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Is Running Bad For Your Knees? Article In Barefoot Running Magazine

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  Is Running Bad For Your Knees? By Dr. James Stoxen DC Barefoot Running Magazine Summer 2012, Issue 5 pages 24-27 In this issue of the Barefoot Running Magazine you will find plenty of new info, tips, treats and stories. Leigh Rogers takes us through the pros and cons of organic food in the ‘Nutritional Nugget’, Chris Hunt – Pilates expert – explains the benefits and complementary nature of Pilates for runners with some exercises for you to try at home and Dr James Stoxen writes … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #11 – Training The Stabilizing Muscles that Improve Running Walking and Efficiency and How Joe Weider Provided the Insight

Dr. James Stoxen DC with legendary Joe Weider

  In 1993, I was appointed to the editorial advisory board for 'muscle and fitness' magazine, by Mr. Joe Wieder himself. I’ll never forget that phone call. “Dr. Stoxen, I really like your articles! and I would like to know if you would like to be on my editorial advisory board for my magazine.” Joe Weider 1993 Of course, you know I thought that this was a prank by some friend of mine. I hung up the phone and went back to treating patients. About an hour later I got to … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #76 Bosu Ball Lateral Step

Bosu Ball Lateral Step

  Bosu Ball Lateral Step   As discussed in 'Video Tutorial #148 Bosu Ball Foot training',  was how to do one variation of a bosu ball exercise. In this video tutorial we will show you the 'Bosu Ball Lateral Step'. Step with your left foot and cross over in front of you onto the bosu ball making sure you are landing forefoot or midfoot. Step onto the ball with your right foot then once again cross over with your left foot but this time behind and have it land … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #179, 45 Degree Zig-Zag Hop, Jump Or Run

Dr. James Stoxen DC and Christian Medina

    There are various variations of the 45 Degree Zig-Zag Hop. The video above shows the 45 degree zig-zag cone touch hop   Warm up and stretch beforehand. Challenge the kids to time trials (don't be surprised if they beat you - they already have fully intact, supercharged springs). excerpt from the book, ‘How I Got My Wiggle Back’, page 169 Zig-Zag Run Between cones or markers spread about three feet apart, run in a zig-zag pattern, always leaning in … [Read more...]

Tour Team Doctors With Dr. James Stoxen DC And Music Legend, George Daniels

Dr. James Stoxen DC with George Daniels at Team Doctors

  Watch above in this video of Dr Stoxen touring music legend, George Daniels around the Team Doctors Chiropractic Treatment and Training Center. This is the legendary George Daniels from Chicago and the Owner of George's Music Room. Simply a Chi-town legend and everybody's "Uncle G" from the G-Spot Radio Show.    Click here to watch one of  Dr. Stoxen's interviews on the G-Spot Radio Show with George Daniels and Caryn Lee  Dr. James Stoxen DC owns and operates … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #144 Double Leg Side Hop

Double Leg Side Hop

    This exercise supercharges spring strength and spring power in the adductor and abductor muscles of the lower body. Double Leg Side Hop Start at the side of an object which you are able to jump over. Jump to the side and land with knees bent. As soon as you land jump back over to the other side. Continue jumping back and forth until you get fatigued and or loose form. This exercise can be done barefoot or shod. Use your arms for balance and … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #149 Figure 8 Runs

Figure 8 Runs

      This drill exercises the spring of the foot in many directions as well as all floors of the body. excerpt from the book, ‘How I Got My Wiggle Back’, page 169 Figure 8 Runs In a 16-foot, figure 8 circle, walk before gradually increasing speed, angling your body inside the circle as you do so. Tighten the circle to 12 feet or even six and try to maintain speed. This drill can be performed shod or barefoot. … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #150 8-Point Step, Lunge, Hop or Bound

8-Point Step, Lunge, Hop or Bound

      excerpt from the book, ‘How I Got My Wiggle Back’, page 170 8-Point Step, Lunge, Hop or Bound Set up four cones or markers in a row. Between each two, identify eight different spots. Stand between the cones and jump to and from the spots in front, behind, and to the side of you. Land on your midfoot, not your heels.   … [Read more...]

What’s Your “Excuse” For Not Exercising This Time?

Dr. James Stoxen DC posing with 'Macho' Miguel Hernandez (left) and Al 'Speedy' Gonzalez (right)

What’s Your “Excuse for Not Exercising” This Time? By  Dr James Stoxen DC Original Article: http://www.cyberboxingzone.com/news/archives/00000654.htm I hated every minute of the training, but I said, "Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."  -- Muhammad Ali   We all know that you need to make every boxing-training session and do some cross training a few times a week to stay on top. But it’s a challenge. It can even be disheartening when we … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #148 Bosu Ball Foot Training

Bosu Ball Foot Training

    This exercise strengthens the spring suspension system muscles in eversion, inversion, the combination of inversion and eversion dorsiflexion and plantarflexion. excerpt from the book, ‘How I Got My Wiggle Back’, page 161 Bosu Ball Foot Training Point the big toes slightly inward (pigeon toed) as you stand up straight on the ball. Push down, it's resistance. Shift your weight from the left side of the foot to the right, rolling the foot in and … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #147 Single Leg Hop

