Monthly Archives: February 2009

Groin Pain 101: Testing Muscle Function

Groin Pain 101: Testing Muscle Function

Coming down the home stretch of the groin/hip pain analysis…  A couple simple tests I’ve borrowed from Shirley Sahrmann and Stuart McGill to assess hip and “core” strength: The Seated Psoas Test, Lying Hip Abduction Test, Front Plank Endurance Test, and Side Plank Endurance Test.   The Seated Psoas Test involves testing the strength and… Read more

Fat Loss Program: Week 5 Results

Fat Loss Program: Week 5 Results

5 weeks of relatively severe calorie restriction and intense training… On Thursday I was down almost 20 pounds from when I started.  Lucky for me, it was time for my second schedule refeed day, which I celebrated with, among other things, a Trader Joe’s Pizza for breakfast and a hefty dinner at P.F. Chang’s with… Read more