Wendy Batts

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Sharecare

Location:

  • Roswell, GA

Activity

  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness

    Can my genes make me fat?

    This is absolutely untrue! While genetics may impact how difficult it may be for someone to lose weight compared to another, it will not prevent someone from losing weight. Weight loss is a matter of energy in versus energy out. Specifically, burning more calories than we eat, this is also called a calorie...Read More
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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness

    Should stretching hurt when I do it?

    No, stretching should not hurt when you do it.  If you start to feel pain when performing a stretch, you are probably going further then you need to, and your body is letting you know.  In order to perform a stretch correctly, you should move slowly into the stretched position, and hold the position for ap...Read More
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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness

    Does body mass index (BMI) matter for children?

    Absolutely! BMI measurements for children are just as important as they are for adults. Because they are going through rapid physiological changes, BMI calculators for children and teens will also take into account age and gender. Check out the calculator at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    How do I do lateral side-raises?

    When performing a lateral side-raise exercise, you want to first choose a weight that you want to use. Because your shoulder complex is made up of small muscles that stabilize this mobile joint, you want to keep the weight somewhat light to avoid stress on the joint. Next, stand with your feet hip...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness

    What areas should I avoid when foam rolling?

    When using a foam roll, avoid placing it in the cervical or lumbar spine, aka your neck and low back region. The curvature of the roll is greater than the curvature of these areas and it may push vertebrae around and/or cause damage/irritation to the skin because of how close they are to the surface...Read More
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  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    Exercises for Shapely Legs and Butt

    Want lean, sexy legs and a firm butt? These exercises, from Sharecare Fitness experts Wendy Batts and Mel Mueller, can help you get your lower body in gorgeous shape.
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    How to Break Through a Weight-Loss Plateau

    If you've stopped losing weight, you may have hit a common diet and exercise plateau. Sharecare fitness expert Wendy Batts explains why plateaus happen and how you can move past it and keep on losing.
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    How to Maintain Posture While You Exercise

    Proper posture can help you maximize your workout results and avoid exercise injuires. Sharecare Fitness professional Wendy Batts demonstrates how you should stand when working out.
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    What You Should Eat After a Workout

    Eating after exercise can help restore important vitamins and nutrients to your body. In this video, Sharecare fitness expert Wendy Batts shares the secrets to the perfect post-workout meal.
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    Want to Lose Weight? Keep Track of What You Eat

    Are you writing down what you eat each day? Sharecare Fitness expert Wendy Batts explains how food logging is an essential part of weight loss, maintenance and awareness.
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    Simple Exercises to Strengthen Your Core Muscles

    Sharecare Fitness expert Wendy Batts explains where your core muscles are and how to get them in shape.
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
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    Lose It with Lamb: Week 1

    Sharecare Fitness expert Wendy Batts trains Transformation Nation Winner Michael Lamb. Lamb, who lost 48 pounds when he took part in Dr. Oz's Transformatin Nation Million Dollar You Challenge. Now he's trying to take off the rest. Join him.
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    Lose It with Lamb: Week 2

    Sharecare Fitness expert Wendy Batts shows Michael Lamb, the winner of Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation Million Dollar You Challenge, a circuit workout to help him shed more pounds as he works to reach his target weight.
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    Lose It With Lamb: Week 4

    Sharecare fitness expert Wendy Batts trains Michael Lamb, the winner of Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation Million Dollar You Challenge, as he works on reaching his target weight loss goal.
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    Lose It With Lamb: Week 5

    Sharecare fitness expert Wendy Batts shows Michael Lamb, the winner of Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation Million Dollar You Challenge, a new workout to help him get closer to his weight loss goals. This week he learns some more advanced exercises.