Robert Hopper has assisted thousands of adults in realizing their fitness goals. The author and wellness expert’s previous books include The HSA Strategy and Healthcare Happily Ever After. Dr. Hopper attended the Ohio State University, where he won an NCAA swimming championship and set the American record for the 200 individual medley in 1965. He earned a master’s in physiology in 1970, the same year he patented a swimmer’s weight-training system now used by colleges and universities throughout the United States. He received his PhD in exercise physiology from the University of Southern California. At Occidental College, he taught the health benefits of exercise and coached swimming and water polo. He went on to found a health-management consultancy and a private insurance agency. Dr. Hopper is a member of the Occidental College Aquatics Hall of Fame and the Ohio State University Varsity Hall of Fame, joining the ranks of such athletic stars as Jesse Owens and Jack Nicklaus.