June 29 2011
NY Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy (NYSM) is pleased to introduce their newly published booklet, Running Without Injury. The booklet is a collaboration between Dr. Michael Neely, a leading NY sports... View More
June 23 2011
Loyola University Health System is launching an innovative new Running Clinic that will help runners avoid injury, improve their stride and boost race times. During the one-hour, one-on-one clinic, the... View More
June 22 2011
With how much time people spendsitting hunched over atdesks and computers or stuck intraffic on their commutesto and from work, it's no surprisewhen we see a clientwith poor posture. Not only does poorposture... View More
Cross Body Shoulder Stretch (start)
June 22 2011
In the latest edition of Functionally Fit, Brian focuses on shoulder impingement, demonstrating an exercise to specifically address posterior shoulder tightness. Shoulder impingement and rotator cuff tendonitis... View More
June 22 2011
It's a simple thing. Sign up for an online personal training platform, write up a little blurb about it on your website, and you'll get a ton of new online clients from every corner of the world... ...a... View More
June 22 2011
Ourindustry has proven that peopleloveto exercise in groups. Today'smoreprogressive health clubsandworkout facilities are makingdramaticchanges in their layoutsandalso in their target markets tooffertheir... View More
June 22 2011
Each issue I'll going to be reviewing a dietary supplement the good, the bad and sometimes, the ugly. On the docket: Ribose. Ribose is a type of sugar that isn't made by your body. Due to promising data... View More
June 22 2011
Over the last several years, more and more tools and gadgetshave been addedto a fitness professional's toolbox. With the clutter in ourtoolboxes, we oftenforget the tools that got us to where we are.Let's... View More
June 17 2011
Coaches, physiologists and athletes alike will attest to the importance of warming up before athletic competition. Warming up increases muscle temperature, accelerates oxygen uptake kinetics and increases... View More
June 15 2011
People lose 30% of their muscle strength between the ages of 50 and 70 years. However, maintaining muscle strength in old age is enormously important in order to maintain mobility and to be able to lead... View More
T Spine Mobility Start
June 8 2011
As he wraps up his tight-ankle series, Brian demonstrates two effective body weight training exercises to improve closedchain ankle dorsiflexion.If you're just beginning the series, check out Ankle Dorsiflexion... View More
June 3 2011
Approximately 3,000 years before Richard Knerr and Arthur "Spud" Melin released the "Hula-Hoop," Egyptian children would make circles from dried grape vines and swing them around their waists. The ancient... View More
FW Reaching Lunge
May 18 2011
As he wraps up his tight-ankle series, Brian demonstrates two effective body weight training exercises to improve closedchain ankle dorsiflexion. If you're just beginning the series, check out Ankle... View More
Soleus Foam Rolling
May 4 2011
In his last column, Brian demonstrated screening tools used to asses and identify ankle asymmetries. In this column, Brian demonstrates a basic series ofexercises to begin mobilizing the soleus and addressing... View More
May 4 2011
This comprehensive guide to avoiding andovercoming running injuries is a must for all fitness professionals who traindistance runners. Beginning with healthy training practices, Running Doc'sGuide to Healthy... View More
May 2 2011
Our culture is in a state of crisis with obesity at an all time high, affecting 33% of the population. Besides the obvious challenges of being overweight or obese in our world, when it comes to exercise,... View More
May 2 2011
Childhood obesity is a growing problem today, and the demand for fitness programs aimed at the general teen and kid population is also increasing. But training kids is not the same as training adults,... View More
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April 29 2011
By now weall know that many athletes, depending on their sport, need carbohydrates tomaximize their performance. In fact, hundreds of studies conducted over thepast several decades have shown that carbohydrates... View More
April 27 2011
The benefits of a personal trainer and the convenience of the Internet have come together in the latest fitness trend: online personal training. This concept emerged about ten years ago, but in the past... View More
Half kneeling ankle dorsiflexion assessment (finis
April 20 2011
Brian turns his focus to ankle tightness in the first of a three-part series. This column offers two exercises to detect differences in the ankles.See 'Related Resources' below for past Functionally Fits... View More


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