Howard Jacobson


Josh LaJaunie is Chief Lifestyle Ambassador at WellStart Health, where he coaches, educates, and inspires people to go from sick to fit. Josh has been featured in Runner’s World magazine, People magazine, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and his personal favorite, the Rich Roll Podcast.
He lives in Thibodaux, Louisiana, where he runs miles, eats plants, and beats the drum in his community for the power of lifestyle to trounce chronic disease.
He’s also a proud and rabid Saints fan. Who Dat, Baby!

Howard Jacobson, PhD, is Chief of Behavioral Science (aka Chief Habit Nerd) at WellStart Health. He’s the host of the wildly popular (in his home) Plant Yourself Podcast.
Howard is contributing author to T. Colin Campbell, PhD’s WHOLE: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, and Garth Davis, MD’s Proteinaholic. His work has also been featured in Fast Company and the Harvard Business Review online.
Howard is lead instructor at the WellStart Health Coaching Academy, and co-author of the Coaching for Performance chapter of the American Management Association’s Book of Knowledge.
In his free time, Howard runs, practices Russian martial arts, gardens, and plays far-too-competitive Ultimate Frisbee.
Howard earned his BA from Princeton University, and his MPH and PhD from Temple University.
He lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina with his wife, and sometimes with his adult children. (Fly, kids, fly!)

Where to find Howard Jacobson online


Sick to Fit: 3 Simple Techniques that Got Me from 420 Pounds to the Cover of Runner's World, Good Morning America, and The Today Show
Price: Free! Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Despite a flood of information and advice, we’re getting sicker and fatter all the time. That’s because the vast majority of “conventional” advice is outdated, wrong-headed, and just plain ineffective. Read Sick To Fit to discover how Josh LaJaunie went from a 420-pound food addict to the cover of Runner’s World magazine, as well as live appearances on Good Morning America and The Today Show.

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