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  • Exercise and Weight Loss Reduces Kidney Disease and Death

    We recently found a cure for "irony deficiency disease." My near-7 foot tall husband and I were walking to a Vidocq forensic society meeting. A bake sale was set up in the building lobby - junk food, refined junk pastries, pies with artificial col...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • Fast Fitness - Straighten and Stretch Hip While Strengthening Core, Arms, Legs, and Balance

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness - Increase strength and muscular endurance of your body working as a whole, and learn to keep neutral spine and good hip position against resistance.From a pushup position, turn to the side, raising one arm overhead, h...

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  • Independence Day for Fitness

    Today is Independence Day in the United States. The Declaration of Independence was drafted in June of 1776. Signing began by July. The paper itself didn't grant independence - work continued until independence came a few years later. After gettin...

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  • Fast Fitness - Strengthen Hand and Wrist

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - strengthen forearm, hand, and wrist while practicing a useful skill (functional exercise).Use a screwdriver to push in and turn a screw into a block of wood. Then drive two more.Using the same hand, reverse direction ...

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  • New Years Resolutions for Fitness Success - Reader Hall of Fame

    Happy New Year to readers on the Gregorian Calendar.Happy day to the rest.For your New Year's Resolutions, here are real stories from readers that appeared here on Fitness Fixer.Readers tell how they used these methods for stronger, healthier, pai...

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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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