My Healthy Self: Jay Beals, PA-C

My Healthy Self: Jay Beals, PA-C

We’re all on a daily journey for a healthier lifestyle. Whether that means eating healthier, working out or relaxing, taking care of yourself should be a priority. No one knows that better than physicians and health care providers.

Find out what members of our Marshall Health community do in their daily lives to maintain a healthy lifestyle while learning a few fun facts along the way.

Jay Beals, PA-C, shares some of his healthy habits and a little bit more about himself.

What is your favorite type of exercise?

What keeps you motivated during a workout?
Beating my friends

What is the #1 health tip you live by?
Staying active

What activities do you do when you can’t fit a full workout in your schedule?
Take a rest day and hang out with the kids

What is your favorite healthy snack?
Depends on mood/cravings

What hobbies help you relax?
Exercise and soccer

What is your best achievement?
Wife and kids

Favorite holiday?
Christmas because of all the family time and good food!

Which is worse: finger prick or a shot?

Most famous person you have met?
Haven’t met many

What is the best advice anyone has given you?
Life’s a garden, dig it. Gotta make it work for ya! – Joe Dirt

What advice can you give for people who aspire to be where you are?
Work hard and don’t give up


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