Dr Phil McAllister's Latest Posts

Dr. Phil Shares: How to Get Better at Push-Ups

In theory, push-ups seem simple enough – lower your body to the ground, then push it back up. Easy! But we all know that’s far from the truth. Especially if you’re not naturally blessed with the strength to do strict-form push-ups, it can seem nearly impossible to do this move with perfect form. Thankfully, there […]

| May 30th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: What Is the Best Time of Day to Exercise?

You’ve likely heard this advice countless times in one form or another, but that doesn’t make it any less true: The best time of day to exercise is when you have the most energy and motivation — in short, when you’re most likely to do it. Sure, there are studies that extol the benefits of […]

| April 24th 2018

Help Dr. Phil Fight Cancer in 2018

Hi Friends, It seems that we all know a friend or loved one, or personally struggle or have been taken from us with cancer. I’ve felt like I couldn’t do enough over my years in practice. Until now. I’m not a scientist and can’t find a cure on my own, but I can and will […]

| April 10th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: 5 Tips To Avoid Muscle Soreness

One of the most enduring myths in fitness is that soreness is a sign of a good workout—an indication that you not only crushed it, but that your body is also transforming as a result. The reality, however, is that soreness and workout quality are largely unrelated. Indeed, it likely just means that you pushed […]

| April 3rd 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: 7 Exercises You Want To Avoid

The next time you go to the gym, take a look around: you’ll probably see all kinds of exercises, some good and some not-so-good. The unfortunate truth is that not all exercises are created equal. Some are incredibly effective at building muscle and melting fat; others are ineffective and can even do more harm than […]

| March 27th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: Top 8 Gluteal Stretches for Buttock Pain

Tight glutes: in theory, we want them. We spend hours squatting and lunging to get a taut, lifted booty. But a rear that actually feels tight is, well…a pain in the butt. A sore buttocks makes it tough to sit, stand, and walk. It leaves you hobbling like a cowboy, searching for the best glute stretches to ease discomfort so […]

| March 13th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: 8 Yoga Poses for Stronger Knees

Yoga can be daunting for those with knee problems. Unfortunately, that’s a lot of us, myself included. Below are the yoga poses I used to strengthen my knee after surgery. Three years into my yoga career, I suffered a meniscus tear. Physical therapy, ice, and painkillers were not enough to ward off surgery. I had […]

| March 6th 2018