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March 25, 2016

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You can click to find out more about each product. All purchases have refund guarantee and direct customer support, from me; not a machine. (Sorry, no soothing hold music.) After buying something, if needed you can reply to the confirmation email to ask a question. None of that annoying “Do Not Reply” or “noreply@WeDontCareAboutYou.com” stuff. Data […]

Poor posture influencing poor deadlift technique? (deadlifting is not only a forward and back exercise)

December 2, 2016

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A now remote client emailed me initially about some lower back problems they were having. Despite doing everything they possibly could think of, reading many articles on T-Nation, enlisting the help of a person or two very well known in the fitness world, they were still having issues deadlifting. “I realized that I was fairly quad […]

How much more room could we have on airplanes if we weren’t overweight?

November 14, 2016

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I recently read an article about how the amount of unruly incidents on planes has gone up 17% in the last year. It’s hard to imagine the increasing sensation you’ve unintentionally signed up for a gang bang -due to the proximity to other people- isn’t at least part of the reason for this increase. Being […]

How personal trainers are doing in regards to automation

November 7, 2016

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A couple years ago I wrote a piece on dementia using artificial intelligence as a jumping point. I alluded to AI taking jobs, what’s commonly referred to as job automation. One way I framed this was artificial intelligence, or machines, can do a lot of things. Things we often consider very hard. You might have […]

Looking at Steph Curry’s shooting problems in the 2016 playoffs

November 2, 2016

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Let’s get this out of the way- too often on the internet you either want to suck someone off or kill them. Steph Curry went from golden child to getting shit on in every respect since the NBA Finals. People even went after his family, including his three year old daughter. The schadenfreude got pretty wild. It’s why I’ve […]

Posted in: Knee Pain, Pain, Sports

Why eccentric exercise can help achilles tendinopathy

October 26, 2016

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A disturbing trend that appears to be coming back is emphasizing a need to load painful conditions. I’ve worked with a significant amount of 50 year olds and up. I consistently have to remind them to not go into pain when exercising. “Oh, I thought if it hurt that means I need to make it […]

The variables and an equation to consider when starting a physical activity

October 24, 2016

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A common scenario I run into with clients is once a given issue -like a hip, shoulder, knee, etc.- has calmed down and is doing well, or after a long layoff, how does one go about returning to previous, or new, activities? Running was problematic for your knee. Now the knee has calmed down and is […]

Posted in: Miscellaneous, Pain, Sports

Understanding differences in return to play in different sports, after an ACL tear

October 19, 2016

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In NFL players, 63% got back on the field after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction For wide receivers and running backs, for those who return performance is decreased by a third (getting back on the field is not the same as returning to the same level of play) In NHL players, Those who tear their ACL play an average 2.8 […]