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At Last! Free Fitness and Nutrition Advice

Steve Scher
09/18/2007 at 9:00 a.m.

How do you start an exercise program and keep it going? What should you be eating every day? All of our circumstances are different. Perhaps you are facing surgery or a life–threatening illness. What foods can help? Or maybe you're training for a marathon. What exercises will increase endurance? What foods keep you going? When it comes to nutrition and fitness, there are always questions. What questions do you have? A local fitness expert and two nutritionists join us with some answers.

Tija Petrovich owns Seattle Fitness in downtown Seattle. She is an American Council on Exercise certified personal trainer and a former body builder. She is also the author of Lighten Up!: Delicious Homestyle Cooking for Lowfat Living.
Alysun Deckert is a Registered Dietician with a masters in Nutrition. She works at the UW Medical Center in the Department of Food and Nutrition; mainly with organ transplant recipients. She is the founder of UWMC Team Transplant, a group of organ transplant recipients, their friends and family, and UWMC staff who train for the Seattle Half Marathon.
Kirsten Thompson has a Master of Public Health, and is a certified Dietician working at the UW Medical Center Food and Nutrition Services. She works mainly with heart and lung patients.

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