Departments: Fitness FocusSHAREABLE RESOURCE Optimize Nature’s Fitness CenterBednar, Joanne M.S., ACSM-CEP, EIM-IIAuthor Information Joanne Bednar, M.S., ACSM-CEP, EIM-II, is an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist® and holds the Exercise is Medicine® Level 2 credential. She has earned a Master of Science in Nutrition from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sport Science from Colorado State University. Joanne works with Optum Workplace Well-being focusing on health promotion and fitness programming. She participates in the 28.3-mile Make-A-Wish® South Carolina Trailblaze Challenge hike event twice per year and trains for each event weekly through progressively longer and harder hikes. ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: 7/8 2021 - Volume 25 - Issue 4 - p 4 doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000673 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2021 by American College of Sports Medicine.