Health, fitness advice from ‘Ultimate Guy’ could help you with New Year’s resolutions

Ballard is an emergency medicine physician and an assistant professor. His undergraduate degree is in exercise science.

If your New Year’s resolutions include a healthier lifestyle, then here’s a little help from one of our own.

Augusta University’s Dr. Jedidiah Ballard – the 2016 Ultimate Men’s Health Guy – provides health and fitness tips every Wednesday on WRDW-TV News 12 and its sister station WAGT-TV NBC 26 Augusta.

In case you missed any of the “Paging Dr. Ballard” segments in December, you can access them by clicking on any of the topics below.

Wednesday, Dec. 28
Paging Dr. Ballard: Best Butt Workouts

Wednesday, Dec. 21
Paging Dr. Ballard: Guilt-Free TV

Wednesday, Dec. 14
Paging Dr. Ballard: How to Prepare for Holiday Parties

Wednesday, Dec. 7
Paging Dr. Ballard: Handling Your Sugar Intake

Wednesday, Nov. 30
Paging Dr. Ballard: Ways to Stay Motivated for the Gym

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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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