The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Subjects Invited for Immersion Pulmonary Edema Study

    Duke University contacted me regarding Swimming and Pulmonary Edema.They are recruiting experimental subjects who have experienced immersion pulmonary edema to participate in studies to investigate causes of this condition. The studies concentrate...

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  • 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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  • Fixing Posture - No Exercises Needed

    A widespread myth is that to fix posture you must strengthen sets of muscles.After spending time and money on strengthening exercises, people often wind up as stronger people with the same poor body position. The fallacy is that strengthening does...

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  • How To Join a Free Gym

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - how to get healthy, fun, functional natural exercise, get fresh air and needed sunshine, break out of old ruts, laugh, feel young, strengthen arms, legs, hands, practice balance, try something new, all at no charge:Go...

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  • World Vegetarian Day

    "Vegetarians have the best diet. They have the lowest rates of coronary disease of any group in the country. [T]hey have a fraction of our heart attack rate and they have only 40 percent of our cancer rate."—William Castelli, M.D., Director, Frami...

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  • Fast Friday - More Exercise Biking and Help Save the Planet

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - make light for more visible bike riding without battery waste and power pollution:Image via WikipediaGet an inexpensive bicycle light generatorUse you brains and hand motor skills to install it on your bicycle wheel w...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 6.8 Health Insurance Colorado

    Thank you Louise Norris for hosting Grand Rounds Vol. 6 No. 8 this week from the blog Health Insurance Colorado and including my article Fourth Group Functional Training Exercise, Functional Upper Back Stretch among the best medical writings of th...

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About the Author


M.Ed, PhD, FAWM

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

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