All posts by TheFitnessAnswerMan

About TheFitnessAnswerMan

The Fitness Answer Man is the online personality founded by Kevin Forrest CPT, FMS Pro Trainer and Master Fitness Trainer for the US Military. He has worked in the fitness industry for 30 years and was one of the first trainers to incorporate the physio ball into people's workouts and helped pioneer in the field of "Core" training. He specializes in movement rehabilitation and uses his experience to help clarify the confusion about diet and exercise that still exists within the fitness industry today.
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    Is Posture a Choice?

    We’ve all heard the old cues for posture and alignment: stand up straight, keep a flat back, shoulders down and back. But there’s a question to consider: is posture even a choice? Can we just choose a...

    • Posted May 26, 2016
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    Tendonitis

    A Patient’s Guide to Tendonitis Introduction Chronic, or long-term, tendon problems are common. Tendon problems are especially common in people who play certain types of sports. Tendon problems account for almost 30 percent of all running injuries...

    • Posted August 23, 2015
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    Exercise

     “Exercise answers the Biological Imperative of Motion” Exercise is essential to everyone, because the body is a biological machine that is designed to be in motion. From the internal flow of nutrients that keeps us alive, to...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Musculoskeletal Exercise

    Musculoskeletal  (the comprehensive category which includes strength, resistance and weight training) is any movement or activity that develops the strength, flexibility, balance or endurance of the musculoskeletal structure, or form, of your body. Musculoskeletal exercise improves the conditioning of your...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Back Pain, The End All Discussion!

    Back pain is one of the most prevalent health issues humanity deals with and is commonly referred to as LBP (low back pain). Google more than 150,000,000 articles on “Back Pain” and you will find facts like the...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • If weight loss is 80% diet, why exercise?

     “Exercise answers the Biological Imperative of Motion” Exercise is essential to everyone, because the body is a biological machine that is designed to be in motion. From the internal flow of nutrients that keeps us alive, to...

    • Posted June 20, 2014
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    Why Personal Trainers Get Results – www.Health Habits.ca

    What a great article written by By Douglas Robb on July 3, 2008 on twitter@healthhabits. I (Kevin Forrest) have been a trainer for almost 30 years now and this article touches on why, and why I love my job so much!...

    • Posted June 20, 2014
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    Study: Saturated Fat as Bad as Sugar!

    That headline is an attention grabber right !?! Well that is exactly what David L. Katz, MD, MPH wanted when he published his article with that title. I came across it on LinkedIn and it ticked me off,...

    • Posted June 20, 2014
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    Forget folk remedies, Medieval Europe spawned a golden age of medical theory

    By Winston Black, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts It’s often said that there was no tradition of scientific medicine in medieval times. According to the usual narrative of the history of progress, medicine in the European Middle Ages...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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    ‘Nudging’ people towards changing behaviour: what works and why (not)?

    By Ben Newell Earlier this week an impressive cast of academics, policy experts and business leaders gathered in Sydney at the inaugural Behavioural Exchange meeting to talk about “nudges”. Made famous by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein’s...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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