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The Magical Medicine of Exercise

Week of August 17, 2019

Exploring The Magical Medicine of Exercise
Across all body systems, from heart, to brain, to bones, there is no more effective medicine than exercise. Based on Dr. Metzl’s bestselling book The Exercise Cure, this lecture will walk you through the ways that exercise can help all aspects of your health. Come and learn the secrets of using exercise to treat illness, prevent disease, and make yourself the healthiest person you can be. Whether an advanced level athlete or someone wanting more activity, this lecture will teach you how to use exercise as your own medicine.

Common Sports Injuries and the Easy Home Remedies to Fix Them
Come learn the secrets to recognize and fix the most common sports injuries that affect athletes of all ages.  Based on Dr. Metzl’s first book The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies, this lecture will teach you how to keep your body moving, fit, and injury free for life. You’ll recognize how to spot the common aches and pains that can limit activity, and most importantly, how to fix them yourself.

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The Ironstrength Workout
As featured on NBC’s Today show, National Public Radio, Runner’s World magazine and in the New York Times, the Ironstrength workout provides functional strength training for injury prevention and performance enhancement for athletes of all ages and abilities. Created and led by Dr. Jordan Metzl, renowned sports medicine physician, best-selling author of the Exercise Cure and the Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies, 33 time marathon runner and 13 time Ironman triathlete, Ironstrength teaches athletes of all ages how to build strength and reduce the aches and pains of every life in the process. Dr. Metzl will teach you the keys of functional movement and preventive strengthening, all with some great tunes and plenty of huffing and puffing. You’ll hate it, and then you’ll love it.

Making Your Fitness Resolutions Stick
Everyone makes the same pledge, I want to be more fit, I want to be more active! What are the keys to successful fitness resolutions? What works, what does the science say? This lecture will address the keys to successful fitness resolutions and give tips of what you can do to ensure success.



Jordan D. Metzl, MD is a renowned Sports Medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Regularly voted by his peers to New York Magazine’s Top Doctors list, Dr. Metzl treats athletic-minded people of all ages, from the world’s top athletes to the newly active at his offices in New York City, Weschester, and Stamford, Connecticut. His focus is to return athletes to their field of choice as quickly and safely as possible.  In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Metzl is pioneering a new connection between the worlds of fitness and medicine to actively engage patients in their own preventive health through activity. He developed the IronStrength®  workout that has been performed by more than 12 million people globally and created the IronStrength community fitness program, which provides free group classes for thousands of people each year.  Dr. Metzl is the best-selling author of five books including Dr Jordan Metzl’s Workout Prescription, The Exercise Cure, and Dr Jordan Metzl’s Running Strong. He is on the editorial boards of Runner’s World, Shape, and Prevention Magazines and has been featured in news outlets including the New York Times, CNN, the Today Show and National Public Radio discussing the issues of sports medicine and wellness.  Most of all, he practices what he preaches. He is a dedicated athlete, a 35-time marathoner and 14-time Ironman finisher. He lives in New York.