Author: outsidedoc

Preparing Your Body For Your Favorite Activities

In the summer issue of Outside Magazine there’s an interesting article “Body Shop” by Matt Skenazy (Outside, summer 2021, p…

Fitness Trackers and Smartwatches: Can They Improve Your Client’s Health?

It wasn’t all that long ago when all “wearable fitness technology” meant was a simple pedometer—capable only of measuring an…

Getting Back Into Hiking

I had stayed away from hiking for a while when I had piriformis syndrome in my right hip. It’s doing…

Recumbents Don’t Need Clip-in Pedals- Who Knew?

First let me clear up a terminology issue. What I call clip-in pedals are usually called “clipless”. This odd term…

Integrative and Holistic Factors that Contribute to Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases are those that develop in conditions where the body’s cells are unable to distinguish between pathogenic cells and…

Benefits of Time-restricted Eating

Time-restricted eating is a type of intermittent fasting that I find easy to do. Lots of nutrition, longevity, and medical…

AFPA Graduate of the Month: Jenna Johnson, Holistic Nutritionist

During the last 26 years, we’ve certified over 119,000 health, nutrition, and fitness professionals. Each month, we recognize one of our…

Outing With Fellow Recumbent Riders

There is a meetup group called Bay Area Recumbent Cyclists that rides in various places in the San Francisco Bay…

Beautiful Backroads in San Benito County

My Tuesday group rode from a spot near the little town of Paicines in San Benito County, out neighbor to…

8 Condiments With Big Health Benefits To Add To Your Meal Plan

Chefs, cooks, foodies, food historians, and other people passionate about food will tell you – condiments give life to food.