Yes, You Can Have Fun Getting Fit

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ With bad news bombarding us at all hours and the world seemingly going crazy, how can we manage to maintain a sense of optimism? There is an easy, often overlooked solution to erase stress and have fun it's called exercise, says Sharkie Zartman. As a professor, Sharkie has taught or coached more than 40,000 students and athletes in the areas of health, fitness and sports. "When people take time to move their bodies every day, it benefits their mind and emotions, recharges their energy as well as improves their physical health," she says.

Sharkie is on a mission to help people take an empowered approach to life and aging so they can have optimal health and success at any age. "I have noticed many positive physical changes in my students, but more importantly, mental and emotional changes from adding exercise to their lifestyles. But in order for people to exercise, it has to be fun and can't be perceived as a chore. This is especially important for people over 40, who are starting to become aware of the challenges of aging. However, if they are having fun while getting fit, their lives become more fun too because they have more energy and the physical abilities to live their lives to the fullest. And that's true no matter what is going on in the news or how old they are," Sharkie says.

The host of her the weekly radio program "Sharkie's Pep Talk" on Healthy Life.Net Radio can answer such questions as:

  • What are some forms of exercise that are really fun?
  • Why should people get out in nature while getting fit?
  • What's wrong with blanket advice on exercising and how can you find the best kinds of exercise for you?
  • Is it necessary to set foot in a gym? Why not?

CREDENTIALS: Sharkie Zartman was one of the top 25 all-time volleyball players at UCLA, which retired her jersey, and is a member of the California Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame and a former member of the USA National Volleyball Team. She has a B.S. in kinesiology from UCLA and a master's degree in instructional technology from NYIT. She is a professor of health and fitness at El Camino College in Torrance, Calif., where as its volleyball coach she won nine state titles. Sharkie has hosted her own radio program for six years and is certified as a health coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Sharkie is the author of six books; her latest is Have Fun Getting Fit: Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Your Mind and Body. She was a presenter at the Volleyball Festival in Reno and at the Successful Aging Expo in Torrance, Calif.

Availability:California,nationwide by arrangement, and via telephone

Contact: Sharkie Zartman, (310) 379-1869 or (310) 415-0190;;

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