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1. Educator
(Allan Besselink, PT, Dip.MDT - Director)
...d coaching involves a significant foundation in client education. As the saying goes, "knowledge is power" - and Allan truly integrates this belief into his approach. Not only does he imple...

2. Smart Life Manifesto
(What is SSI?)
... this community are the premise that knowledge and self-responsibility are the ultimate keys to personal power and self-mastery and that personal transformation occurs through learning. This represent...

In Part I, I discussed the issues of quality and value in the health care system (in general) and in physical therapy (specifically). Let me expand on that a bit, and then provide an innovative soluti
Monday, 05 July 2010

...ou cannot ride the coat tails of science while advocating for the cult of personality, mysticism, or the power of the placebo. So do I need evidence? And why does it matter anyways? The scientifi...
Wednesday, 02 June 2010

... July day. All you have to do is watch "The Look" over his left shoulder at Jan Ulrich, and you know the power of the mind. 7THIhZEP4QM Perhaps that same power of the mind is the performance e...
Sunday, 23 May 2010

6. MDT: A Powerful Tool With Athletes
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...r working with athletes, be they recreational or elite. They have run the gamut from endurance sports to power sports, and all points in between. Over 12 years ago, I completed the highest level of tr...
Sunday, 25 April 2010

...en a great deal of sports science research devoted to training strategies for endurance athletes and for power athletes. Traditional views would indicate a divergence in these approaches. But the spor...
Sunday, 11 April 2010

...nervous system and neuromuscular system are the primary limiters of performance, and thus issues such as power output should define the training plan. The greater the power output (at any given distan...
Wednesday, 18 November 2009

9. The Rules Of Triathlon
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...k itís getting worse. The basic premise of triathlon is simple Ė complete the course under your own power, and without any external assistance. Itís the thrill of the competition, and the challen...
Thursday, 29 October 2009

10. Health Care: We're Number 37!
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge) care reform debate. It is critical to follow the money trail on this issue. There are a lot of “powers-that-be” that want to keep the system as it is – and rightfully so, if you l...
Sunday, 13 September 2009

11. Hypocrisy And Health Care
(Blog/Professional Issues)
...uents. Even better yet, if we had lobbyist reform so that this issue can’t be bought by the “powers-that-be” with their hands in the pockets of legislators and the budget to instill ...
Sunday, 16 August 2009

...mon is a hefty budget for political lobbying and lobbyists.   Let's face it - money and power tend to go hand in hand, and this is exemplified in our legislative process on a local, s...
Wednesday, 27 May 2009

13. Direct Access: Adding To The Evidence
(Blog/Professional Issues)
...ort them.   This issue shouldn't be about the lobbyists, and it shouldn't be about the powers-that-be with the not-so-well-hidden agendas of money and power that continue to tell us ...
Wednesday, 25 March 2009

14. Direct Access To Physical Therapy
(Blog/Professional Issues)
...ians and chiropractors, and it is, in all reality, driven by two things:  dollars and cents - and power.   Why do these "powers that be" not want physical therapists...
Sunday, 22 February 2009

...   ADC Videos on AustinDistanceChallenge   The Austin Distance Challenge website is powered by RunTex and has been developed in conjunction with Mark Floreani of Flotrack . Flor...
Saturday, 31 January 2009

...ums down the road.   But if you start to bring this to the light of day, beware of the power struggle that will invariably rear it's ugly head. Providers will go so far as to tell ...
Monday, 15 December 2008

17. A Conspiracy Of Silence - Part I: Training
(Blog/Professional Issues)
...ity. It is evident in our health care, and it is evident in the world of fitness and coaching. It is a powerful undercurrent, a stealthy viral element that attacks us from all sides. Not a day goes...
Sunday, 30 November 2008

18. The Reality Of Aero
(Blog/Coaching Insights) you move through the air. A good road position is going to not only be comfortable and provide good power output, it's also going to have similar drag characteristics to a basic aero position gi...
Sunday, 12 October 2008

19. The "Aha" Moment
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...n, makes it harder for the heart to do it's job. Not a good thing. Anabolic steroids can end up having a powerful yet overall negative effect on tissue repair and recovery. Also not a good thing. Thes...
Thursday, 17 July 2008

20. Allan empowers his patients ...
(In Their Words/PT Testimonials)
...dually build back up to my previous level of training. By providing exercises and understanding, Allan empowers his patients to take charge of their injury and not be dependent upon him. I feel like A...
Tuesday, 18 March 2008

21. The Forgotten Role
...t;tion – noun: 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually f...
Tuesday, 18 March 2008

22. Eight Ways To Ruin A Marathon
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
... You must do whatever you can to optimize your fueling and hydration - as this is the primary reason for power output loss (otherwise known as "getting a visit from the wall"). If it's colde...
Wednesday, 06 February 2008

23. A Smart Life In 2008
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...rsonal growth. These are times when we are presented with an opportunity for learning and growth. A very powerful opportunity awaits - if we seize the moment and take it. Growth is a process. You...
Tuesday, 01 January 2008

24. Who's Power Is It Anyways?
(Blog/Professional Issues)
It's time to give health care back to the people. "Power to the people". You'd have to go back a few years to witness the cultural significance of this phrase. In the '60's, it was a ra
Tuesday, 18 December 2007

25. Reflections On Kona 2007
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...e bike and finishing 8th. There is no doubt in my mind that ITU/short course athletes have developed the power output to handle the iron-distance. McCormack developed the power output to race at ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2007

26. Running Injuries - Part 3
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...nce" will invariably involve two key factors - building the capacity to run (or "building your power") ... and facilitating training adaptations and recovery. Strength training pro...
Monday, 01 October 2007

27. Running Injuries - Part 2
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...n. "Come to me and I will fix the problem" is the mantra. Those who talk about "patient empowerment" rarely know what the phrase truly means - and it doesn't mean being in the clin...
Thursday, 30 August 2007

...ot just about a philosophy - it's about "doing health" in a different way. It's about personal power, about the accessibility of sports-science based research and it's application to our dai...
Monday, 13 August 2007

29. The Culture Of 755
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...e good it's going a long ways into left field. To run a sub-10 second 100m, you have to have a high power output, which can only be accomplished by contracting the right muscles at the right time...
Friday, 10 August 2007

30. The Passive Abyss
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...aiting me, I went back to principles to guide me. Once I did this, I found the element of "personal power" return to me. The fear and uncertainty started to diminish, and I realized that wit...
Tuesday, 31 July 2007

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