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09
2017

Pride goes before the fall

There are six things the physical therapist hates, seven that are detestable to him: inflexible hips,        worn out shoes, a recliner chair that encourages kyphotic posture,        a forward head with no recourse a person with poor balance           yet goes to the gym and sits on machines.  ...

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08
2017

The Perspective Diet

“What kind of diet do you follow …pretty clean, right?” “Nothing, really. By typical American standards, clean. By fitness culture, athletic and other standards, I eat like a garbage disposal.” I’m (semi) often asked about diet for fitness and sports performance....

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...