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Common Sports Injuries & the Easy Home Remedies to Fix Them: Jordan Metzl, M.D.

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Metzl-12The Ironman, A Personal Look Inside The World’s Toughest Event – Have you wondered what it’s like to compete in the world’s toughest event? Come hear a first person account of the Ironman, a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike, and then a full 26.2 mile marathon. Lean what it’s like to compete in this event and what the lessons of goal setting are for everyone. You don’t have to be an Ironman to learn from this talk, goal setting is the key to activity. Come learn about how to set yours.

Common Sports Injuries and the Easy Home Remedies to Fix Them – secrets to recognize and fix the most common sports injuries that affect athletes of all ages. Learn how to keep your body moving, fit, and injury free for life. Recognize how to spot the common aches and pains that can limit activity, and most importantly, how to fix them yourself.

Oh My Aching Knee – Secrets To Knee Happiness – Does your knee ache? Is it keeping you from moving? Here are some easy tips to care for and avoid common knee problems in athletes including ACL tears, runner’s knee, and ITB syndrome.

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Metzl-12bThe Ironstrength Workout – As featured on NBC’s Today show, National Public Radio, and in Runner’s World magazine, Dr. Metzl’s Ironstrength class is functional Strength Training for Athletes (of any age). This is a group exercise class, 60 minutes of functional strength training for injury prevention and performance enhancement. The concept is a method for athletes to strengthen their kinetic chain easily on their own.

Taught by Dr. Jordan Metzl, sports medicine physician 29 time marathon runner, and 10 time Ironman triathlete, this class will teach you the keys of functional movement and preventive strengthening. You’ll hate it and then you’ll love it.

Jordan D Metzl, M.D. www.DrJordanMetzl.com is a nationally recognized sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, America’s premier orthopedic hospital located in New York City. With a practice of more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Metzl is widely known for his passion for sports medicine and fitness. His focus is to safely return athletes to the playing field of their choice and to keep them there. In addition to his busy practices in New York and in Greenwich, Connecticut, Dr. Metzl is an award winning author and medical columnist for Triathlete Magazine. His books include The Young Athlete (Little Brown), The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies (Rodale), and Home Based Strength Training for Young Athletes (American Academy of Pediatrics).

Dr. Metzl’s training includes residency at Tufts medical center in Boston and two sports medicine fellowships, one at Vanderbilt University in Nashville and the second at Harvard University in Boston.

Regularly voted among New York’s top sports medicine doctors by New York Magazine, Dr Metzl takes care of athletic patients of all ages and lectures and teaches extensively both nationally and internationally to both medical and lay audiences. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Asia, South America, and throughout the United States on issues of sports medicine and fitness. Dr. Metzl is the sports medicine consultant to the Radio City Rockettes and for several high schools in the New York area.

Dr. Metzl appears regularly on media programs including the Today Show and in print media including the New York Times, discussing the issues of fitness and health. In addition to his busy medical practice and academic interests, he practices what he preaches. He is a former collegiate soccer player, a 29-time marathon runner and 10-time Ironman finisher.

Finally, he created and teaches his Ironstrength workout which teaches athletes of all ages to strengthen the kinetic chain through functional strength training.

Dr. Metzl lives, works, and works out in New York City.

Start Date: August 10, 2013
End Date: August 16, 2013

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