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Quin Whitaker

Quin Whitaker

Employee Wellness

Ambassador

Contact Information

Office Hours: N/A
Phone: (435) 797-8064
Email: quin.whitaker@usu.edu

Biography

As for my wellness journey, it started about six years ago after reading Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and learning that the physical aspect of my life was suffering greatly. I also had my wife and kids patting me on my belly and asking me when I was due!  Since then, I’ve worked out at the gym here at USU on a regular basis each week, learned to eat much better and, as a result, I have gone from 238 lbs. to 215 lbs. In the process, I have discovered renewed energy, increased self-confidence, increased capacity to do everyday things and a whole wealth of knowledge regarding personal health. I still have a bit of a tire around my middle but it is now a Geo Metro size instead of a truck size.  My next goal is to lose the tire completely and go from 17% body fat to somewhere around 10-12%, which will be difficult but I want it!