Brooke Redmond

MD, CPT

Medical Contributor

Brooke Redmond received her medical degree in 2012 from Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. She is pursuing postgraduate residency training programs in pediatrics. A competitive figure skater growing up, a collegiate ice hockey player and a current competitor in triathlons and marathons, she has also been a group fitness instructor for six years and loves sharing her pursuit of an active lifestyle with her classes. She became certified as a personal trainer and health coach through the American Council on Exercise shortly after starting medical school when she discovered she had a passion for preventative medicine. Brooke has worked with middle and high school students, college athletes, and adults, and she has experience in program development and clinical research.

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Does Muscle Turn To Fat With No Exercise?

Can our bodies really transform muscle into fat and fat into muscle? The short answer is “no.” Muscle and fat are two fundamentally different types of tissu...