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You, Inc.

You, Inc
Ever consider presenting yourself to a Fitness Venture Capitalist as an investment? If you do, the investor will, of course, want to know what your “personal fitness business plan” is. Have you ever even heard of one? Now that you have, this is the time to get it together and invest in yourself.

Top Ten Fit Tips for the New Year

2018 Top 10 Fit Tips for New Year
Each year we share our top tips for a fit New Year. All of us here at The Stone Clinic try to live these tips and see how we do. We recognize that the usual resolutions are often ignored or forgotten—so we try to recommend activities that are addictive. In a sense, we are “drug pushers”; we push endorphins, adrenaline, pheromones, and testosterone, the natural drugs that make our lives, and our patients’ lives, wonderful.

Time to Stop

Time to Stop
“Push through the pain.” “No pain, no gain,” we were told in our youth. These are outside voices – but listening to your body and knowing when to stop is the key to diminishing self-inflicted injuries and lengthening your sports career.

CrossFit for High Schoolers

CrossFit for High Schoolers
In high school and even earlier, serious athletes are continuing to train year-round in their single sport. The result? A loss in general fitness and an increased injuries. CrossFit’s training platform may be the antidote.

Protein: The Missing Ingredient

Protein: The Missing Ingredient
While there are varying statements on how much protein a person needs each day, my observation is that those levels are far too low when you are injured or sick. And, they are probably too low to keep you from getting injured and sick.

Travel fitness for the busy executive

Travel fitness for the busy executive
It is hard to stay fit when traveling each week. Between airline food, cramped airplane seats, hotels without gyms and time changes, the home-based fitness glow is dulled. Here are some tips for travel fitness for executives on the go.

What to look for in a physical therapist

What to look for in a physical therapist
To help you find a good physical therapist, here’s a guide to what we look for when hiring PTs, outlining the skills we expect them to bring to the patient and to the doctor.

Injury is a reason to exercise, not an excuse to avoid it

Injury is a reason to exercise
If an injury has been holding you back, here’s something to consider. We encourage our patients to view an injury not as the reason they don’t exercise, but as the reason they must.

“Bend ze knees,” to improve more than just your skiing

To become a better athlete, the ideal method is the simple squat exercise.
“Bend ze knees!” he shouted, “pretend like you are making love, ja!” Those were the memorable instructions I heard years ago from the Austrian ski instructor behind me on the Alps. They hold true today for all sports.

Keep it simple when it comes to food

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Many people are overwhelmed by the food choices and diet trends that make the news. What should you eat? What should you feed your kids? How do you teach kids about food and health, food and sports? I find it simple and would like to share my simplistic approach with you.

Back pain can be helped with physical therapy

Back pain can be helped with physical therapy
Back pain is the scariest of all orthopedic surprises, especially when you wake up in the morning suddenly bent over.

Don’t pedal faster than you can daydream

Don’t pedal faster than you can daydream
The end goal of activity was once a natural, post-exercise endorphin glow. Now this has been sidelined in favor of statistics and data. We focus less on how we feel and more on how we measured up to our previous results.

GMAs: Genetically modified athletes

GMAs: Genetically modified athletes
Athletes in this year’s Winter Olympics have been genetically engineered to perform.

Why being a hard-ass can sometimes be a good thing

Glutes control the power in the body
As you marvel the ability of ultra-fit athletes at the pinnacle of their sport, take some time to check out their butts.

Fit wishes for 2014

fit wishes 2014
We wish you a healthy and happy New Year!
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