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July 19, 2023

Teaching Channel Talks Episode 72: Nutrition, Exercise, Wellness, and Sleep: The Health Compass for Educators (w/Chris Giesking)

This time on Teaching Channel Talks we’re focusing on health! Wendy is joined by Chris Giesking, fitness professional and educator, to talk about how you can win the day, every day by following the Health Compass Method. In this powerful conversation, Chris debunks trends in the fitness industry while putting the focus back on balancing the 4 pillars of health: Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep, and Wellness.

Our Guest

Chris Giesking is a highly sought-after Fitness Professional and Educator. He is an Athlete, an Iraq War Veteran, a Tabbed Army Ranger, a National Academy of Sports Medicine Master Level Trainer, a Precision Nutrition Certified Coach, and holds a Master’s Degree in Human Movement with 20 years of 1:1, group coaching, and teaching experience. He is also a Co-Founder of Mi5 Fitness / CrossFit Lakeville, MN. With over 10 thousand client sessions, he has built a reputation with the resilience of being an Army Ranger, the dedication and experience of being life long athlete, and a proven teaching methodology of a college professor.

Our Host

Dr. Wendy Amato is the Chief Academic Officer at Teaching Channel’s parent company, K12 Coalition. Wendy earned her Master’s in Education and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia. She holds an MBA from James Madison University. Wendy began teaching in 1991, has served as a Middle School Administrator, and still teaches at UVA’s School of Education. She has delivered teacher professional development workshops and student leadership workshops in the US and internationally. Wendy and her family live near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Resources for Continued Learning

Chris’s Win the Day System is applied with consistent results for both coaches and clients through his signature “WTD Health Compass” Using the 4 cardinal directions: N-Nutrition, S-Sleep, E-Exercise, and W-Wellness.

Visit Chris on his website to learn more about how you can use the “WTD Health Compass” to improve your health and fitness. For additional fitness tips, be sure to follow Chris on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

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