The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Fast Fitness - Reduce Holiday Driving Stress, Increase Human Connection

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - Instead of cursing crowds, delays, weather conditions, and other drivers, spend your commuting and errand time every day in the car learning with audio books:Find your local library. Check the audio book section. Find...

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  • Fast Fitness - Neutral Spine in 5 Seconds

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - fixing painful swayback to neutral spine.If you have lower back pain after standing, walking, or running, or feel that you need to bend forward or lift one leg to relieve lower back pain, you may stand with too large ...

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  • Keeping Thai Massage Healthy Part III - Should You Do "The Blood Stop?"

    The previous three posts have started telling about Thai Massage. Thai massage is done lying comfortably on a soft mat on the ground. No table is needed. It is done clothed, except for bare feet. Most places in Thailand have Thai massage going on ...

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  • Flasher Exercises Not Best for Shoulder Pain

    In A Whole Big Fix Mike fixed several injuries and made the interesting statement, "I stopped cycling to improve my health."Back in December, I asked Mike if he wanted to get back to cycling and about his shoulder. While we were working on his sto...

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  • Thank You CRZEGRL Grand Rounds 6.7

    Thank you crzegrl, flight nurse for including my article Fitness Tests - Do They Do What They Claim? in this week's edition of Grand Rounds, Vol. 6 No. 7.She writes, "I didn’t realize that those old school fitness tests may have been all for naugh...

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  • Certification Workshops in Healthy Exercise and Fixing Injuries

    I will be running three Spring workshops. Come learn to fix injuries, and to identify and teach healthy therapeutic exercise. One of several top features of the workshops is that medical and health professionals learn together with those who atten...

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  • Fast Fitness - Stronger, Straighter Upper Back

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - Quickly strengthen and straighten the upper back, improve balance, and learn better shoulder position for reaching.Last Fast Fitness Friday started this one for a strong base. Now that you have practiced, add the uppe...

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  • Inspiring Update from Jill - Celiac, Knees, Fasciitis, and Restoring Happy Life

    Reader Jill hasn't sent a photo yet, but her words are a beautiful picture. Her story can help many readers stop pain and improve strength and function for happier daily life.In the post Lunges and Beans Jill commented on Celiac disorder, an immun...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 6.24 - Pain and Suffering Edition

    Thank You Health Business Blog for hosting Grand Rounds 6.24, "Pain and Suffering" edition and including my article Doctors Don't Prescribe Effective Back and Neck Pain Therapy - Exercise among the votes for best medical writing of the week.David ...

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  • Kettlebells Without Spine Injury

    Reader Dan wrote:"Hello, I'm writing as someone who has incurred a training-related lower back injury and who has great interest in your words on hyperlordosis. I am hoping that you might shed some insight on how to achieve a neutral spine while d...

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M.Ed, PhD, FAWM

Dr. Bookspan is an award-winning scientist whose goal is to make exercise easier and healthier.

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