Injured Or Just Sore? 7 Ways To Tell The Difference

To lift or not to lift? Ah, that is the question! You are probably sitting there wondering whether you should go to the gym or call the doctor.  “Did I injure myself or am I just extra sore from my workout?”  Because, yes, a hard workout can make you really sore the next day. But […]

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How To Choose The Best Turmeric For Pain Relief

Traditional eastern medicine uses turmeric to treat a wide variety of conditions. And it has a long history of use as a cooking spice. Many of my patients ask me about taking turmeric after their workout to prevent pain and inflammation, or for treating their arthritis. And so I’ve looked into the research and found […]

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The 12 Most Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How To Treat Them

I take care of hundreds of painful shoulder injuries every year.  And I spend a lot of time in the gym. So I get to see all the mistakes people make while exercising and how it can mess up their shoulders. And I don’t want you to become one of those statistics! Fortunately, shoulder pain […]

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Three Techniques to Stop Negative Self-Talk

Have you ever stopped to think about how you talk to yourself? Are you your own greatest cheerleader? Or are you your greatest critic? Negative self-talk is when you tell yourself things like “I can’t do it” or “I’ll never get this” or “I should just stop trying.” Negative self-talk can lead to poor performance […]

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Positive Self-Talk: Four Techniques To Improve Performance

How many of you have had a bad day and thought “I suck, I’m never going to get this” or maybe “I should just give up, I’m getting any better.  In fact, I might be getting worse!” I’m sure you have. Most of us do! But would you ever say something like that to one […]

Distal Biceps Tendinopathy: Prevention and Treatment

Sun’s Out, Guns Out! Everyone likes to have nice, toned arms. And a key to that is some great looking biceps! But that takes a lot of work. And all those hammer curls and pull-ups can take a toll on the tendons of your arms. That’s why distal biceps tendinopathy is one of the most […]

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Shoulder Stretching For Athletes: 7 Simple Movements

In this article, I’m going to show you some stretches beyond all those ones you see on pop magazine websites. With our advanced guide to shoulder stretching we can help you nail those PR lifts. These shoulder stretches can improve your kipping pull-ups. They can help you finally get that overhead squat. And help you […]

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Are masks effective against the coronavirus disease?

There has been plenty of debate about wearing masks to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.  And with good reason.  At the start of this pandemic, we didn’t really have much scientific evidence.  And what little evidence we had involved other diseases, like the flu, which can’t be applied to the COVID-19 virus, SARS-CoV-2 or […]

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