Your Fitness Journey: TLU Alumni Share Health Tips & Advice

12:00pm – 12:45pm
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Join faculty, as well as fellow and former Bulldogs in the exercise science field, for a candid discussion about successful ways to make smart decisions regarding health and fitness. The conversation will focus specifically on healthy eating habits and physical fitness.

Justin Nadeau ’14

Justin Nadeau ’14 is a Certified Athletic Trainer at JBSA Lackland in Basic Military Training for the Air Force and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He also coaches CrossFit and trains clients at Elite CrossFit Redland in San Antonio. Nadeau has four years of experience in the health and fitness industry including management, personal training, coaching classes, and metabolic coaching.

Justin Nadeau '14

TLU Kinesiology Professor Dr. Erika Deike-Short

Dr. Erika Deike-Short has worked in the health and wellness field for more than 20 years, starting her career as personal trainer after graduating from Texas A&M University. She holds a Master of Physical Education from Texas State University and a Ph.D. from Baylor University in Exercise, Health, and Nutrition. She has been teaching in the Kinesiology Department at TLU since 2012.

Sunny Valencia ’12

Alumna and kinesiology major Sunny Valencia is former captain of the TLU women's soccer team.

Mariela Candelario '21

Student Mariela Candelario is a senior completing her degree in Kinesiology with a focus in Exercise-Science. She is a captain of the women's soccer team, a peer mentor, and a member of the Black and Gold Presidents Council. She plans to earn her Ph.D. in physical therapy after graduation.