The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Thanksgiving Greeting to Readers

    Today is Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. Thanksgiving was last month in Canada. Thank you readers, every day for all your stories and enthusiasm. Thank you for using my work to make yourselves and the world healthier and happier.Three p...

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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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  • Thank You Grand Rounds Pharmamotion

    Thank you to Dr. Flavio who writes the blog Pharmamotion for including my post Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery Unnecessary in Grand Rounds Vol. 5 No. 30.He put my ACL post in the category, "Good stories for patients."It is important to kn...

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  • Reps of Exercises Don't Fix Pain; Fixing Causes Does

    Monica from Montana bent over dogs daily in her dog boarding kennel. She spent the summer doing stretches, exercises and going to chiropractors for severe back pain. She did all her "sets and reps" (repetitions) of the exercises her various practi...

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  • Comment Replies Not Posting

    Hello Fitness Fixer Readers. Thank you for the great comments you have been leaving on posts of your successes and some great questions. I have prepared replies to several readers, however these replies are not posting. I have sent them on to Heal...

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  • Exercise and Stretch for Long Travel Sitting

    We have just gotten home to Thailand after over 40 hours of flights. It would have taken longer to walk here, so we are happy. We unfolded husband Paul, just under seven feet tall, from the seat. During the next month and a half we will travel on ...

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  • More Fun Squatting

    The previous post, Achilles Stretch in the Bathroom, explains how and why the squat is a functional lifestyle exercise, good to stretch the Achilles tendon and get strong, shapely leg muscles. By keeping both heels down and your weight off the fro...

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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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  • Fast Fitness - Run Faster

    The Shinobi no Mono, or the Ninja of old Japan, were renowned for their running speed and endurance.Running drills called "ashi" (foot or feet) were an important part of Ninjutsu physical training. Try this basic Ninja ashi, or running drill:Put a...

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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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