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  • New Program - Exercise is Anti-Aging Medicine

    The 16th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine & Regenerative Biomedical Technologies, will be held at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Washington, DC. July 17-19.The meeting marks the launch of a new curriculum of "Exer...

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  • Green Water

    Commercially bottled water may not be a healthy fitness drink, from the container it comes in to the water inside.The water may be no healthier than tap water, the plastic containers may leach chemicals into the water they hold, and the bottling, ...

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  • Happy Birthday - Pearl Turns 100!

    On Sunday Feb 14, 2010, Pearl turns 100 years old!We arranged to travel to her 100th birthday celebration in Los Angeles, USA, from Thailand where we have been training for the last 6 weeks. We have long connections in Korea; it will take that l...

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  • Are You Always Colder With Exercise In Cold Water?

    It is winter in the northern hemisphere. Outdoor swimming and boating waters range from chilly to frozen. A widespread assumption is that exercise in cold water always makes you colder. Some scuba diving textbooks assert that cold water will cause...

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  • Paralympics Torch to Light on August 28

    The flame for the 2008 Paralympics Games will be lit on August 28 at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing China.The torch relay continues nine days until the start of the 13th Paralympic Games on September 6 in Beijing.Paralympics Games are an internat...

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  • What Works Better Than Knee Surgery?

    New studies have been making big health news. These studies conclude that knee surgery is not needed to rehabilitate after several kinds of knee injuries, and that "question the benefits of the surgery." This information is not new. How do I know ...

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  • Ironman Triathlon

    This is fun - this article is the 600th Fitness Fixer post.Yesterday's post started a series on Triathlons. Triathlon races of different names, organizing bodies, and distances are held year-round. The Ironman is a trademarked name of one particul...

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  • Healthy Halloween - First Do No Harm

    Halloween - the time when I takHalloween - the time when I take off my lab coat for work, and others put them on for costumes. A time when we dress as groups who pledge: "An it harm none, do what ye will" also stated as, "First, do no harm." Who a...

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  • Upper Back Exercise and Neck Pain Prevention Too

    Western boxers and students of many martial arts are often taught to hunch their shoulders and lower their head to protect their neck. Box-aerobics students (and teachers) also often jut their head forward thinking it looks tough, or more authenti...

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  • Fast Fitness Friday

    Beginning next Friday, I hope to post a fun technique each Friday that you can read quickly and use right away in a busy healthy lifestyle. Regular full posts continue the rest of the week.Watch for Fast Fitness.Send healthy requests and ideas.Pho...

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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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