The Fitness Fixer
The Fitness Fixer
  • Thank You Grand Rounds 4.04

    Thank you NY Emergency Medicine for hosting Grand Rounds 4.04 this week. On the web, each Grand Rounds is a post by someone who does the meticulous work of gathering their choices for the best medical posts of the week.NY Emergency Medicine incl...

    Read more »

  • When Did Health Become Thinking Out Of The Box?

    We're just back from teaching the medical school elective in wilderness medicine. Each year I teach there, working over my birthday. Same food as last year. But the creek was thinly iced - good for ice swimming.Before lecturing, I worried that my...

    Read more »

  • Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

    This morning, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released "The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans." The guidelines describe, "the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits." ...

    Read more »

  • Good Deeds With Good Bending

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - do good deeds using good bending. Readers Jeff and Sabrina made and sent this video:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBXyNQHkjeE&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] if the movie doesn't load here, try:http://www.vegs...

    Read more »

  • Thank You MyThreeShrinks for Grand Rounds 3.32

    Thank you MyThreeShrinks for hosting Grand Rounds 3.32 this week at their site Shrinkwrap, and for including my post Exercise Your Sense of Humor. They also produced a podcast.The Internet version of Grand Rounds is a weekly medical web post that...

    Read more »

  • Fast Fitness - Contest: What Does It Take To Sit Upright?

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - a Contest!Conventional beliefs about posture include that you must do certain exercises or stretches or strengthening to change your posture. Is that true?Look at photo 1 and 2 and answer the simple question below:Pho...

    Read more »

  • Rocky IV and Head Injury

    The BBC news reported this week that, Kickboxing 'causes brain damage.' The news story stated that a recent study showed: "Kickboxing can cause damage to the part of the brain which controls hormone production." However, it is not kickboxing, but ...

    Read more »

  • Fast Fitness Friday - Strong Spirit

    If someone cuts you off on the road or in a line and pushes ahead of you:Smile, nod, and wave them ahead.They may be on their way to the hospital. They may have just lost their job, their mother, their child. It may be their last day on Earth. The...

    Read more »

  • No More Ankle Sprains Part II

    The previous post How To Treat Ankle Sprains and Prevent Them promised another effective technique on the missing link in preventing and rehabbing ankle sprains in today's post. It follows below. First, it made news yesterday that a well known nam...

    Read more »

  • Fast Fitness - Fixing Yoga Warrior and Lunge Exercise to Neutral Spine

    Here is Fast Friday Fitness - quickly change your posture to change your luck on Friday the 13th. Hyperlordosis (swayback posture) seems to be unlucky - it causes lower back pain. You can do this in seconds to make a certain change to healthier sp...

    Read more »

Advertisement

About the Author


M.Ed, PhD, FAWM

Dr. Bookspan is an award-winning scientist whose goal is to make exercise easier and healthier.

Advertisement