Healthy lifestyle expert and author Marilynn Preston (Dr. Jock) will speak at Headquarters Library

November 3, 2017

Alachua County Library District welcomes journalist, healthy lifestyle expert and author Marilynn Preston, also known as Dr. Jock, on Monday, Nov. 13, 6 p.m., to Headquarters Library, 401 E. University Avenue. Dr. Jock will talk about her book All is Well: The Art (and Science) of Personal Well-Being which is based on her 40 years of experience writing America’s longest-running syndicated fitness column – Energy Express.

Meet Dr. Jock and learn more about her book which offers readers a welcoming evidence-based path to more joy, greater health and sustained happiness – three essentials of a healthy lifestyle. All is Well is a timely and provocative guide to living your best life, It covers topics such as: eating clean, going green, losing weight, adding muscle, living longer and dying more easily.

Preston is an ACE-certified fitness trainer and certified Wellcoach. Her own practice includes yoga, race walking, kayaking, cross-country skiing and wine tasting—not on the same day. She’s circumambulated Mt. Kailash in Tibet, climbed Mt. Olympus in Greece, bicycled in France, golfed in Bhutan and scuba dived in the YMCA pool in Chicago. Join her next big adventure – getting people to create their happiest, healthiest lives by reading All is Well.

For additional information, visit the Library District’s eBranch at or call (352) 334-3900.


If a person with a disability needs an accommodation in order to participate in this event he or she is entitled, at no cost to him or her, to the provision of certain assistance.  Please contact the Alachua County Library District at 352-334-3910 at least three (3) days prior to the event.  TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service). 

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