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The Active Oakland Podcast

The Active Oakland Podcast

By Pro+Kinetix Physical Therapy & Performance
The Active Oakland Podcast highlights people in the health & wellness community in the Oakland area and shares their message about how people can continue to live high performance, pain-free lives
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Episode #1: Welcome to the Active Oakland Podcast

The Active Oakland Podcast

Episode #1: Welcome to the Active Oakland Podcast

The Active Oakland Podcast

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Episode #8: Breaking Myths Surrounding CrossFit with Dr. Esaam Kamareddine PT, DPT, CSCS
Today we're joined by our very own, Dr. Esaam Kamareddine, PT, DPT. He is one of the amazing physical therapists at Pro+Kinetix Physical Therapy & Performance. In this episode, Dr. Esaam tackles all things CrossFit and the myths surrounding it: 1. Is CrossFit hard on the body? 2. How can you differentiate a good CrossFit gym from a poor one? 3. What should you do if sustain an injury doing CrossFit? 4. What gives CrossFit a bad reputation? 5. How often you should be doing CrossFit To learn more about Dr. Esaam visit: https://www.prokinetixrehab.com/about If you have questions for Dr. Esaam about all things CrossFit you can reach him at: esaam@prokinetixrehab.com Bonus: 1. Mention that you tuned into this episode and Dr. Esaam will hop on a strategy call with you to point you in the right direction of how to overcome your CrossFit related injury. Fill out the form here: Talk to Dr. Esaam
19:43
February 22, 2021
Episode #7: Debunking the Most Common Running Myths with Dr. Nima Enayati, PT, DPT
Today we're joined by our very own, Dr. Nima, PT, DPT. He is one of the amazing physical therapists at Pro+Kinetix Physical Therapy & Performance. In this episode, Dr. Nima tackles all things running including: 1. Is running hard on the body?  2. Is rest the answer when it comes to overcoming running injuries?  3. Can you stretch & foam roll your way out of pain?  4. Shoulder runners strength train?  5. What are the best exercises for runners?  6. What are the best running shoes?  7. Should runners use orthotics?  8. Should runners utilize minimalistic shoes? To learn more about Dr. Nima visit: https://www.prokinetixrehab.com/about If you have questions for Dr. Nima about all things running you can reach him at: nima@prokinetixrehab.com Bonuses: 1. Mention that you tuned into this episode and Dr. Nima will hop on a strategy call with you to point you in the right direction of how to overcome your running related inury. Fill out the form here: Talk to Dr. Nima 2. Click this link to get a free copy of Pro+Kinetix's Running Ebook: Click Here to Get Access
28:09
January 18, 2021
Episode #6 : Reaching Peak Performance in Life & Fitness with Brad Stulberg
In this episode we are joined by Brad Stulberg where he provides a wealth of knowledge on all things health & fitness. Specifically, Brad provides strategies for avoiding and overcoming burnout, the best sleep strategies backed by science, and a road map of how anyone can achieve Peak Performance in life & fitness.  Brad Stulberg is the author of The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life, and Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, And Thrive with the New Science of Success. These books explore the art, science, and practice of cultivating and sustaining motivation, drive, and peak performance. Brad also regularly writes essays and articles for leading outlets such as The New York Times, Wired, New York Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and more.  Overall, his work explores the principles of health, wellbeing, and mastery that transcend capabilities and domains. He's learned that whether someone is trying to qualify for the Olympics, break ground in mathematical theory, launch a business, craft a creative masterpiece, or simply raise a family, many of the practices underlying sustainable success and wellbeing are the same; supported by scientific evidence; and available to everyone.  To learn more or inquire about speaking engagements, workshops or 1-on-1 coaching with Brad visit his website at: https://www.bradstulberg.com/
30:06
November 23, 2020
Episode #5: The Path to Overcoming Back Pain with Dr. Colin, PT, DPT
Today we're joined by our very own, Dr. Colin Miller, PT, DPT. He is one of the amazing physical therapists at Pro+Kinetix Physical Therapy & Performance. In this episode, Dr. Colin discusses just how prevalent back pain is, why it's so common, what causes it, and what you can do to fix it! Dr. Mike & Dr. Colin also share some inspiring success stories of people just like you who overcame their low back pain and got back to exercising at a high level - pain free. You won't want to miss this one! To learn more about Dr. Colin visit: https://www.prokinetixrehab.com/about If you have questions for Dr. Colin about your low back pain you can reach him at: colin@prokinetixrehab.com Bonuses: 1. Mention that you tuned into this episode and Dr. Colin will hop on a strategy call with you to point you in the right direction of how to overcome low back pain. Fill out the form here: Talk to Dr. Colin 2. Click this link to get a free copy of Pro+Kinetix's Low Back Ebook: Click Here to Get Access
27:26
October 19, 2020
Episode #3: Kettlebells, Martial Arts, and Training for the Long Game with Jeff Bott
Today we are joined by Jeff Bott of Oakland Strength Factory here in Oakland, CA. Jeff is the go-to guy when it comes to all things martial arts and kettlebells. He has extensive knowledge and experience having worked with many great martial artists, kettlebell practitioners, as well as rehab professionals to formulate his own unique style. While Jeff has the experience and skillset to develop great athletes, much of his practice revolves around health and longevity for the everyday athlete. We dive into how you can develop your own movement practice and how to keep your body moving well for life. To reach out to Jeff at Oakland Strength Factory or Catch MMA click the links below: Oakland Strength Factory Website Catch MMA Website
50:51
August 17, 2020
Episode #2: Building a Community of Like Minded Practitioners with Alison Roessler Campbell
Today we are joined by Alison Roessler Campbell of Truve. Truve is a one stop shop fitness studio where you can choose from personal training, pilates, group fitness classes, nutrition guidance, massage, as well as physical therapy and acupuncture. We discuss Alison’s background, dieting tips, training while pregnant and much more! If you're interested in learning more about Alison and Truve feel free to contact her through phone, email, or social media using the links below! Instagram: @truvefit @alisonroesslercampbell Website: https://www.truvefit.com/ Email: support@truvefit.com Phone: (510) 788-8909
33:12
July 20, 2020
Episode #1: Welcome to the Active Oakland Podcast
We would first like to thank you first for listening and investing time in your busy schedule with us. We are Dr. Ben Bagge and Dr. Mike Alzheimer of Pro+Kinetix Physical Therapy and Performance located in Oakland,CA. At Pro+ Kinetix we help active adults and athletes in Oakland and the surrounding Bay Area get back to workouts and sports they enjoy, without surgery, stopping activities they love, or relying on pain medicine. Our goal with this podcast is to share with you the insights of local experts around all things health and fitness. If you consider your health an investment then this is the right podcast for you. We hope you enjoy the podcast and it provides you with the tools and insights to stay active for life!
25:56
June 22, 2020