The New You

We at Dunwoody Pharmacy believe that it takes a whole body approach to getting you back to how you felt when you were 25. While medication is one part of the equation, it is not the only factor. Diet and exercise are also very important aspects to getting you back to optimal health That is why we are pleased to announce our partnership between Benardot Nutrition and FormWell Fitness. By taking the team approach to pre and post menopause, we can help guide you to getting back to feeling great and staying healthy.

Below is a brief bio on our nutrition and fitness experts, they are ready to help you feel great again!

Please contact Robin Benardot, president at Benardot Nutrition, and Rami Odeh, president at FormWell Fitness.

Benardot NutritionBenardot Nutrition, LLC
5825 Glenridge Drive
Building 2
Suite 107
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Phone: (404) 567-5029
www.benardotnutrition.com

Robin is President of Benardot Nutrition LLC, a private medical nutrition therapy practice in Sandy Springs (Atlanta), GA. She received her BS in Nutrition and Dietetics, with Highest Honors, from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, and completed her dietetic internship at Cornell-Weil Medical Center in New York City. She is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian in the state of Georgia.

Robin is also a Certified LEAP Therapist working with the often pain-staking task of sleuthing out the foods and dietary chemicals that contribute to the various symptoms of IBS, migraine headache, fibromyalgia and other disorders.

Her areas of specialty practice include nutrition for weight sensitive sports. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and serves as a member of the US Figure Skating Sports Medicine and Sports Sciences Committee.

Robin’s expertise in cancer nutrition spans several decades of work in both hospital settings and in private practice. She is a Nutrition Consultant at The Cancer Support Community Atlanta-Northside where she presents cancer nutrition topics and conducts a twice monthly Nutrition Support group.

  • Our philosophy…preventive health care begins with what and how you eat.
  • At Benardot Nutrition we specialize in giving you the tools to take charge of your health through personalized nutrition and lifestyle solutions. We aim to fill the gap in preventive care not addressed in traditional health care settings.

Our areas of Nutrition Expertise…

  • NutriTiming® Weight Loss System emphasizing improved body composition (loss of fat; optimal muscle mass) by tracking “within day energy balance”
  • The LEAP Program for sleuthing out food sensitivities and food intolerances that may contribute to thesymptoms associated with IBS, migraine, and fibromyalgia
  • Nutrition for Digestive Disorders, such as IBS, celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Cancer Nutrition Support during treatment and recovery
  • Sports Nutrition to optimize competitive weight while increasing the strength-to-weight ratio, pre-during- and post-exercise nutrition, and issues related to bone density and amenorrhea.
  • Food Plans for elite and recreational athletes
  • Women’s Health Issues, PCOS, interstitial cystitis, pregnancy, post-pregnancy weight management and menopause

FormWell FitnessFormWell Fitness
Morgan Falls Office Park
7840 Roswell Road
Building 400
Suite 475
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
770-804-1898
www.formwell.com

Rami F. Odeh, MS, is the President and Owner of FormWell Personal Fitness Training, a private personal training company located in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 1999, FormWell has helped over 1500 clients achieve their exercise and weight loss goals and employees degreed, nationally certified personal trainers who specialize in time-efficient, safe and effective training for all levels of exercisers. Rami has dual Master’s degrees, one in Industrial Psychology and the other in Exercise Physiology and is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health and Fitness Instructor. He also works part time at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, GA as an Exercise Physiologist in the Outpatient Weight Reduction Clinic and the Diabetes Education Department. He has been a personal trainer in various gyms and client’s homes in the Southeast for over 15 years and has hands-on experience with over 750 clients. Rami is also a member of the Northside Hospital Speaker’s Bureau and does various health-related presentations and health fairs for many corporations and organizations all over Georgia. In 2001, Rami and FormWell were chosen by Ultimate Health and Fitness in Atlanta as one of the top trainers and personal training studios in the Atlanta area. Rami is also an amateur triathlete, having completed over 140 multisport events including Ironman Florida in 1999, seven half-ironmans and two marathons) in the past 15 years

