Today, Dr. John is joined by special guest former All-Pro defensive end Marcellus Wiley to talk about obesity and fitness goals for kids. Marcellus is a spokesman for the OptimisSport Distance Swim Challenge; a unique open-water endurance swim bringing together individuals, friends and teams of all ages and skill levels to encourage health and meeting fitness goals. He also takes part in the Delta Youth Challenge, bringing fitness awareness to LA City High Schools. Marcellus and Dr. John also discuss the importance of finding a healthy balance in your life.
UPDATE: To learn more, visit this Med Page Today article to read about current research and findings related to childhood obesity.
Special guest, Marcellus Wiley is an NFL analyst for ESPN, and a co-host of Max & Marcellus on 710AM ESPN Radio Los Angeles. Wiley appears on NFL Live, SportsCenter, First Take, and ESPNEWS, while also contributing to ESPN’s Super Bowl coverage. He makes frequet visits to ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike in the Morning and guest host appearances on ESPN2’s SportsNation.