Avatar photo
Dominique Wakefield MA, CPT

is the Director for University Health & Wellness and Adjunct Faculty in the Department for Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness at Andrews University in Michigan. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and a Certified Wellness Practitioner through the National Wellness Institute (NWI). In addition to university teaching, Dominique has worked extensively, as a manager and personal trainer, in the health and wellness sector. Dominique is a PhD candidate in Health and her research centers on physical activity, motivation for exercise, and behavior change strategies. Dominique is a passionate, energetic, and innovative health, wellness, and fitness expert and regularly contributes articles to Life and Health Network and to the American Council on Exercise (ACE). In October 2011, Dominique Wakefield was awarded "Top 11 Personal Trainers to Watch in the U.S." by Life Fitness and the American Council on Exercise.

Physical Activity Is Medicine!

Have you ever thought about how much money you spend on medicine each year? Have you ever done the math? Perhaps the money is not coming directly from your pocket as the…

How to Stay Active in a Sedentary Job

How much time do you spend sitting at your work place? Is it two hours per day? Or is it four hours? Maybe it is five, six or even eight hours? Unfortunately,…

The Importance of Core Muscle Fitness and How to Improve Yours

Let’s do a little “core” experiment together: Wherever you are currently sitting, scoot towards the edge of your seat. Plant both feet solidly on the ground (create a 90-degree angle about your…

The Underestimated Fitness Factor

Muscular strength and endurance is not about big muscles, it has tremendous health benefits for everyone

The Neglected Fitness Factor

Much emphasis is given to cardio and strength training, but is stretching any less important?

Newsletter Signup

Stay connected!

Please wait...

Thank you for the sign up!