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Misunderstanding energy leaks when sprinting in the transverse plane

May 8, 2017

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[client is dumbbell bench pressing and obviously tired] [client rests with weights down at their chest] – Me “If you want to rest that’s no problem, but rest with your arms straight up rather than at your chest. It will make it easier than coming up from a dead stop.” Rocket scientist client from MIT “Oh, […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #18

February 6, 2017

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – For the “exercise has failed” crowd Some have said exercise and […]

Turning 30: It’s not your body is suddenly falling apart, it’s it can’t recover like it used to (why are UFC fighters so old?)

January 23, 2017

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Mid to late 20s is when most athletes peak. There are exceptions like gymnastics (peak is earlier) but for the major sports we watch, football, hockey, basketball, baseball, the 20s are the golden years. That doesn’t mean nobody above 30 will compete in these sports, but they’re usually past their prime and not at the […]

Understanding why hallux valgus occurs and fixing it without surgery

January 18, 2017

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Below is the table of contents for A Guide to Correcting Hallux Valgus. Afterwards there is the understanding section, which is free. You’ll then find the purchase button to get access to the fixing section, along with more info as to what’s in it. Or if you’re of the “Just tell me what to do […]

Protected: A Guide To Correcting Hallux Valgus (Without Surgery)

January 18, 2017

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Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #16

October 12, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – There are more homeless people in San Francisco than Bangkok Yet, […]

Understanding the divergence between athletic and academic performance

June 27, 2016

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I wrote a series called Rethinking youth fitness. One of the parts was When you’re getting good at sports, you’re not getting good at something else. We’re going to expound on that in a different way. I largely ignored research in the series. I want to take a look at one study to hammer this home some […]