Healthy Lifestyle Enthusiast & Activist
Jesica Cockerham is a health activist, organic lifestyle enthusiast, volleyball coach, freelance writer and creator of RunOnOrganic.com. She’s also a marathoner, health nut and fitness guru whose mantra is “Make Good Use of Your Pulse.” She co-founded Further Faster Forever, a community born online to encourage active individuals everywhere to challenge themselves every day. She believes in a nutritional foundation based upon balance & emphasizing organic & raw vegetables, fruits and superfoods.
What first motivated you to pursue a healthier, cleaner diet?
I have been an athlete since I was a very young girl. My drive to be the best in my sport led medown a path of choosing the highest quality foods to fuel my body.
Pick six words to describe “healthy living”
If you had to choose one, what would be your favorite fruit and favorite vegetable and why?
Kale: I feel like I’m getting the biggest nutritional bang for my buck
Do you have a guilty pleasure food, and if so, what is it?
It’s so bad, so good and happens rarely–but: french Fries & fancy sauce (ketchup + mayo)
What type of physical activities do you participate in and why?
Weight Training & Running–It makes me feel alive, empowered & strong.
What advice would you give to someone who is considering making positive changes to their diet, exercise regimen or lifestyle in general?
Get in there, start grinding & start making the healthy choices. Once you experience what healthy feels like, you’ll be naturally driven to keep it up.
Anything else important we should know about you or that you wanted to mention?
Make Good Use of Your Pulse. Live full throttle.