The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Back to School - Healthy Sitting

    The mind can only absorb what the tushy can endure. Better sitting can make better work along with better health. If your back or neck hurt from sitting, here is how to change it.You don't need special or ergonomic chairs, keyboards, or desks.You ...

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  • Muay Thai Monks on Horseback

    E-mails have come in since I posted that we were on our way to the Monks on Horseback in the northern Thai mountains. Readers wanted to hear about our stay.We live in Asia part of each year. We traveled north to visit our friends and teachers who ...

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  • Happy Mothers Day

    Wishing everyone a Happy Mothers Day, for your mother, a mother, yourself, and Mother Earth.Click Healthy Mothers Day for health and fun.Photo by Araleya

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  • Thank You HealthCare Reform Grand Rounds

    Thank you Healthcare Technology News for including my post Prevent Back Surgery in this week's Vol. 5 No. 35 edition of Grand Rounds. They wrote, "Jolie Bookspan finds that a major overlooked part of health care reform is that many standard paymen...

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  • How To Join a Free Gym

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - how to get healthy, fun, functional natural exercise, get fresh air and needed sunshine, break out of old ruts, laugh, feel young, strengthen arms, legs, hands, practice balance, try something new, all at no charge:Go...

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  • World Vegetarian Day

    "Vegetarians have the best diet. They have the lowest rates of coronary disease of any group in the country. [T]hey have a fraction of our heart attack rate and they have only 40 percent of our cancer rate."—William Castelli, M.D., Director, Frami...

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  • Fast Friday - More Exercise Biking and Help Save the Planet

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - make light for more visible bike riding without battery waste and power pollution:Image via WikipediaGet an inexpensive bicycle light generatorUse you brains and hand motor skills to install it on your bicycle wheel w...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 6.8 Health Insurance Colorado

    Thank you Louise Norris for hosting Grand Rounds Vol. 6 No. 8 this week from the blog Health Insurance Colorado and including my article Fourth Group Functional Training Exercise, Functional Upper Back Stretch among the best medical writings of th...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 6.9 How to Cope with Pain

    Thank you to the blog How to Cope with Pain for hosting Grand Rounds Volume 6, Number 9 this week and including my article Reps of Exercises Don't Fix Pain; Fixing Causes Does in the list of best medical writing of the week.How to Cope with Pain i...

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  • Thank You Grand Rounds 6.20

    Thank you Edwin Leap at edwinleap.com for hosting Grand Rounds 6.20 this week and including the Fitness Fixer article New Understanding of Hyperlordosis and Disc Injury among votes for best medical writing of the weekNew Understanding explains how...

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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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