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Lee Sommers

CHP Spotlight Interview: Coach Lee Sommers

  • by Zac
  • 10th February 2020

Dr. Cohen had the pleasure of interviewing our good friend, Lee Sommers. Lee is a strength and conditioning here in the Bethesda area, specializing with high level swimmers. He was the dry land coach for 5-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky!

Lee was kind enough to discuss the great work that he does to help his athletes, and the unique approach that he takes when training swimmers.

Check out our interview with Lee to learn about this and so much more!

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Dana

CHP Spotlight Interview: Dana Monsees, Real Food with Dana

  • by Zac
  • 21st January 2020

Dana Monsees is a nutritionist and body image coach, as well as the founder of Real Food with Dana. She also has a very popular podcast called Real Talk with Dana.

This interview was awesome! Dana shared so much incredible information. She shared her approach to diet culture, the psychological effects of dieting, optimal nutrition habits for athletes, and why one approach to nutrition is not right for everyone.

Dana is located right here in the Bethesda area and we highly recommend that you check this one out!

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partner deadlift

How do we protect our lower back when lifting or playing sports?

  • by Zac
  • 14th January 2020

During the workshop we learned how to optimally create internal pressure in order to protect our lower back when lifting weights. This is one of the first things that we teach in physical therapy and is of particular importance for people that lift weights or play sports.  So how do we do it?

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Dr. Hoffman

CHP Spotlight Interview: Dr. Eve Hoffman

  • by Zac
  • 31st December 2019

In our first interview of the CHP Spotlight Series, Dr. Cohen had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Eve Hoffman. Dr. Hoffman is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Summit Orthopedics, here in the Washington, DC and Bethesda area. Dr. Hoffman was kind enough to share what inspired her to go into medicine, how to determine whether or not you should see a spine surgeon, and information about recent advancements in spine surgery (just to name a few!). Dr. Hoffman is a wealth of information and we hope that you enjoy the interview!

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Skier

What Can You Do to Avoid Skiing Injuries this Winter?

  • by Zac
  • 4th December 2019

Every winter here at Cohen Health and Performance, we see a rise in a very specific type of injury that brings people in for physical therapy. Skiing related injuries start as soon as the snow starts falling. The injury rates in skiing and snowboarding are particularly high for a variety of factors.

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Fitness gadgets

Should you be purchasing a fitness gadget this holiday season?

  • by Zac
  • 4th December 2019

Recently, my inbox has been filling up with all kinds of holiday offers. Black Friday, extended Black Friday, cyber Monday, and various other holiday sales. Many of these sales and offers have been for health and fitness related tools such as foam rollers, hypervolts, smart watches, fitbits, etc. How do you know if any of these tools are beneficial to you? 

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