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How to jumpstart your wellness goals for the new year

Woman jogging outdoors listening to music.

Health expert Evonne Bird gives advice for reaching wellness goals, and finding a personal trainer or wellness coach.

Our weekly program, Missouri State Journal, is a collaboration between KSMU Radio and Missouri State University. It's hosted and produced by MSU's Office of Strategic Communication, and it airs each Tuesday morning at 9:45 a.m. on KSMU.  

The start of the new year presents a fresh start for many people. For some, that means setting wellness goals for a healthier future.

The key to a successful start, according to Evonne Bird is setting realistic, achievable goals. Bird is a Certified Exercise Physiologist and National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach in the McQueary College of Health and Human Services at Missouri State University.

Bird highlights ways to jumpstart these wellness goals, and gives recommendations on finding a personal trainer or wellness coach.

Read the full audio transcript.