The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Fast Fitness - Build Brains and Help People

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - instead of eating junk food and playing violent video games, try a fun game to build your English vocabulary and help impoverished areas.Click www.FreeRice.comA word appears with possible definitions. Click your choic...

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  • Forward Air Head Syndrome - Doing Sets and Reps and Missing The Point of the Exercise

    After the article Help Yourself last Monday, I received many notes from readers. Almost a dozen the first few hours. Notes saying that that once they understood how my method changes "doing" exercises into stopping causes of injury, they tried to ...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds Sharp Brains

    Thank you to the blog Sharp Brains for including my post Vertebral Artery Compression, Dizziness, Discs, and the Forward Head in this past week's edition of Grand Rounds.You can't have SharpBrains without brain blood flow.On the web, Grand Rounds ...

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  • The Olympics, The Challenge

    The Summer Olympics of 2008 begin this Friday. Reader Mike asked in the comments to the post Not Old for the Olympics Part II that in addition to other performance enhancements, is it fair to have superior inherited ability?Mike wrote,"This was a ...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds M.D.O.D.

    Thank you M.D.O.D. for hosting Grand Rounds and including my post Living Under The Sea among the best medical posts of the week.In a hospital, Grand Rounds is a lecture for doctors about a patient or topic. On the web, Grand Rounds is a weekly li...

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  • Health Homework Becomes AntiObesity Chronic Disease Reality Check

    Jeff & Sabrina sent me an e-mail that their 7th grade son was given a school assignment about the "proper amount of calories to have a normal weight" but with junk foods listed in the menus.They made a video of the events, explaining,"Could it...

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  • ThankYou Apple Quack Grand Rounds 4.51

    Thank you to the blog AppleQuack for hosting Grand Rounds 4.51, and including my post Medical Dictation Software Fun.Click the post to find out what it has to do with sting rays. We still don't have a working refrigerator.On the web, Grand Rounds ...

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  • What Does Stretching Do?

    Stretching has been shown in some studies to prevent injuries or pain, or improve athletic performance. Based on this, gyms are filled with people stretching - often in tight, unhealthy ways that re-emphasize the rounded forward postures that caus...

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  • Fast Fitness - Sprouts Inside and Out

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - easy, good tasting, healthful food you can grow yourself in your kitchen. Sprouting seeds can be fun to do with children to teach them many things about food, responsibility, biology, and more. Mung beans are a good e...

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  • Fast Fitness - Strengthen Yourself by Lifting Up Others

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - strengthen your thoughtfulness by uplifting your community:Carry simple thank you notes with you, and a working pen.Write and leave a short sincere thanks to those who often deserve and rarely hear the words.Ideas - c...

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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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