The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Get Certified, Learn With Fitness Fixer Personally In Colorado USA in July

    In July, I will be back at the annual conference of the Wilderness Medical Society in Snowmass, Colorado to teach three workshops. Six actually. By demand, I will be giving each one twice to allow more people to learn.My classes are eligible for c...

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  • Fast Fitness - Using Perceived Exertion

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - Perceived Exertion!What is it?Perceived exertion is your own description of how hard you are exercisingPerceived exertion is usually described on a scale of 1 to 10 (very, very easy to extremely hard).Until recently,...

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  • Do Body Building and Vegan Go Together?

    Here is the latest fun update from Robert Davis on losing fat and increasing strength and flexibility. He has been sending success after success using Fitness Fixer techniques:"I have noticed a big improvement since I started in my flexibility. I ...

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  • Doctor Fakes Benefits in 21 Pain Pill Studies

    A news report published in several publications including The Wall Street Journal stated that anesthesiologist Scott S. Reuben faked data so that it would seem that benefits occurred from painkillers like Vioxx and Celebrex. The studies had been p...

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  • Better Hip Stretch - Check Your Ankles

    We are on the long trip south to Malaysia. The next posts will tell the interesting story of why. The previous post Unhealthy Yoga Ankles showed how you can reduce the good stretch on the hip and increase a bad stretch on the ankles by letting you...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 4.8

    Thank you Dr. Anonymous for hosting Grand Rounds 4.8 this week. In a hospital, Grand Rounds is a lecture for doctors about a patient or topic. On the web, the weekly Grand Rounds is an electronic post that lists its vote for the best medical posts...

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  • Labor Day Recharge

    Today is Labor Day in North America.Labor Day is an annual national holiday developed over 100 years ago as a tribute to the worker. It is generally less political than May Day, and more a day to renew yourself away from work.Go away from the comp...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 6.22

    Thank You MDWhistleblower for hosting Grand Rounds Volume 6, Number 22 and including my article Hospitalization Increases Fractures In Elders.On the web, Grand Rounds is the weekly collection of the best on-line medical posts from the past week.A ...

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  • Exercise in the Heat

    In the hot days of summer, common warnings involve avoiding the heat. What about the advantages of heat? Hot environments can improve your health in several ways.Done right:Exercising in the heat improves your fitness level and ability to exercise...

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  • Lunges and Beans

    To get a better lunge stretch and stop pressure on the medial knee (the side facing the other leg), don't turn your back leg outward (left photo). Turn your back foot parallel, and face forward (right photo)The previous post Hip Stretch While You ...

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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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