UA 411: Meet the Experts

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UA 411: Meet the Experts

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Under Armour believes in making all athletes better. That’s why we’ve assembled experts in the four key areas that affect HOW YOU FEEL: Sleep, Fitness, Activity and Nutrition.

Meet the experts, and ask them anything. Twice a month, they will answer your questions with one complete point of view.*

*Not intended as medical advice.

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Dr. Alan Schwartz, MD / Sleep

Dr. Alan Schwartz is a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and medical director of Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center.

I THINK

sleep is the least understood pillar of health.

I FEEL

sleep health is key for preventing disease.

I BEHAVE

sometimes. Especially if I’m rested.

I BELIEVE

in the power of knowledge.

I LOVE

cycling, sailing and siestas.

I HATE

multitasking.

I NEVER

give up easily when it comes to solving a problem.

I ALWAYS

get up on the right side of the bed, or at least almost always!

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Paul Winsper / Fitness

Paul Winsper is an elite performance trainer and coach with Under Armour who has worked for decades with athletes from all over the world.

I THINK

experience is the best teacher, and after decades of working with world-class athletes I never stop learning.

I FEEL

great, and by reading this blog you should too.

I BEHAVE

like an athlete.

I BELIEVE

anything you do in the gym can be undone outside the gym.

I LOVE

training world-class athletes.

I HATE

bad form — it’s the ultimate time-waster.

I NEVER

cheat.

I ALWAYS

am looking for ways to improve.

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Liz Arch / Activity

Liz Arch is an internationally known yoga teacher, martial artist, wellness expert and the creator of Primal Yoga®, a dynamic yoga and martial arts fusion class designed to create balance, strength and synergy in our physical and emotional bodies.

I THINK

we all can benefit from thinking less and meditating more.

I FEEL

excited to have a platform with Under Armour where we can motivate and inspire each other to eat better, sleep better, move better and live better.

I BEHAVE

courageously and never let fear stop me from starting.

I BELIEVE

with discipline and dedication, anything is possible.

I LOVE

the way my body, mind and spirit feel after a great yoga or jiujitsu class.

I HATE

excuses.

I NEVER

give up.

I ALWAYS

start and end my day with copious amounts of cuddle time with my dog, Nalu.

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Trinh Le / Nutrition

Trinh Le is a registered dietitian for Under Armour Connected Fitness who has helped users lose over 280 million combined pounds. Her expertise has been featured in several major publications across the nation. Trinh also created the 10-Day Clean Eating Challenge in partnership with the Institute of Responsible Nutrition.

I THINK

healthy eating is a habit, so practice, practice, practice makes it easier!

I FEEL

inspired because every morning is a new start.

I BEHAVE

like a friend — there to listen and give advice, but the ultimate decision is yours.

I BELIEVE

in striving for progress not perfection.

I LOVE

making it easier to eat healthy and move more.

I HATE

yo-yo diets — they ruin your relationship with food and make you feel discouraged.

I NEVER

expect quick fixes.

I ALWAYS

celebrate my success.


ASK THE EXPERTS

What do you want to know? Our experts take questions from our readers to inspire each blog post. Submit your questions below and @MyFitnessPal with #UA411 to get the insight on holistic health.


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All individuals featured in UA 411 have been paid or received other compensation from Under Armour, Inc.

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