59 min

Mark Salamon - From Mechanical Engineer to Physical Therapist All About Fitness

    • Fitness

There are two types of people who go to physical therapy: those who LOVE to be active and might overdo it which results in an injury and those who are not active but become injured as the result of some sort of trauma. The goal of a physical therapist is to help a patient return to optimal function as quickly as possible. Since many people are in pain when seeing a physical therapist it can be a challenge to engage them and help them learn how to use exercise to heal the pain. Mark Salamon is a physical therapist who uses humor to help put his patients at ease. Mark wrote a book, Does it Hurt When I Do This?: An Irreverent Guide to Understanding Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation which uses humor to help the reader learn more about their body and how to keep it pain-free. On this episode of All About Fitness, Mark shares how we went from studying mechanical engineering to the human body and how that relates to one another; in addition he offers his insights on how you should workout and which exercises to avoid so that you can enjoy your favorite activities while remaining injury-free. Get ready for a fun and irreverent conversation that will help you to learn more about how your body functions!

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There are two types of people who go to physical therapy: those who LOVE to be active and might overdo it which results in an injury and those who are not active but become injured as the result of some sort of trauma. The goal of a physical therapist is to help a patient return to optimal function as quickly as possible. Since many people are in pain when seeing a physical therapist it can be a challenge to engage them and help them learn how to use exercise to heal the pain. Mark Salamon is a physical therapist who uses humor to help put his patients at ease. Mark wrote a book, Does it Hurt When I Do This?: An Irreverent Guide to Understanding Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation which uses humor to help the reader learn more about their body and how to keep it pain-free. On this episode of All About Fitness, Mark shares how we went from studying mechanical engineering to the human body and how that relates to one another; in addition he offers his insights on how you should workout and which exercises to avoid so that you can enjoy your favorite activities while remaining injury-free. Get ready for a fun and irreverent conversation that will help you to learn more about how your body functions!

https://marksalamonpt.com/

FOLLOW THIS LINK to order a copy of: Does it Hurt When I Do This?
(affiliate link, a commission will be earned)

https://petemccallfitness.com
Sign up for the mailing list to receive a free chapter from Smarter Workouts

Follow Pete on Instagram: @AllAboutFitnesspodcast 


Order a copy of Ageless Intensity: High Intensity Workouts to Slow the Aging Process:  
https://amzn.to/3mH3HNf

Order a copy of Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple
https://amzn.to/3fub1Yl
(both of the links above are affiliate links, a commission will be earned with purchase) 



Get relief from sore muscles and promote recovery after hard workouts; order the NIMBL XLR8 massage gun - use code AAF20 to save 20% https://joinnimbl.com/products/xlr8



Dynamic anatomy e-book; $7
Learn how your muscles and fascia work to move your body.
https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/dynamic-anatomy-how-your-body-moves-during-exercise
Learn how your muscles and fascia function as an integrated system to move your body along with how to design the most effective exercise programs for the core, legs, inner thighs, shoulders AND glutes. 

Exercise for the Fountain of Youth e-book; $7
Learn how exercise can help you to slow aging and find your fountain of youth.
https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/allaboutfitness/exercise-for-the-fountain-of-youth-e-book
Learn the science of how exercise can burn fat, build muscle AND slow down the aging process, includes workout programs to help you find your fountain of youth.


Functional Core Training; $7
Explains how to build a strong body starting with your core muscles.
https://allaboutfitness.inspire360.com/allaboutfitness/allaboutfitness/functional-core-training-e-book
Learn the science of exercise program design and how to build a stronger body by first creating the foundation of a strong core.

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59 min