The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Fast Fitness - Dynamic Partner Balance Challenge

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - fun challenge for body stabilization, strength, speed, and balance with a friend.Stand facing a partnerStand on one foot, pressing the other against your partner's raised foot.Push, pull, surprise your partner with un...

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  • Do Fun, Not Exercise

    Today I took a break from a study we're doing, to do the Leg Stretch That Strengthens Arms in yesterday's post. It is a good exercise that you can do quickly.A pile of assorted scientific utensils fell out of my pockets, along with pens, rulers, s...

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  • Comments, A Medical Conference, New Findings on Discs

    By the time this post comes out, we should be halfway out West to a medical conference. I'm presenting a study, which took years to do, and which found something unexpected.I am a medical researcher. I find out the things that doctors (with any lu...

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  • Train Exercise is Exercise Training

    Reuters News India reported that yesterday in the eastern state of Bihar, the driver of a stalled electric train asked passengers to help get it moving again. We call this a G.O.P. car (get out and push).The train had stopped in an electrically ne...

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  • Fast Fitness - NoCost Hand Strength and Rehab Equipment

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness -hand exercise without rehabilitation equipment.One of the exercises against repetitive strain syndrome is to exercise the muscles that open the hands. There are expensive commercial devices you can buy for this. One co...

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  • Where Did Your Labels Go?

    How do you keep a search engine happy? Programmers, marketers - do you have ideas how we can write the blogs to better feed the search engines? They seem hungry.Healthline wrote,"In part of our ongoing testing, we've discovered that the addition o...

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  • Valentine Family Exercise

    Valentines Day is for everyone, not just couples. It is healthy to have active fun with family and friends too.Monday's post Valentine Partner Pushups gives a fun partner exercise idea. Here are more variations for active fun with children and fri...

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  • Thank You SharpBrains Grand Rounds - Brain and Cognition Edition

    Thank you Dr. Alvaro Fernandez for hosting Grand Rounds this week and including my article Fast Fitness - BIPOD Reader Prescription for Healthier Feet in the list of best medical writing of the week. Congrats featured reader Paul J, who prescribed...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 4.37

    Thank you Happy Hospitalist for hosting Grand Rounds 4.37 this week and for including my post Indiana Jones Rocket Sled among the selections for best medical posts of the week.The Happy Hospitalist said, "Where can you read about "doing an Elvis" ...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 3.21

    "Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well"- Voltaire (French Philosopher and author)Thank you to Jenni at Chronic Babe. Jenni collected medical blogs from this past week to compose Grand Rounds 3...

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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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