• custom oesh create OESH Create Press Release

    Press Release PDF Virginia healthy women’s shoe company launches a unique 3D printed sole that lets you make your own custom shoes Regional innovator’s expansion initiatives rooted in industry-first, science-backed, sustainable design     Charlottesville, VA, October 19, 2021 — OESH Shoes announces the launch of their newest and most innovative product yet, OESH Create, [...] Continue Reading
  • Resolutions: treadmills, shoes, garlic & kale, and vitamin D

    If any of your resolutions involve walking or running, you must read my blog post My scientific/personal advice for treadmill training. Even though I wrote it on New Year’s Day six years ago, everything in it remains true today. The science is the same; only the shoes are better – instead of “La Vidas” we’re [...] Continue Reading
  • Stay Healthy: 5 Ways to Exercise at Home

    The consensus among my physician colleagues is that there’s no better time than now to be fit and healthy. And with more and more mandates and recommendations to stay home to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, you may be wondering how you can exercise at home to stay fit. Here […]

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  • Foot Core OESH Shoes Are You Exercising Your Foot Core?

    The Foot Core System One of many nice things about human movement research is that you get to work with some truly brilliant people, like Dr. Patrick McKeon who published an article, “The foot core system: a new paradigm for understanding intrinsic foot muscle function,” in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. I had the pleasure […]

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  • Arch Muscles have a purpose, and yours are perfect!

    Now, THAT was a really nice study about arch muscles For one reason or another — as a scientific advisor, peer-reviewer, or just to stay current — I read a lot of scientific articles. And every so often, I might say out loud, “Now THAT was a really nice study.” Myself having published many scientific […]

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  • Spandex in shoes? Things you didn’t know

    Origins of Spandex You think of spandex in underwear, socks and yoga pants but probably not so much in shoes. Spandex has been used in different parts of shoe uppers for some time now but only in the past few years have you seen it being knitted into a singular piece of material for shoe […]

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  • Colors: an inspired art exhibit

    If you happen to be in Manhattan sometime over the next three months, I recommend stopping by the Freedman Art Gallery on the Upper East Side which is exhibiting a collection of paintings entitled “Colors” featuring work by over twenty-five artists including Josef Albers, Jack Bush, Sam Francis, Helen Frankenthaler, Hans Hofmann, Robert Motherwell, Kenneth Noland, […]

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  • My Treadmill Training Tips

    Happy New Year! It’s time for New Year’s resolutions and updating my widely shared blog post on my treadmill training that I first wrote in 2014. Four years later, my New Year’s resolutions still involve running and I still faithfully run almost every single day. And because I don’t like running in the cold, the […]

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  • An ultimate guide for fibromyalgia

    Of the 10 million Americans who have fibromyalgia, 75-90 percent are women. To get good information on this debilitating medical condition, I encourage you to read this comprehensive guide on fibromyalgia.  VeryWell.com wrote this guide and had it reviewed by board-certified physicians. It not only raises awareness, it provides sound advice, including the latest research […]

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  • The best exercise for back pain

    A while back I wrote a post mentioning exercises from Eric Goodman’s Foundation Training program for low back pain. The Best Exercise for Back Pain is the Founder exercise: Besides the hip lunge exercise I described then, I started incorporating into my routine his most fundamental exercise that he calls the “Founder” exercise. I had had low back […]

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