Heather Odeh is a Co-Owner, and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance and is an ACE certified personal trainer. She was a professional dancer for over 10 years and still dances today. She danced in the performance of Babes in Toyland at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center for Atlanta Dance Theatre, in 2007. Heather already has a wealth of instructional training experience including: step/dance aerobics, body sculpting, aqua fitness, jazz dance, contemporary dance, ballet, and modern dance. She’s been a personal trainer since 1992 in both Miami and Atlanta. She also has worked more than 10 years teaching dance in private and group environments. She has natural athletic ability and an active lifestyle which includes: triathlon competition at the national amateur level, dancing at the 1996 summer Olympics Opening Ceremonies for renowned choreographer Kenny Ortega, and the annual Avon 3 Day Walkathon for Breast Cancer. In 2001 and again in 2004 with the birth of the Odeh’s two children, Heather has a new appreciation for mothers who try to have it all. A family, a business and physical health. Heather feels that her knowledge of both dance and personal training have led her to her new passion, pilates. She is currently working toward her new certification in this field. With her kids getting older, Heather is looking forward to reconnecting to her passion of teaching and encouraging others toward their path toward wellness. As one of our senior trainers, Heather knows lots of the ‘tricks’ for maintaining your interest and achieving your fitness goals

Andy Berman is a Co-Owner, and has been involved in the health club industry since 1996; with some of the top companies including The Ritz Carlton, Wellbridge, ClubCorp, and Tennis Corp of America. He has held many positions including Personal Trainer, Fitness Director and General Manager. Athletics and Fitness have always been a part of his life – he has belonged to a gym since 8th grade! Andy graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Business Management and started working at Athletic Club NE out of school. He is currently a CrossFit Level 1 instructor and CrossFit Endurance Level 1 instructor. Andy’s training passion is high intensity exercise designed to make anyone and everyone functionally fit- no matter what your age or fitness level! He enjoys running using minimalist style techniques which have led to less injuries through better running mechanics and less volume and is so excited to be a part of the FormWell team!

FormWell Fitness Personal Fitness Training was founded in 1999 in the heart of Dunwoody by Rami and Heather Odeh. Since Then, the Odehs have grown the business from just a few clients that they, themselves, trained, into a Company with a team of experienced trainers that have help over 1,500 clients achieve their exercise and nutrition goals When FormWell’s client base and team eventually outgrew its original location, the Odehs found a new home in Sandy Springs. Located conveniently off Roswell Road in the Morgan Falls Office Park, the location features traditional strength training and cardo tools such as free weights, Cybex selectorized machines, treadmills, recumbent and upright bikes, elliptical and stairclimbers. FormWell also has a huge variety of alternative muscle building and aerobic equipment such as Olympic rings, kettlebells, TRX bands, medicine balls, resistance bands, stability balls, body balls, BOSUs, ladders, boxing equipment, a Concept 2 rower, a Pilates reformer, and spin bikes.

In addition, the facility has great outdoor training areas, a cardio theater, a children’s playroom with a TV, DVD, video games, a client lounge area, tiled bathrooms with private showering areas, and so much more. Most Important, Formwell will always offer our clients the best team of nationally certified trainers, a comfortable, family atmosphere, great customer service, and a convenient location

Why Should I use a Personal Trainer?

LEARN SAFE TRAINING METHODS

Contrary to popular belief, there is a right and wrong way to weight train, stretch and perform cardiovascular exercise. When done correctly and matched to an individual’s body type and biomechanics, most exercises are simple and almost always safe. FormWell trainers constantly supervise and coach so that injuries can be nearly eliminated and you’ll always know you are doing each exercise correctly. FormWell also advocates and encourages the use of Heart Rate monitors when performing all cardiovascular training.

SEE AND FEEL HEALTHY RESULTS

A study conducted by IDEA (International Association of Fitness Professionals) showed that clients who worked with a personal trainer achieve 25% greater results in strength and body composition than those working alone. A random sample of FormWell clients who trained with us for at least 6 months lost an average of 11% body fat! A FormWell trainer will work you harder and help you achieve greater results while incurring fewer injuries

DON’T WASTE TIME OR MONEY!

Why waste precious time and energy “spinning your wheels” and not achieving your health and fitness goals? At FormWell, our trainers are experts in providing a complete balanced workout that is affordable for most people and can be completed in 30-60 minutes

BE CHALLENGED! HAVE FUN!

There is no “magic pill” or “easy” way to achieve the results you desire In order for exercise to have any effect, it must be challenging but it should be enjoyable at the same time. FormWell trainers will tailor a program to your specific needs and match the training to the activities you like. We will motivate and inspire you and make the experience as fun as possible

We guarantee that if you work hard, you will feel better after every workout!

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