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Your toxic lawn

Your toxic lawn

Which lawn looks better to you? The lawn on the left is almost entirely grass and it's a uniform shade of ...
Guest article: Fear dreads resilience

Guest article: Fear dreads resilience

For today's guest article, I thank Cameron Stout, who writes Light At Sea - Self Care in the time of corona and ...
Do this every day to keep your brain sharp

Do this every day to keep your brain sharp

Write the alphabet with your non-dominant hand. This forces the brain to forge new learning pathways and new ...
Running efficiency at any speed

Running efficiency at any speed

When I was training for the half-marathon, I wasn't too concerned about my speed. I just wanted to finish. And not ...
Palpation is more accurate than I thought

Palpation is more accurate than I thought

I use palpation as one of my primary diagnostic tools. My years of experience give me confidence that I’m picking ...
Does this supplement solve the exercise paradox?

Does this supplement solve the exercise paradox?

Even though exercise is one of the best ways to improve your ability to deal with stress, exercise itself is ...
Training for a half marathon. Chapter 6: I nearly passed out

Training for a half marathon. Chapter 6: I nearly passed out

I must have looked wasted. My wife was quite worried. She was ready to meet a friend for lunch but wouldn’t leave ...
Regaining health – one man’s story

Regaining health – one man’s story

Personal story of one man's recovery from poor health.
I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 5: I can talk myself out of anything

I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 5: I can talk myself out of anything

Despite a temporary issue with right trochanter pain, my training was going well. So I set off one morning to ...
Stress: Attack of a saber-toothed cat? Or social isolation?

Stress: Attack of a saber-toothed cat? Or social isolation?

I’ve read it or heard it a hundred times. You have too. It’s the classic depiction of the human “fight or flight” ...
Build stress resilience

Build stress resilience

Stress is bad for your health. But it’s not as bad for some people as it is for others. In part, it could be that ...
Rehab exercises for the hip, trochanter, piriformis, iliotibial band, and sacroiliac joint

Rehab exercises for the hip, trochanter, piriformis, iliotibial band, and sacroiliac joint

I've just finished my exercise video Strengthening Vertical Landing and Lateral Shift. It can help runners, ...
I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 4: My hip rehab program

I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 4: My hip rehab program

After a few training runs I began experiencing some hip pain (trochanteric regional pain syndrome -- here's a link ...
Dr. Lavine’s 15 minute self-care program for the low back

Dr. Lavine’s 15 minute self-care program for the low back

I've just posted my video "Dr. Lavine's 15 minute self-care program for the low back" on Youtube. If you've had ...
I’m running a half-marathon. Chapter 3: I got hip pain

I’m running a half-marathon. Chapter 3: I got hip pain

Analyzing the biomechanical forces that contribute to pain in the area of the hip.

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