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About dmartin1977

NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist and a nutrition geek with an interest in fat loss and maintenance.

Low Back Pain and Dysfunction… Back Pain Part 2

You can derive a few clues about the source of general dysfunction or even pain related to kinetic chain dysfunction just by looking at an individual’s static posture. The way a person stands(or sits) while in a rested state in … Continue reading

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Welcome Back (literally)… Back Pain Part 1

My clientele usually fall into 3 categories of fitness: very active, moderately active and sedentary. The very active individuals are usually young athletes or weekend warriors who have good mobility and posture and normally show few signs of dysfunction in … Continue reading

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Reset Part III: It’s All About Timing (Well, A lot about Timing)

One aspect of eating for fat loss that isn’t talked about nearly enough is determining the ideal times to eat certain macronutrients. When you eat, your body breaks down and uses that food for different functions and the way the … Continue reading

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Complementary Corrective Exercise

When under the care of a chiropractor there are exercises that are very complementary to the adjustments performed. These exercises can speed up and maintain the progress made via the adjustments the chiropractor has made to the cervical, thoracic and … Continue reading

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Reset Pt II: Prepare Yourself. Summer is Coming.

  A week or so ago, I was joking with a client about how it was about 100 days until Memorial Day- the unofficial start of summer for most people. The funny thing to me is that most people won’t … Continue reading

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Greener Pastures Part 2

In our last post, we discussed animal products- mostly meat- and the considerations that should be made when choosing the types and quality of beef, chicken and pork that is consumed. In this post, I want to deal specifically with … Continue reading

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Greener Pastures Part 1

I’ve made many recommendations on what to take out of the diet. Today I start making specific recommendations on what you should put into your diet for optimum health. A couple of terms you will hear me use- sometimes interchangeably … Continue reading

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