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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LMJS Strength Training for Runners Workshop

February 4, 2017 | by Dr. Jess

Runner's feet   Innersport and East Bay Athletic Club are proud to host LMJS for a strength training workshop for runners in preparation for the Oakland Marathon.   What:  Body weight and band exercises for LMJS half and marathon runners.  Bonus mobility "cool down" after the workout. Where:  East Bay Athletic Club   5036 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland CA 94609 When:  February 19th 9:00AM sharp Wear:   Fitness clothing.  Please bring a yoga…read more...

Cycling Science Seminar Series

November 23, 2016 | by Dr. Jess

Knowledge is Power. Through our Performance Lab, Sports Medicine Clinic, and our own racing experiences,  we have learned how to improve cyclists' and triathletes' performances while staying injury-free.   We have designed a Cycling Science Seminar Series to educate our 2 wheeler friends on some common topics inquired by our clients. You learn. A kid gets a bike. Each class is $10 to attend or $25 for all three when paid…read more...

Hacks to becoming a pro

November 20, 2016 | by Dr. Jess

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Hacks to becoming a Pro by Anna Foletta   Professional Triathletes get paid to train, eat, drink, and sleep. And then, do it all over again. Not to mention weekly massages, chiropractic adjustments, personalized meal plans and prepared meals.   The average age grouper – even the elite age grouper—can’t compete with that. With grueling work schedules, family demands and whatever else life decides to throw your way, it can…read more...

Ankle Strengthening Secrets

September 27, 2016 | by Dr. Jess

Join us for a night of ankle strengthening secrets for running, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, field hockey, volleyball, tennis, football, and rugby.  Well, virtually for any sport requiring cutting, jumping, and running. These exercises can help with:
  • Ankle sprains and prevention
  • Shin splints and prevention
  • Stress fractures and prevention
  • Foot and arch pain
  • Knee pain
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • other various ankle and foot injuries and pain
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Adamo ISM Saddles

September 22, 2016 | by Dr. Jess

Many of you may have seen Fast Freddie win his 4th National Championship on the Adamo ISM saddle and some of you have already made the switch.  After test riding the saddle myself and testing many triathletes and cyclists with our new saddle pressure sensor system, we have become big fans of the unconventional imperative contact point. ISM stands for Ideal Saddle Modification, the brainchild of Steve Toll, who like…read more...

$25 Massages are Back

June 25, 2015 | by Dr. Jess

medical_massage Get your massage on at Innersport for $25 with Jitlada Grenoble on Wednesdays 3-6PM and Fridays from 2-4PM! Innersport is proud to help NHI massage therapy externs gain valuable experience in a sports medicine setting.  You get a massage for only $25 for 50 minutes, the therapist gets invaluable experience, and we get to give back to our clients.  It's a win-win-win! Here's what you have to do:
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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…read more...

Do You Have a Need for Speed?

January 20, 2014 | by Dr. Jess

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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…read more...