Plantar Fasciitis Research Survey: Data Collection Continues!

Plantar Fasciitis Research Survey: Data Collection Continues!

FitOldDog's Plantar Fasciitis Research Survey Receive your free e-book Fit And Active Into Old Age, With FitOldDog Create your own user feedback survey Working to find a plantar fasciitis cure that works for everyone! Continuing our plantar fasciitis research!  Don't rely on magic, help our research effort!  PS If the link to the e-book didn't work on your system, just send me an e-mail ... Read more

Should Older Athletes Shift From Intensity To Volume?

Should Older Athletes Shift From Intensity To Volume?

Older athletes: intensity or volume? Older athletes are less flexible, they recover more slowly, and they would most certainly benefit, by transitioning from intensity to volume. I was running track the other day. Along came a guy, a sprinter, and I thought, "That looks dangerous." I was busy with 3 x 1-mile repeats, real easy. He was sprinting 200 to 400s. In pain! He came walking by me, as I was ... Read more

Plantar Fasciitis Hip Stretch Or A Tennis Ball For Pain In Area 4

Plantar Fasciitis Hip Stretch Or A Tennis Ball For Pain In Area 4

Plantar Fasciitis Hip Stretch? Sure! There's more to plantar fasciitis than heel pain! My second plantar fasciitis case was a tough one to solve. It went like this: Bike wreck at World's Half Ironman Championships in Las Vegas - these things happen, -> Sub-luxated (mild dislocation) my pelvis, but I didn't know it. -> Out of alignment (think wear on one side of your car tires) for over a ... Read more

Exercise Works: Why Isn’t This Image In Every Doctor’s Office?

Exercise Works: Why Isn't This Image In Every Doctor's Office?

Yes! Exercise Works! These images should be in every doctor's office! Why aren't they? Exercise works! Why not??? I just don't get it! FitOldDog   ... Read more

Vegan Athlete With Aortic Stent: Luckier Than Albert Einstein!

FitOldDog Is A Lucky Aortic Patient Research Investment, And Lots Of People Thinking! Aortic stent technology has come a long way. Thank goodness. I was in the hospital overnight, for my abdominal aortic aneurysm stent graft placement. Almost six(6) years later, I'm still competing in Ironman races. Here is a little about Albert Einstein's treatment for AAA - the best available at the time (Full article on ... Read more

Vegan Nutrition Carboloading: Potatoes, Rice, Pasta Or Bread, And B12?

Vegan Nutrition Carboloading: Potatoes, Rice, Pasta Or Bread, And B12?

Vegan nutrition is a fascinating topic. Especially for the plant-based athlete. Vegan nutrition? A contentious topic, in many circles! Don't miss FitOldDog's vegan nutrition carb survey, at the bottom of the page! Vegan nutrition, doing it right. First, let's get vitamin B12 out of the way - does our need for B12 mean we have to eat meat? No! Just read this article, entitled: "Vital Wisdom: A Journey of ... Read more

Knee Tendonitis And Aortic Aneurysm As Teachers And Ironman Training Tools

Knee Tendonitis And Aortic Aneurysm As Teachers And Ironman Training Tools

Knee Tendonitis, A Training Tool? Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) as a training tool, too? Absolutely! I love Ironman training, but if I push myself too hard my old knee tendonitis rears it's ugly head. Furthermore, I don't want to break my AAA stent graft (I did bugger it up once, but it's been fixed). How do knee tendonitis and an aneurysm come together as training tools? Having a life-threatening ... Read more

Vegan Athlete And Plant-Based Veterinarian, With Healthier Prostate!

Vegan Athlete And Plant-Based Veterinarian, With Healthier Prostate!

I became a vegan athlete on August 4th, 2015 The prostate health benefits are amazing! Vegan Athlete To Vegan Chef Haven't been tempted to eat meat, dairy or eggs, ever since. Funny thing is, as an ex-chicken wing eating expert, my whole mindset to food has shifted. I also feel good about myself, as a vegan veterinarian. Am I crazy? Yes! I'm crazy about my new life-style. I can also see how it is ... Read more

Disclaimer: this publication does not provide medical advice. If you undertake or modify an exercise program, consult your medical advisors before doing so. Undertaking activities pursued by the author does not mean that he endorses your undertaking such activities, which is clearly your decision and responsibility. Be careful and sensible, please.