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How your environment makes you overeat, how men and women are different with food, and how to get your bartender to give you more alcohol

January 30, 2012

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I recently read Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think and I thought I would post my notes on the book. I highlighted various quotes and added commentary. I’ve posted an interview with Brian Wansink (the author) before here: “How external cues make us overeat.” “This book is not about dietary extremism – just the […]

Interesting reads

January 26, 2012

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Are your shoes killing you? -This just in, high heels are uncomfortable and aren’t good for your feet. The inefficiency of local food -For all the organic zealots out there. The smokers’ surcharge -Awesome idea. Going on a diet? Start paying in cash -Another little way your environment can influence how much you eat. From 234 lbs […]

ACL and meniscus rehab days 22-28 (week 4)

January 26, 2012

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Week 4 was a pretty quiet week. Not a whole lot changed from week 3. I used a little more weight and went a little bit longer on the elliptical. Also, the proprioception exercises got harder.   Post-op Day 22-28 (Week 4) Routine schedule: Day 22: ROM, Proprioception, Strength Day 23: ROM, Conditioning, Proprioception Day 24: ROM, Proprioception, […]

Example of impaired movement causing lower back pain

January 19, 2012

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I’ve written about how impaired movement can cause shoulder pain here and here. Time for an example of poor movement causing lower back pain. When Michelle started with me she had been out of work for a year due to her debilitating lower back pain. She could barely stand. In just about every case of […]