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Preparing for the Fight: Putting Muscle on the Bone for MMA Athletes

Not everyone can stomach mixed martial arts, or MMA. United Fighting Championship matches are real fights. They are brutal and raw. People have even been killed or maimed while fighting. Just this past weekend, Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm while fighting in a UFC match against Jon Jones, and Jones, who was the victor in …

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Coach Reggie Kitchen with my son Quint Booker in Sterling, Virginia

Here’s To Walking The Walk (And A Huge Shout Out To Coach Reginald Kitchen & Coach Mo)

Many of my Sundays are spent making a 35 mile drive from Ft. Washington, MD to Sterling, Virginia just so my son, Quint, can meet with Coach Reginald Kitchen. Now I understand that for many people, as well as many parents, this type of “optional” commute would seem excessive and ridiculous…especially just so a 10 year …

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Proper Rehab Sequencing for Resolving Muscle and Joint Pain

Ensuring Proper Rehab Sequencing to End Musculoskeletal Pain A major key to corrective rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain syndromes is to retrain proper movement. Several factors can cause compensated movement in the body including overuse or repetitive stress injuries, stress, poor posture etc. All of these create stress on our structural frame causing the nervous system …

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Last Days of Winter: Tips for Outdoor Winter Workouts

Going outside for a workout during the winter can seem like a chore. But with proper planning and the right gear, you can have an amazing experience while getting the exercise you need. Here are some tips for outdoor winter workouts that will be safe and enjoyable. Dress in Layers It’s important to layer clothes …

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Crank Your Workouts: Burn More Fat

Have you ever been frustrated over a lack of results from your workout routine? If so, you are in good company. Even the most seasoned athletes experience times when their results plateau. When you continue to put in the same effort day after day with little or no results it is safe to say that …

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It’s Labor Day. Are You Ready For Your New Year’s Resolutions?

A good friend of mine, Dr. Lorraine Johnson of trackmom.com, told me about a really useful technique she like to incorporate. She begins her “New Year’s Resolution” immediately after Labor Day.  At first, I thought this to be an odd practice.  But after studying her concept more deeply, and actually attempting it on my own, …

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Congratulations to our GW Parkway Classic 10 Milers!

Capitol Rehab is extremely proud of the amazing success of several of our Friends of Capitol Rehab at this weekend’s George Washington Parkway Classic 10 Miler. Your relentless training, and unending dedication has once again paid off. We want to congratulate all of the runners who entered and competed this weekend, including our very own …

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