Category: Fitness

11 Established Nutrition Myths BUSTED

If you grew up in the 70s, 80s or even the early 90s then you’ve probably heard all of the following nutrition myths at some point – we test them out. Myth #1 Skipping Meals Helps You to Lose Weight  Skipping meals is something most girls do in junior …

Traumatic Brain Injury and the Future of Ronda Rousey

  Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower DAAPM, MS, DC, CSCS, CES, FMS-C, MMACS  “Talk to her! Talk to her! And be honest!” Those were the haunting words of renowned UFC referee Herb Dean as he attempted to convince someone from the corner of Ronda Rousey to tell …

3 Ways To Get Back Into Shape At Home

Let’s face it, you have gotten out of shape. Summer is coming up and you are feeling slow and sluggish but you are scared of the long journey ahead of you. Getting back into shape where you want to be is not easy! That being said though, if …

IT Band Pain, More Than Just a Running Injury

Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower MS, DC, CSCS, CES Knee pain and hip pain are painfully common ailments in society as a whole, but have been known to cost MMA fighters opportunities in the ring and sideline a whole myriad of athletes who rely on distance running …

Interview with Fitness Model and Competitor Sonja Lezar

Sonja Lezar, 30 yrs old, a single mum of 2 wonderful kids. Born and raised in the East Rand. Knuxx – What is it that you do for a living? Sonja – Well, I am a Certified Personal trainer and Boot Camp Instructor. I own Fitness Pose model …

5 Sports Supplements Research Supports

Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower DAAPM, MS, DC, CSCS, CES, FMS-C, MMACS Almost daily, people ask fitness professionals about the latest and greatest dietary sports supplements that claim to enhance physical performance. Although it is outside the scope of practice of personal trainers and fitness instructors to ever recommend a …

The 7 Dieting Mistakes We All Do

It’s a common problem. You’ve been on a diet for weeks and aren’t losing weight like you thought you would.  It may be because you’re consuming more calories than you think. Keep reading to discover seven sneaky habits that may be sabotaging your weight loss efforts. Mistake #1:  …

10 Biomechanical Gym Mistakes that are Limiting Your Gains

10 Common Gym Mistakes that are Limiting Your Gains Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower DAAPM, MS, DC, CSCS, CES, FMS-C, MMACS Fitness Star Lais Deleon   Social media has helped to promote many ideas, but one of the great ones is the online social presence of fitness. Many commonly agreed upon ideas …

An Exciting New Gym in Vegas Just Added a World Class MMA Program!

Posted by Josh Boyd Most people know that Las Vegas is the fight capital of the world.  In recent history, with the meteoric rise of MMA and the sport’s largest organization being based here, that part of the city’s identity has only been multiplied.  As a result, something …

In The Corner With The Ring Doc: The Dreaded Lisfranc Injury

Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower MS, DC, CSCS, CES, FMS-C The dreaded Lisfranc injury has been known to end the seasons of athletes of all ages. A noted victim of late was Jaguars’ running back Maurice Jones-Drew who was lost for the 2012 season after having his …

PRESS RELEASE: Zalemark strikes up a deal with Dog Boxer!

Posted by Josh Boyd SOURCE: Zalemark Holding Company, Inc. May 24, 2013 13:54 ET Zalemark Holding Company Announces Definitive Licensing Agreement With Dog Boxer Brand     LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – May 24, 2013) –  Zalemark Holding Company, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZMRK) announces its newest alliance with a definitive …

Video interview with UFC fighter Daron Cruickshank!

Posted by Josh Boyd This past weekend, I met up with exciting up & coming UFC fighter Daron Cruickshank.  He was in town promoting the PATINO DIET with fellow pro MMA fighters Josh Burns, Eric Prindle, UFC legend, Mark Coleman and Dr. Frank Patino himself.  They were also …

IN THE CORNER WITH THE RING DOC: The Infamous Boxer’s Break

  Written by Dr. Beau B Hightower MS, DC, CSCS, CES While watching Carlos Condit and Johny Hendricks battle to fight of the night status, Joe Rogan made several comments about Hendricks’s busted left hand. It turns out that his hand may be fine, but a fractured hand …