Double-Leg Lateral Hop

  The lateral lunge is a spring strengthening exercise because the body doesn’t leave the ground. In the impact version, the single leg hop, the body leaves the ground as a hop or jump. That is the difference between spring strengthening and spring supercharging, the impact into the human spring mechanism. excerpt from the book, ‘How I Got My Wiggle Back’, page 170 Single Leg  Hop Stand with your feet about a shoulder-width apart. Bend your knees before … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial # 108 Cable Hip Adduction And Foot Inversion

Cable hip adduction and foot inversion (finish)

        Instructions: taken from page 162 from How I Got My Wiggle Back While standing, attach a Velcro cuff to your foot.  Start in full eversion and invert your foot fully.  Your leg crosses over and back to the end range of motion. the cable runs across the body.  Do not move your shin bone. The lower leg must not not move at all. (no cheating!) By holding it still, the muscles in the foot are isolated. Spring Action: This exercise … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #107 Ankle Exercise Training Strengthening

Board Ankle Training

    Instructions: Standing on the balance board, balance on it rolling back and forth from one side to the other. You can also move in dorsiflexion and plantarflexion. Challenge yourself in many directions. Spring Action: This develops the spring suspension system muscles of the foot and ankle. Special Tip: This exercise should be done barefoot but can be done shod. You can add challenging hand-eye coordination drills to incorporate the balance into an … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #106 Foot Inversion Exercise

Spring Strengthening Of The Human Foot, Inversion

  This is an excellent exercise to develop the human spring suspension system muscles of the arch.     Instructions: Sit on the floor and attach a Velcro cuff to your foot with the band facing towards the opposite foot. Wrap the with the elastic band around the opposite foot and hold onto it with your hands. Start in full eversion and invert your foot fully to the end range of motion.   Spring Action: This exercise develops the muscles that … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #109 A Great Hip Abduction Exercise Demonstrated by WBC Pro Boxing Champion Miguel Macho Hernandez at Team Doctors

Hip Abduction

  excerpt taken from, 'How I Got My Wiggle Back', page 162 Hip Abduction (cam resistance) Stand in the center of a four-way hip machine with your legs close together. Put the resistance roll (the cam) on the outside of the thigh. Make sure it is at the hip height. Keep your body still. Abduct (push out against the cam) your leg to about 30 degrees. You must keep your foot pointing straight ahead (if you turn the foot, you're training a different muscle). Don't stop … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #105 Foot Eversion

Spring Strengthening Of The Human Foot Eversion

  This is an excellent exercise to develop the human spring suspension system muscles of the arch. Instructions: Sit on the floor and attach a Velcro cuff to your foot with the band facing towards the opposite foot. Wrap the with the elastic band around the opposite foot and hold onto it with your hands. Start in full inversion and evert your foot fully to the end range of motion. Spring Action: This exercise develops the muscles that suspend the spring in your … [Read more...]

Dr. James Stoxen DC Interviews Master Medina At The Taekwondo, Mexico National Olympic Games In Toluca, Mexico

Master Medina, Christian Medina and Dr. James Stoxen DC

  Dr. James Stoxen DC Interviews Master Medina At The Taekwondo, Mexico National Olympic Games Toluca, Mexico, May 29th, 2011 This is an interview Dr. James Stoxen DC did with Master Medina at the Olimpiada Nacional Taekwondo 2011 in Toluca Mexico. Master Medina shares that to become a champion Taekwondo athlete you must follow a daily routine of training which is about 3 hours a day 6 days a week. Dr Stoxen served on the Medical Services Committee for this … [Read more...]

My Experience with Andrei Arlovski former UFC Heavyweight Champion – The Pinnacle of Athletic Performance

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  Who’s the most popular celebrity I’ve worked with? I get that question a lot. We could debate that for hours, but if you want to talk about the most extraordinary athletes who are celebrities I’ve encountered? Andrei Arlovski would be up there with the best of them. Both in training and competition, the former world Ultimate Fighting Heavyweight Champion makes demands on his body that few of us could imagine, let alone endure. For six days a week and between six and … [Read more...]

Dr James Stoxen DC interviews Professional Boxer Adrian Granados about his fight with Frankie Gomez on August 26th 2011

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Dr. James Stoxen DC Interviews Pro Boxer Adrian Granados August 26th, 2011, at Team Doctors Treatment and  Training Center, Chicago IL Dr. James Stoxen DC Interviews Adrian Granados about how he trains in preparation for his fight with Frankie Gomez on August 26th, 2011. He talks about barefoot running, weight training and special exercises for boxers. Adrian demonstrates some Rotary Torso exercises. They discuss how important it is for a professional athlete,  to train faithfully and not to … [Read more...]

Andrei Arlovski, “The Pit Bull”, Former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Stopped By To See Dr James Stoxen DC. Part 2 of 2

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In this interview Dr. Stoxen tells a funny story how he tricked Andrei into eating a healthier diet. Andrei talks more about his diet and training that helped him win 7 fights in a row including the title. Andrei gives 3 tips to athletes who want to win. We hope you get some laughs from watching this interview.  To learn more about Andrei Arlovski and his upcoming ProElite fight you can visit his website at arlovski.com   Andrei Arlovski … [Read more...]

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