George Tabares

San Diego, CA 92123

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What are your specialties as a trainer or group instructor?

16 Answers | Asked by Adrienne Vose with Move More Fitness, LLC on Jan 23, 2013

Answered by George Tabares on Jan 26, 2013

I have been drawn to clients who have musculoskeletal pain due to poor mechanics, postural problems and idiopathic pain. I provide a holistic perspective and use corrective exercise, bodywork, and nutrition to help alleviate problems. Underneath alll of this I still enjoy working with strength athle...

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How do you train the gluteus maximus without causing knee or SI joint strain?

10 Answers | Asked by Dorothy Waxman on Jan 24, 2013

Answered by George Tabares on Jan 26, 2013

Good suggestions. I would stick with the moderate range of motion and isometric exercises until you find out the specifics of her condition. i.e. due to a fall, muscle imbalances, joint/ tendon laxicity, microfractures, joint degeneration, etc. Also, being a yoga instructor she may be hypermobile an...

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What are your thoughts on a vegan diet?

14 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Dec 30, 2012

Answered by George Tabares on Jan 18, 2013

Being vegan may have an ethical component and this has to be respected. In saying this to be ethical a person’s health must also be considered. Common in vegetarians and vegans is blood sugar dysregulation; too little protein, zinc, B12, B6, Fe. More often than not vegetarians/ vegans tend ...

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I am starting a group training program and would like to pass out a nutrition handbook to my clients on day 1.

8 Answers | Asked by Pete Lyons on Jan 13, 2013

Answered by George Tabares on Jan 17, 2013

Pete, Each state has different laws regarding nutrition. That said some nutrition certifications allow you to provide certain information to relatively healthy populations. I have heard good reviews about this certification fomr many colleagues: integrativenutrition.com

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Does anyone have any recommendations for "must-reads" with respect to fitness and/or nutrition? Thanks!

13 Answers | Asked by Leslie LaPlace on Jan 17, 2013

Answered by George Tabares on Jan 17, 2013

Must reads that I have enjoyed come mostly from the Weston A. Price group. Nutrition & Physical Degeneration - W. A. Price. - Nourishing Traditions - Sally Fallon - Overall great read, but tends to lean towards a high use of grains. The Fourfold Path to Healing - Thomas Cowen - Endless source o...

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What are some of your favorite recommended reads on Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics?

7 Answers | Asked by Raven Witchard on Jun 11, 2012

Answered by George Tabares on Jan 17, 2013

One of my favorites is similar to Travel's only across the pond. Soft Tissue Manipulation by Leon Chaitow. From what I understand Chaitow was going to mae a combined book including Travell's work this past year.

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Do you take vitamins?

9 Answers | Asked by Eunice Gates on Dec 24, 2012

Answered by George Tabares on Jan 17, 2013

I take a whole foood based multivitamin from Standard Process as well as their Omega-3 Fish oil perles. Based on the Standard American Diet and the fact that it is not always possible for every single person to take in organic, free range, hormone free food while living in a stress free environment ...

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(Upper) Trapezius Pain

8 Answers | Asked by Michael Rollo on Mar 21, 2012

Answered by George Tabares on Apr 02, 2012

Michael, Depending on what state your in you should start with your physician. I trust that if your posting on here you enjoy exercising. With that in mind request to be seen by a sports medicine physical therapist, chiropractor athletic trainer or in some states you can also see an acupuncturist...

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Is CrossFit certification accredited?

3 Answers | Asked by Betty Henson on Mar 14, 2012

Answered by George Tabares on Apr 02, 2012

I like crossfit but who is ANSI?

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Is it beneficial to stretch immediately before strength training?

14 Answers | Asked by Alex Wisch on Mar 16, 2012

Answered by George Tabares on Apr 02, 2012

Although dynamic stretching incorporated into the warm-up is beneficial, so can static stretching. Specifically for muscular imbalances. Say for example a client runs with external rotation of the femur so that their foot hits the ground at a detrimental angle, then specifically stretching or self...

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