Dominique Wakefield

Dominique Wakefield is the Fitness & Programs Manager at the new Health & Wellness Center at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer and approved instructor through the American Council of Exercise (ACE). She has worked at fitness centers, the corporate wellness setting and taught at university for over ten years. Dominique is currently working on her 'Professional Doctorate in Health' through the University of Bath, England. Her studies and research center on physical fitness and lifestyle change through exercise, nutrition and healthy behaviors. She is the founder of SDA Fitness & Wellness Professionals Association (, a network of health & fitness professionals within the Adventist Church. Dominique is a passionate, energetic and innovative health & fitness enthusiast.

The Power of Motion

What would happen if we started putting our bodies in motion each day? What would happen if we stopped sitting so much, depending on so many conveniences, and rather used our own bodies to complete our tasks? We often don’t realize the amazing power in moving our bodies! Regular movement provides the solution to many…

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Be strong!

In the United States, according to a study from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 21.9% of men and 17.5% of women engage in strength training.Considering the many benefits strength training provides, these numbers are extremely low. It has been a national health objective by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)…

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You Have Only One Heart

Our bodies are designed to have a lot of things in twos: two eyes, two ears, two hands, two legs, two feet, two kidneys, two lungs and so on. For many of these body parts, we can live without having both - just one ear or even just one lung.But we only have one heart.The…

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Are You Completely Fit?

Are you physically fit?Many of us think that we are really fit, if we exercise regularly. Clearly, if you are exercising, keep up the good work! However, most of us neglect to consider all components of 'exercise'. Components

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