The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Thank You Grand Rounds 6.6 for Halloween

    Thank You Code Blog for collecting the best medical articles of the week for the Halloween Edition, and including my Kneecap Tracking article among the scary entries. A reader's doctor says the fix for tight knee muscles is to cut the muscles. Tha...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 6.17 - Food as Medicine

    Thank you Dr. LaPuma at Let Food Be Your Medicine Too for hosting Grand Rounds 6.17 and including my article Fast Fitness - Happy New Year of Fitness in the Grand Rounds collection of best medical writing of the week.The theme of Grand Rounds thi...

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  • Get Certified, Fix Injuries

    This event has already occurred:On Saturday May 16th 2009, I will be offering an opportunity to learn many techniques in one day, and pursue certification.I will teach two different workshops. Come learn to fix injuries for yourself and others.Opt...

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  • Thank you Grand Rounds 4.13

    Thank you Shiny Happy Person for hosting Grand Rounds 4.13. She selected the best medical posts for this week and described them all entirely in haiku.She included my post Prevent Knee Pain When Rowingand wrote:Advice on rowing:It’s better for yo...

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  • Blood Hero

    The previous post mentioned I am writing from the meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Yesterday the ACSM ran a blood drive at the conference center. At a blood drive, volunteers donate a small amount of (their own) blood; on...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 5:11 - Death and Transfiguration

    Thank you to the blog mexicomedstudent.com for including my post 14,000 Miles on a Bike - Herniating and Fixing Discs in this past week's edition of Grand Rounds.On the web, Grand Rounds is a collection of the best on-line medical posts from the p...

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  • Are You Stronger Than A 67 Year Old Lady?

    My student Leslie is 67 years old. She has been working with me for several years. Click the arrow of this 30 second movie to watch her knock off 30 pushups.At around the 25 second mark of this short movie, enjoy the reaction of the student who wi...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 4.38

    Thank you John Crippen for hosting Grand Rounds this week on his blog NHS Blog Doctor, and for including my post Exercise and Aging - Don't Limit the Patient to Limit the Pain among his selections for best medical posts of the week.Perhaps he used...

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  • Thaipusam

    We are in Malaysia for the Thaipusam. At the first full moon of the Tamil month named "Thai" when the Pusam star is highest in the sky, the Tamil community and others celebrate the festival of Thaipusam.People fast, wash, pray, and give thanks by ...

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  • Collapsing Astronaut Gives Healthy Reminder

    On Friday, a day after the shuttle Atlantis returned after 12 days at reduced gravity, one of the astronauts collapsed twice during the welcome home ceremony. The reasons are the same as what happens here on Earth.When you stand and sit on Earth, ...

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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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