The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Grate Christmas

    Readers have been asking about overeating, drinking, not having time to exercise, and overstressing on the holidays. Is it unavoidable? How can you resist things that are bad for you. Of all times to mark an occasion that is meaningful to you, tha...

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  • Fast Fitness - Make Your Own Device to Strengthen Arms, Upper Body, Balance, and Core Stability

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - Get intensive upper body and core training, balance, fun, and another use for the stability board you built in October 24th's Fast Fitness - Make Your Own Balance, Agility, and Leg and Ankle Retrainer.Photos are still...

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  • Fast Fitness - Make Your Own Balance, Agility, and Leg and Ankle Retrainer

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - how to make your own device to get a high tech workout that retrains important motor skills, balance, and lower limb proprioception. Proprioception means to know where and how your body is moving.Put a sturdy board o...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds Healthcare Technology News

    Thank you Healthcare Technology News for hosting Grand Rounds this week and including my article Forward Air Head Syndrome - Doing Sets and Reps and Missing The Point of the Exercise in the list of best medical writing for the week.Congratulation...

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  • The Story of the Black Belt

    My Tuesday night martial arts class students continued transformation to healthy behaviour. Instead of chatting noisily, they sat quietly straight and relaxed. They sat down on the floor without needing to use their hands. Their equipment was neat...

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  • Space Walks

    The space shuttle Endeavour landed yesterday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.Endeavour's two-week assignment to the International Space Station was shortened for safety arrangements concerning Hurricane Dean.The Endeavour name uses British spel...

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  • Fixing Upper Back and Neck Pain

    The post Breasts Causing Upper Back Pain is a Myth explained that a tilted-forward position of the head and neck, called a forward head, is not the normal tilt to the neck. It is an avoidable slouch that causes much upper back, neck, and shoulder ...

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  • Top Diabetes Treatment is Exercise

    Diabetes causes such serious health problems that the risk of death is twice as high for someone with diabetes compared to someone of similar age without. More than 20 million people in the US have diabetes (colloquially called "the sugar" disease...

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  • Arthritis, Hip Pain, and Success With Running

    Ted loves to run. We previously fixed his back pain from running. We kept in touch about all his successes with pain free running. A few years later he wrote, worried that his hip x-rays showed severe hip arthritis and an old hip injury hurt. We ...

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  • Fixing Foot Drop

    For someone with "foot drop," the front lower leg muscles are too weak to lift the foot upward at the ankle. The foot hangs downward instead of lifting upward to take each step. Gait is altered and the front of the foot may slap the ground with ea...

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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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