What is Health & Exercise AZ?

We are a group of heath and fitness professionals who are excited about sharing our knowledge with you!  We will be posting tips about diet, exercise, healthcare and overall well being.  We hope to keep our readers motivated to live their best lives.

Feel free to ask us your questions about getting fit, eating right and staying healthy.  We are here to support you.

About Our Contributors:

Norma McCormick – Norma is a fitness enthusiast and certified health coach.  She received her certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, where she received comprehensive training in integrative nutrition, with guidance from world-class educators who are leading physicians, researchers, doctors, and nutrition experts at the forefront of the health and wellness movement. Norma provides clients with professional support and guidance to assist in understanding their unique challenges and develop goals for improved health.

Dr. Carson Robertson obtained his bachelor’s degree at the University of Montana. He subsequently earned his chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minnesota.  His clinic, Alpha Chiropractic & Physical Therapy,  has a special emphasis and expertise in athletic injuries.

He has been a runner on and off through the years, sometimes more diligent than others.  He has run over 10 marathons, several ultra marathons, including the Javelina 100K.  He runs with several running groups and friends throughout the valley.

Dr. Robertson is a member of the Arizona Association of Chiropractic, American Chiropractic Association, and Arizona Small Business Administration.  He has spoken and presented to numerous organizations, and he presents endurance nutrition lectures to runners, cyclists, and tri-athletes to improve their performance.

Debbie Wassylenko is a nationally certified, extremely skilled Therapeutic Massage Therapist with 18 years of experience. She has many years as a massage therapist in the medical community and was one of the foremost therapists who applied therapeutic massage techniques for cancer patients. Debbie’s comprehensive style and attention to detail release holding patterns. After a session with Debbie you will feel your whole body unlock.

Melissa Guthrie is a fitness and nutrition professional whose mission is to educate, inspire, and empower you to live the healthiest, happiest, most fulfilling life possible.  Melissa  is a Nutrition Coach and ACE Certified Fitness Trainer.  She holds degrees in both Nutritional Science and Exercise Physiology.  Melissa is also a New Leaf  Metabolic Technician.