Posts Tagged with "physical therapy"
Knee Pain When Squatting? A Simple, Practical Guide to Resolving It
To mirror yesterday’s conversation on training around pain, today’s post delves a little deeper into a specific area that many lifters tend to have issues with: Not enough bicep curl variations in their program Forgetting to remove their shaker bottle from their gym bag for week Knees. The knees are a vulnerable joint and there… Read more
What Would I Say to Someone Starting Out?
Being human means being enamored by a litany of things in the health/wellness/physical preparation realm. Some people are easily swooned by fancy watches and elaborate looking exercises Others by cryochambers and Paleo recipes that taste like sawdust. I am not here to play judgement police. For the most part, everything has a time and place… Read more
The Gym Is a Pain In My Neck: Two Movements To Cure Them All
When it comes to neck pain, as a strength coach, I (generally) don’t touch that with a ten-foot pole. It’s case dependent of course, but more often than not, if someone I’m working with walks in with a some significant discomfort in their neck I 1) start hyperventilating into a paper bag and 2) immediately… Read more
The 411 On Plantar Fasciitis and How to Make It Vanish
I’m currently with my family taking a little vacation down in Florida. I’ll be checking in at some point this week with some content, but on the meantime I’ve got some awesome people pinch-writing for me this week. Today’s post is written by physical therapist Dr. Michael Infantino on a topic that’s a pain in… Read more
Bridging the Gap Between Physical Therapy and Strength and Conditioning. How Much of a Gap Is There?
Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Andrew Millett – a good friend of mine and brilliant physical therapist outside of Boston. The term “bridging the gap” is always brought up when the discussion of physical therapy and strength and conditioning comes up. There’s no doubt a melding of the two when discussing the most successful… Read more
Everyone NEEDS to Deadlift
Note from TG: If there was ever a blog title conceived specifically for this website, this is the one. Jason Bourne, an F-16 fighter jet, and a lumberjack punching a grizzly bear in the face while eating a bag of beef jerky could have steel cage match and it wouldn’t be as manly as this title…. Read more
Leaky Roof Syndrome
To begin, yesterday, I had just finished my training session when Eric walked up to me and said, “you’re 12:30 eval is here; she’s waiting in the office.” Oops – twenty minutes early. I head over to the stereo to turn-off the Wu-Tang (not exactly… Read more