IT Band Exercise Myths

Published on May 21, 2010 by in blog

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One problem we see in many athletes with Iliotibial band pain and IT Band Syndrome is a weakness in the gluteus medius and maximus muscles

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Benefits of Compression Socks

Published on May 6, 2010 by in blog

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Compression socks have become a hot item among triathletes since their appearance at the Kona Ironman triathlon several years ago. Despite a short ban on by the WTC because of concerns that they covered the body marked recent numbers on the calf (see which was later quickly rescinded) compression socks and compression gear are becoming […]

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Pilates Instructor Certification in San Diego

Published on January 15, 2010 by in blog

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If you’re looking for a Pilates instructor certification course in San Diego, check out Syngergy Pilates Studio in Encinitas. Cathleen Murakami has taught Pilates internationally including starting the Pilates programs at world-reknown wellness spas such as the Golden Door Spa and Rancho La Puerta. Her Pilates studio offers several different Pilates instructor certification courses.

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Some important news…

Published on October 29, 2009 by in blog

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To Our Patients, I’m in the unenviable position of having to inform you that Coastal Sports and Wellness Medical Center will be closing in November. The current economic crisis has affected many in San Diego as well as throughout the country. Like many businesses, we have had continued financial difficulties that have finally reached a […]

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Sometimes it takes a chance encounter to jolt me back into the reality and realization that there is much, much more to life than what exists within that “box” that we all define for ourselves. For some, the “box” we limit ourselves to is just oursevles, or family and friends, triathlons and training, in some […]

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Strength Training for Triathletes – Circuit #1 If you missed San Diego personal trainer Evan Johnson’s Triathlete Strength Training Workouts last week, we’ll be posting the different circuit workouts with some video as a refresher. Don’t forget the the Strength Training for Triathlete workouts start this Tuesday, so make just you get registered before it […]

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Strength training for triathletes doesn’t have to require a lot of equipment or take up a lot of time. In fact, we’re big proponents of keeping things simple and that’s why our strength training programs for triathletes focus primarily on body weight exercises with high repititions and minimal weight. We’re not here as triathletes to […]

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The return-to-school season has started and we are seeing a slight uptick in H1N1 influenza cases as schools and colleges come back from summer break. The good news is that the vast majority of the cases reported are similar to typical influenza (“flu”) with most people ill for 4 to 7 days before recovering. The […]

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San Diego Indoor Cycling Center Ever want to see how you’d stack up against Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer and Alberto Contador climbing up Tour de France classic mountain climbs like Mount Ventoux? Well now you can! On San Diego’s first Computrainer MultiRider Center at Coastal Sports and Wellness, you can now climb some of the […]

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Blood Lactate Testing Myths Hi this is Dr. John Martinez, Medical Director of Coastal Sports and Wellness Medical Center in San Diego, California. Today, we’ll be talking about some myths and facts about both lactate testing as it applies to our endurance training—we’re talking about: The lactic acid myth The muscle burn myth and lactic […]

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