Bob's Blog

Insights, Information, and Inspiration.

01
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 per...

24
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....

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...

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...

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 yo...

24
06
2017

Biggerstrongerfaster

Most of the athletes (and their parents) who I work with want to improve their physical attributes toward a certain sport or activity. The whole exercise and fitness thing is a bit overwhelming to some of them. “Wh...