The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Fast Fitness - Happy New Year of Fitness

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness for the New Year- Knowing What Is Fitness.Being fit of body and mind is not doing a bunch of artificial rituals in a gym.True fitness is how you live your life. How you treat yourself and others. How you walk, bend and ...

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  • How Good Would You Look From 400 Squats a Day - Just Stop Unhealthy Bending

    Imagine how good your legs would look if you did 400 squats and lunges a day, and how many calories you would burn. Using your legs would strengthen them and reduce risk of both osteoporosis and arthritis. It has been found that a major predisposi...

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  • How To Remember Good Kid Lifting and Carrying

    Back pain from lifting and carrying babies and young children is common. Rehab and PT programs commonly have people spend time (away from their children and other important things they need to do) to lift weight to strengthen back muscles.Here is ...

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  • Fast Friday - Oblique Core Strength and Balance on the Ball

    Here is Friday Fast Fitness -Here is Friday Fast Fitness - develop strong side abdominal and back muscles, and train balance at the same time:Put both hands on the floor and step one foot up onto an exercise ball of any sizeStep the other foot up ...

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  • On the way to Thaipusam

    We hope to be leaving soon for the Thaipusam - Exercise of Body and Spirit. Click the link to see interesting exercise and wound healing.

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  • Changing Thai Massage to Be Healthier Part I - Avoid Pressuring Lower Back Discs

    In the previous post, What is Thai Massage? I explained that many moves in Thai massage are beneficial, with a few to avoid. One of these less than healthy moves involves the practitioner pushing your back and neck forward into a stretch.The post ...

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  • Grand Rounds 4.35 and Ankles

    Thank you Grand Rounds Volume 4 Number 35 for including my post Fast Fitness - Sprain Prevention and Rehab Training among the best medical posts of the week.In a hospital, Grand Rounds is a lecture for doctors about a patient or topic. On the web,...

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  • Exercise is More Important Than Calcium Supplements for Bones

    A study making recent news concluded that taking calcium supplements does not do much to reduce bone fractures in childhood or later life. The study did not cover all reasons, but it does not stand alone. Studies over many years show that bone den...

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  • Tour De France 2008 and Increasing Aerobic Capacity

    The Tour de France is a 23-day bicycle race. This year it runs from July 5 to 27, 2008. It is a stage race, broken into individual races, from one town to another. The number of stages has varied over years since the tour began in 1903. Course dis...

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  • Reader Gains Academy Appointment for Making Community Projects Healthy

    Stuart W first contacted me with dozens of great observations and questions about fixing his injuries, tightness, and tension headaches using methods of healthy mechanics I developed. It was apparent that Stuart would soon be fixing more than hims...

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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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