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 […]

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Saddle Seminar

November 21, 2014 | by Dr. Jess

The Science Behind Choosing a Saddle

 

Sample Saddle Pressure Data in 3D

Saddle Pressure in 3D

 

Please join us Dec. 3rd at 7PM for a class on saddles for road and triathlon bikes.  This free class is for those wanting to learn how to choose the correct saddle for their road or triathlon bike.

 

You will learn: Sample Saddle Pressure Data

Saddle Pressure

  • the interaction between body and saddle
  • pelvic anatomy
  • how saddles help performance and comfort
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Bike Fit Case Study

November 20, 2014 | by Dr. Jess

Occasionally we like to take the opportunity to educate our fellow cyclists and runners on what we are seeing in the Press Play Performance Lab.   What is to follow is one of our most recent cycling analyses to walk into our office.   In this case, we would like to highlight how we use biofeedback to help one’s performance on the bike.  Unfortunately, what you don’t know can cause a …

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2 Holiday Parties with a Special Guest

November 13, 2014 | by Dr. Jess

Why have just one holiday party when you can have two?

Bike, Spin, Ride, Listen, See, Ask, Eat, Drink, Perform, Try…

Whoa!  Someone is in the holiday spirit.   Innersport and Press Play are pleased to invite our friends for a day of holiday bliss on December 13th.

Join us at the newest Sports Basement addition in Berkeley where we will be teaming up with Elite Triathlon Performance America (ETPA) for …

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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

Core Training for Triathletes and Cyclists

Core Training for Triathletes and Cyclists

 

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 …

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Genetic Testing for Sports Injuries

August 12, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

Feeling Broken

Feeling Broken?

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 …

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