Author Archives: Marc Woodard

About Marc Woodard

As a fit healthy lifestyle author and consultant, retired corporate employee and retired Army officer, I've spent many years taking care of my career goals and financial security.  It is now my time to give something back to my community. Without a healthy mind, body and spirit it is really difficult to move forward to achieve great things in life. To share information is something everyone of us are capable of doing. And to share fitness and health related information with your children is the best thing you could do for them and your community. Saving the health of our nation one person at a time is our goal. Learn more about Marc Woodard @ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-woodard-94003930/ Good health to you and your family.

National Cancer Cases on the Rise – But So are Survival Rates

Last Updated:  July 9, 2019, Marc Woodard It is a fact that one or more factors – environmental toxins, poor diet, sedentary and other unhealthy lifestyle habits can cause cell mutation, formation of cancerous tumors and metastasis of those cells. Those at highest risk are those predisposed to cancer genetically. Are we all doomed to get cancer? The simple answer is NO. Ageless MirrorAthlete – Covers Cancer Prevention and So Much More… for sale at Amazon, B&N, iUniverse, (more…)

Ageless MirrorAthlete Pacific Book Review by Allison Walker

Learn More About Ageless MirrorAthlete book at: http://www.marcwoodard.com Title: Ageless Mirror Athlete™: Overweight and Unfit No More Author: Marc T. Woodard Publisher: iUniverse ISBN: 978-1-5320-5373-3 Genre: Health and Fitness Pages: 367. Book can be ordered on Amazon, B&N and iUniverse: Hard and soft book cover and digital copy. To view Ageless MirrorAthlete original pacific book review listed at their website [click here] Pacific Book Review, by Allison Walker, June 2019 “The weight loss industry should (more…)

Interactive and Inclusive Playgrounds Benefit Everyone

14 June 2019, Marc Woodard Tigard Parks and Recreation hosted its first Camas Festival on 27 April 2019 within Dirksen Nature Park. The major attraction for many was the camas flowers in bloom [April-May]. A big attraction was the newly constructed shelter and interactive playground for children. It has natural climbing features and chain sawed sections of repurposed logs, with storybook-like carvings masterfully crafted on them. City planners and project managers did a wonderful job (more…)

L-Tryptophan the Obesity, Depression & ADD Silver Bullet Solution?

What is dietary Tryptophan and how can it help you lose weight and reduce anxiety? It is one of the 8 essential amino acids our bodies require to function correctly. It is found naturally in varying degrees within food we eat, such as red meat, milk, eggs, turkey, bananas and chocolate, etc. How does Tryptophan work to produce benefits for our bodies that could promote natural weight loss, reduce anxiety, increase happiness, remove depression, and (more…)

Ageless MirrorAthlete Health Literacy Message for Community

Sharing health literacy and fit healthy lifestyle knowledge isn’t just for individuals. This knowledge can also help communities reverse the obesity and related ill-health course through public-private partnerships participation – which include health literacy education and goal to obtain the monetary and public support resources necessary for expansion of city recreation opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. When partnering with K-12 school districts and other non-profits and for-profit organizations using Ageless MirrorAthlete guiding (more…)

City Recreation is the Goose Laying those Golden Eggs

It was during a 2015 NRPA (National Recreation and Parks Association) conference I attended and listened intently to key note speakers that stated in more ways than one city recreation saves lives but in different ways than police do. It will soon become obvious how city recreation is the goose capable of laying those lifesaving golden eggs within communities. Attending the Annual NRPA Conference – American Conference Center, St. Louis, MO Hard working families and (more…)

How to Grow Muscle and Burn More Fat

Beth knows how to grow the guns and you can too. Updated, 3 May 2019 by Staff If you want to grow muscle and/or burn more body fat – it is important to know muscle groups have three muscle fiber types that are stimulated to grow or endure physical activity. And during exercise or work activity, muscle also prefer certain fuel sources to achieve the fitness goal. Research shows us, muscle is stimulated to grow (more…)

Camas Day in Dirksen Nature Park

Last Update: 29 April 2019, Marc Woodard Camas flower in Dirksen Nature Park in full bloom The first ever Camas Festival occurred – Saturday, April 27 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. At Dirksen Nature Park (11130 SW Tiedeman Avenue).  “Learn more about the local significance of the camas flower while it’s in bloom, take a tour to find brass sculptures of local wildlife, and enjoy the recently completed oak savanna overlook, nature play (more…)