Fast Fitness - Strengthen Many Places at Once
Here is Friday Fast Fitness - quick strengthener for arms, shoulders, body, legs, hands, feet. Healthier than bending over for rows (hard on discs) and more functional strengthening than lying on a bench:Hold a tucked pushup position - tuck shown...
Physician Told Her Give Up, Fitness Fixer Made Her Able
Another reader named Lisa wrote in with a success story. This Lisa had not been active for many years. Her doctor had told her the way to stop injuries from running was to give up running. She is now successfully doing marathons, changing to healt...
Fast Fitness - Eighth Group Functional Training: Spine and Shoulder Stability With Overhead Motions
Here is Fast Friday Fitness - eighth in the series of Functional Fitness Training (Bookspan Basics) to teach your group, teams, classes, students, kids, battalions, or self. In this Bookspan Basic Training, you train positioning and muscle skills ...
Thank You Mother Jones for Grand Rounds 3.13
This week Mother Jones, RN, created a colorful Charles Schultz "Peanuts" themed Grand Rounds 3.13 on her blog Nurse Ratched's Place.The web version of Grand Rounds is a weekly collection of many medical post from all over. Peanuts character, Charl...
Thank you Grand Rounds 3.39
Thank you Codeblog for hosting Grand Rounds 3.39 this week and for including my post Teen Dies After Using Soreness Rub.The web version of Grand Rounds is a weekly medical web post that recommends notable medical posts of the week.
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,...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...