Trash Truck Metaphor For A Sustainable Body

Trash Truck Metaphor For A Sustainable Body

Avoid Waste For A Sustainable Body This brief post is about two events related to sustainability, when it comes to the planet and our bodies. ONE, avoid wasting stuff: I went to take out the trash and recycling this morning. Glancing into the 'landfill bin,' I noticed that it was empty, after a whole week of living. Then I noticed that there was very little recycling, but I took that one down to the road. The ... Read more

Speedplay Hips, Another ‘So-Called Plantar Fasciitis’ Insight

Speedplay Hips, Another 'So-Called Plantar Fasciitis' Insight

Speedplay Hips For Better Foot Float A 'So-Called Plantar Fasciitis' Insight?  Believe it or not, this crudely made, old video has had over 15,000 hits! Those eight years of research on so-called plantar fasciitis drew my attention to the role of hip muscles in freedom of rotation of our feet. During today's 5k road race, I had an epiphany. It's just like those Speedplay pedals. It's all about float, or freedom ... Read more

ONLINE SURVEY: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Foot Symptoms?

ONLINE SURVEY: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Foot Symptoms?

Please consider filling out this survey. It could save people's lives. You have to use a desktop, not phone here OR Go to this Facebook page and scroll down on your phone. Create your own user feedback survey All help much appreciated, kev aka FitOldDog   ... Read more

Easy Vegetable Gardening With Aortic Disease

Easy Vegetable Gardening With Aortic Disease

Easy Vegetable Gardening? Easy vegetable gardening! Oxymoron? It's all a matter of letting nature (or gravity) do the heavy lifting.Each time I have such a task, I run a mental benefit-risk assessment.Do it myself or go get assistance?It's easy to strain your back in the vegetable garden. This is avoidable. For instance, forget double digging. You leave that to the worms. Furthermore, just like Ironman ... Read more

Perplexing Review Of So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Research aka Junk Science Garbage Based On BS

Perplexing Review Of So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Research aka Junk Science Garbage Based On BS

So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Research? 'So-Called' is clearly explained in the book. With which I'm pretty happy, on re-reading it. If you can enjoy re-reading a book you wrote, you're either insane or it's not too bad. There are already six reviews on Amazon, of which this one interested me. Why am I perplexed? Only three stars for a positive review. Is that a mixed message? Fascinated me, anyway. It was the ... Read more

Jack Heggie And Nociceptive Foot Pain Mind Control: Think Away Your ‘Plantar Fasciitis’

Jack Heggie And Nociceptive Foot Pain Mind Control: Think Away Your 'Plantar Fasciitis'

Nociceptive Foot Pain Mind Control Works You may be able to think your so-called plantar fasciitis away! Think of that! That'll save you a bundle of $$$ For someone with aortic disease, and peripheral vascular disease-induced calf claudication, I had a good day. 2.5-mile trail run with Willbe, our yellow lab (early morning). 35-mile bike ride, hitting the hills pretty hard (mid-morning). 2.5-mile ... Read more

Feet On Fire: Symptom Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm?

Feet On Fire: Symptom Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm?

Feet on Fire Saved My Life In An Ironman, in 2010 Another Case, Finally And another four today! Rocio, Frances, Mary, Kevin Comment by Kevin (Not FitOldDog): I went through that before I had surgery. Doctors just blew it off. I'd walk barefoot in the snow or soak in a bucket of ice water. Mayo Clinic - Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Symptoms Abdominal aortic aneurysms often grow slowly and usually ... Read more

Listen To Your Feet: My Feet And Ironman Saved My Life From An Aortic Aneurysm In 2010

Listen To Your Feet: My Feet And Ironman Saved My Life From An Aortic Aneurysm In 2010

Just imagine if I hadn't listened to my feet in 2010  If I'd gone to a doctor to solve my running foot pain! Instead of deciding to listen to my feet. And work it out for myself. Then I needed a doctor! Imaginary scenario concerning heading home from the doctor to be dead. Unless the doctor is an aortic surgeon in their spare time. Even then?? FitOldDog: Doc, I was in this Ironman race, and I was at ... Read more

Disclaimer: As a veterinarian, I do not provide medical advice for human animals. 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.