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 […]


Adding Structure to Goal Setting

January 2, 2014 | by admin

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…read more...

Compression Socks: Another race day accessory?

December 9, 2013 | by admin

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.…read more...

Does Running Cause Arthritis?

October 27, 2013 | by admin

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…read more...

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.  


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.…


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…read more...

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…read more...

Kinesiotape: Multi-colored and Multi-functional

July 29, 2013 | by admin

2012 Hollister Rodeo Medical Tent - Photo by Cheyenne Dietrich

2012 Hollister Rodeo Medical Tent
- Photo by Cheyenne Dietrich

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…read more...

How Good is Your Bike Fit?

July 7, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

Sample Saddle Pressure Data

Sample Saddle Pressure Data

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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Fast Freddie’s Gran Fondo Training Rides

July 7, 2013 | by Dr. Jess

Join Oakland Tri Club on Fast Freddie's Gran Fondo Training Rides!

Oakland Triathlon Club will be hosting Fast Freddie Gran Fondo Training Rides in July and August.  Please see the schedule and sample routes below.  All rides start at Innersport.  Please bring plenty of water and food.  Helmets required!    Check back often as routes/dates/times may change. Want more training rides?  Join Oakland Tri Club to join club members for rides…read more...

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…read more...