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Tonight on Your Health First, Dr. Galati will be joined by JJ Rodriguez, and Exercise Physiologist with Houston Methodist Hospital.

JJ Rodriguez is an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist and serves Houston Methodist’s Weight Management and Bariatric  Programs. He has a BS in Applied Exercise Physiology pursing an MS in Performance Enhancement and maintains other certifications as Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Weight Loss Specialist, Corrective Exercise Specialist and Behavior Change Specialist. He has worked in clinical settings with athletes, cardiac rehabilitation, weight management and bariatric patients along with speaking at many corporate events on fitness and exercise. 

JJ’s focus is now in weight loss and management by consulting patients in developing exercise programs while under dietary restrictions or pre and post bariatric surgery.  He develops these programs by assessing fitness standards, joint movement and body composition with the primary goal of helping patients find joy in movement. JJ also serves as a speaker for bariatrics and diabetes support groups, guest blogger for Robard, a medical weight loss supplement provider, and is a member of American College of Sports Medicine and the Obesity Action Coalition.

Selected links are posted below.

Defeating Sitting Disease

Houston Methodist Weight Loss Program

Gift Ideas for Christmas-FIT BIT

Younger Next Year-Exercise

Stretching Video

Nordic Walking Video