Rehabilitative Exercise

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on rehabilitative exercise...
Beyond 10,000 steps: more evidence that exercise intensity counts

Beyond 10,000 steps: more evidence that exercise intensity counts

Walking up to 10,000 steps a day is good for preventing dementia. Walking fast is even better.
Five supplements with potential benefits for endurance athletes

Five supplements with potential benefits for endurance athletes

Five supplements that can help athletes train harder and recover more quickly form a workout
Nutrition & hydration after an event or a rigorous training day

Nutrition & hydration after an event or a rigorous training day

Replenish fluid and your carbohydrate and protein stores as soon after a race as possible.
Nutrition and hydration strategies for race day

Nutrition and hydration strategies for race day

Nutrition and hydration strategies to help you achieve your goals in endurance sports events
Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Carb loading? Strategic nutrient intake leading up to race day

Basic outline of carbohydrate loading and training strategies for the days leading up to race day
Stronger together: The science behind the Happy Trails Running Club

Stronger together: The science behind the Happy Trails Running Club

Social support improves health behaviors and helps athletes achieve more. That's the science behind the Happy Trails Running Club.
I couldn’t take the heat

I couldn’t take the heat

How much does higher temperature slow you down when running? There's a formula for that......
Baby steps: how I shaved 15 seconds per mile off my running speed

Baby steps: how I shaved 15 seconds per mile off my running speed

By increasing my running cadence to 180 steps per minute, I shaved 15 seconds per mile from my running pace. Try it!
Ice versus heat

Ice versus heat

For years, the RICE protocol (rest, ice, compression, elevation)has been the standard approach to healing from an injury. But it's all wrong.
Why you have to strengthen your soleus muscle

Why you have to strengthen your soleus muscle

The soleus is a large calf muscles with a distinct role. Strengthen it to prevent injury, improve running performance, and slow cognitive decline.
Spinal adjustments are even better for knee pain than rehab exercises

Spinal adjustments are even better for knee pain than rehab exercises

Recent research shows that spinal adjustments of the low back and pelvis help relieve knee pain even better than rehab exercises do.
Just finished the 2021 Half Marathon – here’s my takeaway message

Just finished the 2021 Half Marathon – here’s my takeaway message

My lesson from running the Princeton Half Marathon? You've got to fight....for your right....to party!
Protect your health when you’re chained to your computer

Protect your health when you’re chained to your computer

If you work at a computer, you have to get up and move periodically throughout the day. Here's a simple protocol that will protect your health.
3 exercises for the upper back & shoulders

3 exercises for the upper back & shoulders

Three exercises for the neck, upper back and shoulders.
The plié – best rehab exercise for the knees and much more

The plié – best rehab exercise for the knees and much more

The plié - a basic dance exercise - is the best way to strengthen the knees while preparing the body to absorb vertical landing forces.

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