by Dr. Dave


Yes even gyms have rules of etiquette and when someone is stepping over the line they need to be called out. Don't be the jackass that does a set and sits on the machine, checks his phone, watches a video, texts his mom then does another half ass set and repeats. Put...

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Hip Bone is Connected to the…

Often misunderstood, the hip joint in one of the most critical joints of the body and one of the most neglected. I regularly get patients in that say my hip hurts so my first question is to point to your hip. This is frequently met with a look of surprise suggesting...

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Take a Hike

I can’t think of a better way to get in a bit of exercise and fresh air that to take a hike. Weather you choose to hike through a scenic national park or a city park, a good brisk walk is good for the mind, body and soul. Depending on your existing physical condition...

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Active Rest

An oxymoron or a terrific exercise concept? Both are correct.  Active rest is utilizing the time between exercises to do either another exercise or stretches that effect the muscles you are working. Another concept of active rest alternating workout days with...

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The Big T

Testosterone, One of the biggest trends of today is hormone replacement therapy for men, is it right for you? Studies have shown that men’s level of testosterone can drop 1-3 % per year after the age of 40, potentially that’s 60% by the age of 60. The first thing...

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Water, drink more of it! There is an epidemic of malnutrition going on. Although water is not classified as a food because it has no calories it is by far the most important nutrient we consume. The human body is 75% water, we function because we are a chemistry lab...

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The Core

You hear it all the time, gotta take care of the core, but what actually is the core? The most common belief is that the core is just the abdominal muscles, some school of thought will add in the back muscles, pelvic muscles even some shoulder muscles. Being a body...

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Worst Exercise Ever, SLR

 I just can’t stay silent anymore. Every day at the gym I watch one member after another doing a straight leg raise, a roman chair leg raise or some variety of “sit up” (all hip flexion activities) , with the intention of working their abdominal muscles. Please stop...

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That Senior Moment

Don’t deny it. You have experienced it. That helpless feeling of not remembering what you entered a room for, where you left your keys, what that person’s name is or what you were supposed to do on the way home. Senior moments are defined as the forgetfulness found in...

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Fore The Golfer – Warm Up

*This was written for golfers but can be beneficial for anyone participating in a physical activity such as pickle ball, tennis, softball, etc. For many of us, the only warm up we get before a round of golf is bending over to put on our shoes. Ironically, we can’t...

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Extraordinary magic

is woven through

ordinary life,

look around.

Sometimes you have to let go of the picture of what you thought life would be like and learn to find joy in the story you are actually living.

There are no shortcuts. Work hard, be patient, consistent and never give up.