The Straight Scoop from Dr. Jess

New Cycling Analysis Service at Innersport

March 7, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

I’ve spent a week in Arizona at Cyclologic and FASTER Wind Tunnel learning the science behind cycling analysis.  Gone are the days of just getting a standard bike fit involving plumb bobs and goniometers.  Today, we have more reliable, accurate, and scientific technology to get a cyclist in a more efficient and SUSTAINABLE position.

Combine the recent advancements in technology and our background in sports medicine, we have the unique …

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Do You Have a Need for Speed?

January 20, 2014 | by Dr. Jess

Bike Fit

Innersport announces packages specifically for triathletes, cyclists, swimmers, and runners!   We know what it takes to be competitive in sport.  That’s why we use ART on key muscles to make you more efficient and powerful in your discipline.  Every package is individualized for each sport and each client’s goals based on our knowledge, research, and experience treating Olympic, Professional and Elite athletes for over 13 years.

Cyclists- do you …

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Adding Structure to Goal Setting

January 2, 2014 | by Dr. Jeffrey Chan

The New Year is a time to reflect on our achievements, lessons and failures from the past 12 months. On the other side, it is an opportunistic time in which we lay out what we would like to achieve. The problem is that we don’t always plan the pathway to the goal. This leaves us susceptible to failure because we lack concrete plans which serve as guidelines and reminders. Below …

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Compression Socks: Another race day accessory?

December 9, 2013 | by Dr. Jeffrey Chan

By Dr. Jeffrey A Chan, DC, CSCS, ART

In the past several years you have probably seen a few people on the trails or at a race wearing compression socks. In the elite world of track and field, they are not quite as common but a handful of athletes swear by them. If you ask why they wear them you will hear a different answer from each one of them. …

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Does Running Cause Arthritis?

October 27, 2013 | by Dr. Jeffrey Chan

Does Running Cause Arthritis? Not Quite.

Every so often when someone is getting to know me they eventually discover my daily running routine. Depending on what I’m trying to accomplish that morning and where I am in my training cycle, it ranges from 3-12 miles of varying intensity. The most common questions that arise immediately after are, “What is your mile time? Have you ever run a marathon before?” And …

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Top Ten Things to Do During the Off-Season for Triathletes

September 23, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

 

You’ve trained hard and raced hard all season long – now your body and brain deserve a little TLC.  We’ve come up with the Top Ten Things to Do During the Off-Season for Triathletes.

 

1. TAKE  TIME OFF

Oh the horror!  Yes, we are serious about this.  Recovery is considered part of training.  Depending on the distance you trained for, we suggest 1-4 weeks of total time off.…

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FREE Core Training Secrets for Cyclists!

August 14, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

 

Join us on Wed. September 4th for a free core class specifically for cyclists.  Learn our secrets to core training for cross, mt bike, and road riding- just in time for the off-season (in-season for Cross.)  You will come away sore, sweaty, and knowledgeable!

 

When:  Wednesday, Sept. 4th  6:30PM

Where:  Innersport 1250 Addison St. Suite 102, Berkeley

Why:  To get your core on!  Helps with …

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Genetic Testing for Sports Injuries

August 12, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

Are you genetically prone to sports injuries?

You are near the end of a treatment program from a major injury and now performing exercises to prevent the injury from occurring again. This thought has probably crossed your head at one point: I wish I did these injury prevention exercises while I was still healthy. It seems like an unrealistic thought to have Nostradamus-like powers to be able to predict injuries …

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Kinesiotape: Multi-colored and Multi-functional

July 29, 2013 | by Dr. Jeffrey Chan

I was skeptical…really, really skeptical.

When I was a chiropractic student, we had several nationally-recognized sports medicine physicians present on when and how they would use this flexible, colorful tape. My peers sat there in awe of the extensive list of famous athletes name dropped who recovered from their injuries with the help of this simple fabric. This was immediately after the 2008 summer Olympics when Kinesiotape stood out and …

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How Good is Your Bike Fit?

July 7, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

Press Play Analysis and Innersport are proud Massage Tent Sponsors for the Fast Freddie Gran Fondo on August 17th!

How Good is Your Fit?

We are also offering FREE Bike Fit testing at the post-ride Expo.  Must be registered for the Fast Freddie Gran Fondo to take advantage of the free offer.

To learn more about our cycling analysis and bike fits, click here!

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New Running Technique and Strength Program!

July 3, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

 

How efficient is YOUR running technique?

Do you want to learn which exercises will help give your running a boost?

Is your desk job ruining your running career?

Do you have Dead-Butt Syndrome?

Innersport is proud to announce our  new Running Technique and Strength Program starting this August.  This is no ordinary running class.  Along with a pre and post video, we will be doing pre and post …

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