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Robert Forster, P.T. featured in Fitness Magazine

Robert Forster, P.T., is featured in the July/August 2013 issue of Fitness Magazine, read it here: Dangers in the Gym

Robert Forster, P.T., Creates 12-DVD Workout for Herbalife

Herbalife 24Fit Workout/Fitness DVD Series.

Robert Forster, P.T. has teamed with Herbalife to create a 12-DVD fitness program using the very science that has made Robert so successful. These programs will be available for sale soon but follow this link to see a preview: Herbalife24

Easy stretching moves to relieve body of pain

LOS ANGELES ( KABC) Wednesday, January 30, 2013:

Stretching only takes a moment, yet most of us don't do it at all, and because we don't, our bodies could be subject to unnecessary pain.

"It comes to my attention that people spend more time on the health of their teeth than they do the rest of their body," said Phase IV physical therapist Robert Forster.

Forster says we don't even do the basics to keep our system running smoothly, namely simple stretching.

Robert Forster reveals the go-to move for buns of steel!

Robert Forster reveals the go-to move for buns of steel! Shape.com

Holiday Travel Stretches - Loosen up tight muscles with these six moves

Published: November 22nd, 2012 | Author: Editors of Better for You

Have holidays, will travel—and sit, and sit, and sit some more. Too much sitting—whether on wheels or wings—shortens the connective tissues that link your muscles to your bones, leaving the body tense and stiff.

Final Countdown: 5 Training Tips for the Last Weeks Before a Big Race

By Alexandra Sifferlin writer and producer for TIME Healthland

Oct. 05, 2012

It’s October, which means it’s race season. Many runners are amping up their training for big runs this fall, including the New York City marathon in early November and various half-marathons leading up to it.

Pre-ski fitness can protect against post-ski problems

By Dorene Internicola

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Skiing is a such a skill-based activity that if you don't start learning until you are 20, it will take 20 years to learn.

But fitness experts say proper conditioning can make the difference between a fun weekend on the slopes and one waylaid by injury.

"Skiing first is technique," said Robert Forster, a Los Angeles-based physical therapist and founder of Phase IV Scientific Health and Performance Center. "If your quads (muscles) are just burning up on the runs, then you're not skiing right. That's a good sign that you might need a lesson."

The do's and don't of running

By Dorene Internicola

NEW YORK (Reuters) — Are modern men and women born to run, or must our 21st century bodies be carefully cross-trained to stay fit and healthy?

When it comes to care and training of the modern distance runner, expert opinions are mixed.

Jay Dicharry, author of the new book "Anatomy for Runners," believes that to be a better runner, running is not enough.

"Running is typically a one-dimensional sport," said Dicharry, a physical therapist and the director of Biomechanics at Rebound Physical Therapy in Bend, Ore.

As Seen on NBC News - Conquering The Fit But Fat Syndrome

Have you experienced a Monday morning bloat after a weekend of great workouts and you look in the mirror and see a pudgy, bloated you and the scale says you've gained a pound or two for all your hard workouts over the weekend?

The "Fit But Fat" Syndrome is attributable to improper training schedules and the
hormonal havoc that ensues! The intensity, frequency and how you schedule change into your workouts all work to properly modulate the stress hormone Cortisol.

Watch the NBC News Piece on Phase IV's revolutionary approach to Conquering The Fit But Fat Syndrome.