The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • How Strong Is Your Arm?

    Is your arm strong enough to put down the junk food, soda, ice cream, French fries, fast food, cookie, processed sugar products masquerading as sports food, lunch meats, Danish, donut, cigarette, chips, pretzels, recreational drugs.They are not he...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 5.43 Medicine & Technology

    Thank you to the blog Medicine & Technology for including my post Extending The Envelope - Military and Civilian in this past week's edition of Grand Rounds, Vol. 5 No. 43.The theme of this Grand Rounds was high tech in medicine. Dr. Joseph Ki...

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  • Lower Back Pain and Golf

    Lower back pain is a common problem for golf players. Pain is sometimes attributed to twisting the torso during the swing. The "twisting theory" seemed reasonable, since that is when many people feel the pain. However, the main problem is not twis...

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  • New Year's Resolutions Made Easy

    For all the things you look forward to doing in the New Year, here are the links for all Fitness Fixer posts so far.The system does not yet keep a sidebar or other list of all post labels, so I made one for you as a holiday gift. You can bookmark ...

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  • Reposting - Physician Told Her Give Up, Fitness Fixer Made Her Able

    Last week, several Fitness Fixer posts did not become viewable after writing and posting them. One reappears here (hopefully) with the rest to follow this week. Photos will not load at all, so I have included links to view them at another page. Ma...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 3.52

    Thank you Kerri for including my post Back to School - Healthy Sitting in Grand Rounds, this week hosted at SixUntilMe.The web version of Grand Rounds is a weekly medical web post that recommends notable medical posts of the week.

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  • All the More Reason To Try - Exercise to Overcome Each Difficulty

    E-mails and questions pour in - "I am weak from a recent bout of flu, will strengthening help me? I never had strong legs, should I bother doing leg exercise? My shoulders do not stay straight, they just become round when I let them, does that mea...

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  • Labels Labels

    Healthline blog posts have a new helpful tool to find posts on the topic you want. Look below each post to find a list marked "labels: "Each label is a keyword for a topic that appears in that post. Click any of the labels in the list to get (ho...

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  • Forensic Anthropology and Bone Density

    A few weeks ago, I attended a lecture on forensic anthropology. In general, this is the study of things you can tell from human bones in a crime setting. How old was the person? Were they male or female? How big were they? What was their probable ...

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  • Junk Food Through Your Skin?

    We live part of each year in Asia. For a few months, I was posting articles for you from various villages. The town shower of one is pictured at right - not the hut, the outdoor green post with hose. Imagine what the Internet café was like.On the ...

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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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