The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Fast Fitness - Recycling and the Movie "Garbage Dreams"

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - Recycling trash is honorable and beneficial for people and Earth.The word 'Zabal' is a person who collects trash. The Zabaleen of Cairo are a class of people who for generations, have collected the city's trash by han...

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  • What Medical Students Told Me About Nutrition

    Early tomorrow we're traveling to the Great Smokey Mountains of Tennessee to teach for a week at the Wilderness Medical Society medicine elective. I posted about the elective in December.This year I will teach the medical students the entire curri...

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  • Mr. America Urges Goodness and Responsibility

    Mr. Jim Morris is the 1973 AAU Mr. America and 1996 Mr. Olympia Masters Over 60. He is now 72. Mr. Morris is a vegan bodybuilder who reminds people that body building involves selflessly looking outward to do good, rather than focusing only on app...

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  • Ivy Fixes Neighbors Fitness - Making Results Last

    Ivy from New Zealand continues making her community healthier, one neighbor at a time. What does she do that helps so many? Here are just a few stories from her many updates:In December 2009, Inspirational Ivy wrote me:"Thought I would share this ...

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  • Fast Fitness Friday - Strong Spirit

    If someone cuts you off on the road or in a line and pushes ahead of you:Smile, nod, and wave them ahead.They may be on their way to the hospital. They may have just lost their job, their mother, their child. It may be their last day on Earth. The...

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  • No More Ankle Sprains Part II

    The previous post How To Treat Ankle Sprains and Prevent Them promised another effective technique on the missing link in preventing and rehabbing ankle sprains in today's post. It follows below. First, it made news yesterday that a well known nam...

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  • Fast Fitness - Fixing Yoga Warrior and Lunge Exercise to Neutral Spine

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - quickly change your posture to change your luck on Friday the 13th. Hyperlordosis (swayback posture) seems to be unlucky - it causes lower back pain. You can do this in seconds to make a certain change to healthier sp...

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  • Leg Stretch that Strengthens Arms

    Readers have e-mailed for more upper body strengtheners.Increasing upper body strength helps many things. The post Quick and Fun Arm and Body Strengthener listed several benefits to your health and daily activities, and gave a quick, fun upper bod...

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  • Fast Fitness - Strength, Abs, Balance, and Ankle and Leg Stabilization

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - quickly increase functional stabilization of the knee, leg, and ankle while increasing overall strength and balance.Anyone can lift weights, but can you do it balancing on a basketball? Get started by standing on one ...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 3.36

    Thank you to MedSkool for including my post What Does Stretching Do? in this week's Grand Rounds. Grand Rounds is a weekly selection of notable medical posts of the week.

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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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