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61 years old; pain free knees and feet

March 27, 2012


This is one of my prouder accomplishments as I still see Carol weekly (in passing) at the gym. Yet, I only worked with her for one hour. She deserves a lot of credit for being extremely diligent and consistent. And for those who are asking, yes, many people with flat feet can regain their arch(es). Bolding is […]

“Booty by Brian” (TM)

March 15, 2012


“Both myself and my identical twin sister trained with Brian for 1 year. The difference in our strength, endurance and confidence is great! His knowledge on personal training and overall exercise physiology is amazing. I was experiencing considerable pain in my right shoulder caused by a previous sports injury, and Brian evaluated my injury and was […]

Reconstructive ACL and meniscus repair physical therapy weeks 9-12 (month 3)

March 15, 2012


Rather than continue posting one week at a time, I decided I would post a few weeks in conjunction with one another. Weeks 9-12 mark the third month of rehab. Overall, other than consistently needing to achieve full knee extension the first 6 weeks or so, this has been a pretty smooth process. I’ve barely […]

The best damn IT band stretch ever

March 4, 2012


The most commonly cited reason for stretching the iliotibial (IT) Band is to alleviate knee pain. Before we can state the best way to stretch it, we need to talk about what the IT band is, and then how it influences knee pain.   What is the IT band? It’s imperative to note the IT […]

Negative people make us fat, your posture can make you depressed, I hate the biggest loser

March 1, 2012


The Happiness Advantage is a simple thesis: We typically believe the path to happiness involves working hard, doing the right things, becoming successful, then we will be happy. The argument is achieving our goals causes our happiness. Shawn Achor (author) argues this is backwards. People who are already happy are the ones most likely to work hard, do […]