16
08
2017

A word on running faster…

The idea of running fast requires some context. Are we talking about moving 5-yards as typically demanded of an offensive (football) linemen? Are we referring to covering 26.2 miles in less than X hours:minutes? Does the activity also require rapid and frequent changes of direction? The stage is set...

10
08
2017

Run for the Hills!

…a small tip for getting back to running. If patients in my office are a somewhat representative sample of the entire population of people with orthopedic issues, there are many people in the “I’d like to get back to running” boat. They want to run for weight management, fitn...

09
08
2017

What’s the Big Deal About Dead Lifts?

“We see you make all the dead lift comments and entries into the Dead Lift Photo Gallery…So what’s the big deal about dead lifts?” Why are dead lifts useful and awesome? Oh, here are a few of the reasons. -Because dead lifts are a part of everyday life, unless you’re go...

31
07
2017

Kids & Lifting Weights

“Is it okay for young kids to be lifting weights? Won’t it stunt their growth or damage the growth plates?” The conventional thought for training moving kids less than 14 (or so) years of age is that you provide them with structured callisthenic type bodyweight exercises, variation...

15
07
2017

Invincible Star Power for Acute Pain

Most everyone knows what a star does for Super Mario Brothers characters (and their spin-offs). Touching the star provides a limited duration of invincibility. I’m certain that the programmer who originally thought of this concept back in the ’80s was inspired by a dose of prednisone. [P...