My Healthy Self: Dana Lycans, MD

My Healthy Self: Dana Lycans, MD

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.

Dana Lycans, MD, shares some of his healthy habits and a little bit more about himself.

What is your go-to healthy breakfast?
Honey-Nut Cheerios and a banana

What is your favorite type of exercise?
Cycling and jogging

What keeps you motivated during a workout?
Staying healthy for my family

What is the #1 health tip you live by?
Always be sure to drink plenty of water.

What activities do you do when you can’t fit a full workout in your schedule?
Doing anything to keep moving

What is your favorite healthy snack?
A piece of fruit

What hobbies help you relax?

What is your best achievement?
Marrying my wife

Who is the most famous person you have ever met?

What is the most challenging part of being a doctor?
Maintaining a good work-life balance

What is the best advice anyone has given you?
Don’t worry about things you can’t change.

What advice can you give for people who aspire to be where you are?
Set a goal, make a plan and then execute the plan.


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