Toni Branner M.A.
Director of TheGoSite.com Board Of Experts, Exercise Physiologist, Professional Speaker, Wellness Consultant, Author
Director of Wellness & Prevention United States Performance Center Former Professor: UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Director of Care & Feeding Partners: Providing health-related seminars and workshops for Children, Adults & Seniors for over 27 years National Marketing Director/ Research Specialist: NSA/Juice Plus Fitness Director: Mecklenburg Aquatic Club, Charlotte, North Carolina Author of:
- The Safe Exercise Handbook, 5th edition
- Wilby’s Fitness Book for children
- The Care and Feeding of a Dancer
- The Care and Feeding of an Athlete (NAPPA Gold Winner)
- The Care and Feeding of a Soccer Player
Toni Branner is a former dancer and captained the UNC-Chapel Hill’s “Tarheel” cheerleading squad for four years. She holds undergraduate degrees in Biology and Physical Education and received her Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she also served as director of the UNC Employee Health and Fitness center and as faculty member in the Department of Physical Education, Exercise, and Sports Science. Toni is the director of Care & Feeding Partners, a professional speaking and consulting business in Charlotte, North Carolina that provides seminars for professionals and the lay public on topics such as anti-aging, children’s wellness, motivation for lifestyle change, whole food nutrition, stress management, and safe exercise. She is the Fitness Director for Mecklenburg Aquatic Club in Charlotte and is the proud mother of Jenna and Will and the wife of Bill who is a physician. Toni serves on the boards and wrote curriculum for Let Me Run, a program for boys in grades 4 through 7 and Kid’s Heartfelt Health, an after school healthy cooking and fitness program. Her book for adults, “The Safe Exercise Handbook” (5th Edition) promotes the importance of a regular exercise program as a means of improving your health and quality of life. This book currently is used on US Navy aircraft carriers to guide military personnel through their workouts. “Wilby’s Fitness Book,” includes innovative ideas to help children stay healthy and feel good about themselves. Her newest series of books include: The Care and Feeding of an Athlete (NAPPA Gold Award Winner), The Care and Feeding of a Dancer (NAPPA Honor Award Winner), and The Care and Feeding of a Soccer Player give state-of-the-art training and nutrition information to young people. Toni volunteers in a different school every week teaching students to take responsibility for their own health. Through 29 years of wellness classes for children, adults and seniors, as well as numerous speaking engagements, workshops and academic presentations, Toni has shown thousands of people the way to prevent disease, eat healthier, perform effective, injury-free fitness and achieve optimal health. She is a gifted teacher, passionate about making a difference in the health of our world.