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That Chi running study…

June 26, 2013

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On a recent post someone left this comment: “People need to relearn how to walk. Chi Walking and Chi Running does just that. You’ve gotta look into it!” Because I’ve received four comments, not counting ones I’ve deleted, telling me to check out Chi running, I replied: Dear Chi / Wholistic running people, If any of you […]

The remote client process

June 20, 2013

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This and all posts are always up to date. I’m always accepting new clients and try to never have a wait list of more than a week. If it’s ever longer than that, it will be posted on the site.  – One of the emails I write the most is detailing the remote client process. […]

How many reps and sets to correct muscular imbalances?

June 20, 2013

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Before delving in, do not come away from this post thinking it’s as simple as “I need to work my glutes, X amount of sets and reps is optimal, that’s all I need to do in order to correct my imbalance.” That approach completely ignores what exercise you’re doing, your form, how much stimulus one […]

Beware of n=1

December 18, 2012

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When a study or survey is done, n refers to the sample size -the number of subjects in the study. So if you survey 1000 people, n=1000. In statistics and research, typically the greater the sample size the better. Because the greater the sample size the closer you get to studying the entire population you’re […]

Why you’re still in pain

August 8, 2012

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You’ve been doing all your exercises. You feel confident in your plan. Perhaps you’ve stumbled upon what “anterior pelvic tilt” means and think you finally found what’s causing your lower back pain. Or you’ve discovered what the rotator cuff is and you’re strengthening it. Or you’ve realized how awful your bench press form is. You’ve […]