FTP Testing

It’s time to move past FTP

March 25, 2018 0

FTP, or Functional Threshold Power, is a method to determine the onset of lactic acid. Like the Conconi test in the 80’s, it is a simple, yet inaccurate way to estimate the onset of lactic […]

running muscle use

A Runner’s Guide to Optimum Muscle Use

August 3, 2017 0

I frequently see runners with overuse injuries. Most of the time; performance declines and injuries happen when muscles are fatigued. If you want to run faster, safer, and smarter, you need to understand how the […]

Sports Med

The Role of Sports Medicine in Endurance Athletics

July 17, 2017 0

I’m always jealous of reading articles about elite runners and their sports medicine teams. They have daily access to sports medicine doctors, physical therapists, nutritionists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and the list goes on. If […]

Metabolic Field Testing
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Metabolic Field Testing

April 5, 2017 0

Have you ever shown up at the doctor’s office and, suddenly, your main problem has gone away? I’m sure you have, because it happens all the time. Usually there is some sort of provocative test […]

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A Sports Medicine Look at Barefoot Running

April 4, 2017 0

The forefoot/midfoot strike has gained popularity recently among runners, triathletes and ultra-marathoners. While there is nothing new about it, barefoot running (and the oxymoronic “barefoot running shoes”) have regained popularity in large part due to […]

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Exercise is Medicine

April 2, 2017 0

Exercise is Medicine for: Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Schizophrenia, Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple sclerosis, Obesity, Hyperlipidemia, Metabolic syndrome, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Type 2 diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Cerebral apoplexy, Hypertension, Coronary heart disease, Heart failure, Intermittent claudication, […]