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Episode #38 An Interview With Jason Lewis – Human Powered World Adventurer

Open New Window | Download In this episode, I interview Jason Lewis, Author and the first person to circumnavigate the globe by human power. We discuss topics ranging from his ocean crossings, cycling through Europe, rollerblading through America, and Pedaling through the Pacific.   “Arguably, the most remarkable adventurer in the world today.”      …

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How To Stop Knee and Low Back Pain For Runners, Cyclists, and Triathletes

(0:00) This is a great exercise. A very simple exercise (0:03) for pain in the knee that’s (0:07) to the outside or the inside of the knee and also for lower back pain. (0:12) It’s great for cyclists and for runners (0:16) or triathletes. I’m a triathlete and (0:19) this has been really successful for me and for many of my clients as well…

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How To Stop Knee, Hip, and Back Pain and Tightness

(0:00) For knee pain – this is another exercise for knee pain. (0:03) Often times, I’ve already mentioned in another video that, with (0:07) knee pain, front of the knee pain, inevitably (0:10) the calf is incredibly tight usually (0:13) either from inactivity, complete activity and the (0:17) tissue is very hard and inelastic, or (0:20) from just over muscularization,…

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How To Stop Back Pain With The Bird Dog Exercise

(0:00) This is another great exercise for (0:03) knee pain, mid-back pain, and (0:06) sometimes hip pain depending on the problem. I’m basically doing (0:13) I think what’s called like a bird dog or a leg extension, a very straightforward exercise. (0:18) I’m going to do it in a particular way. (0:22) I’ll go ahead and turn sideways…

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Release Hips and Low Back Exercise

(0:00) Now I have a really easy and simple exercise. It’s very similar to another one that I showed earlier. (0:05) This one is actually for, (0:09) again, lower back pain and (0:12) tightness or pain in the hips or imbalance in the hips. (0:15) So if you’ve got some kind of higher hip or structural…

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Episode #36 Can Meditation Practice Improve The Health and Athletic Performance of Your Entire Family?

Open New Window | Download In today’s episode, I discuss the various scientific studies that quantify the positive effects of a regular meditation practice. Remember meditation helps to balance out the nervous system response- in study speak, it induces the Relaxation Response (RR). In my own language, it down regulates the stress response (sympathetic nervous system…

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Episode #35 Is Mindfulness Bogus New Age "Science"?

Open New Window | Download Mindfulness is often described in terms of meditation protocols and in a somewhat mystical way. That is a misnomer perpetuated by folks in the media who would rather relabel meditation by calling it something different. Mindfulness is not meditation. The mindfulness I am going to talk about today is actually a…

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How To Stop Back Pain Fast

(0:00) This is a very simple and straightforward exercise that (0:04) you can do for when you’re experiencing middle and upper back (0:09) compaction and pain either after a hard day at the office (0:14) or after a hard day in the saddle if you’re riding a bike (0:18) being in the aerobars. I’m a triathlete so (0:22) triathlon training can be, you know,…

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