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  • Shoulder Pain?What can do in the Gym?

    Shoulder Pain?What can do in the Gym?

    Shoulderpain is one of the most common problems that happen to my fitness clients. The #benchpress #shoulderpress and even #bicepscurls often lead to #shoulderimpingement ..If you have pain, you don’t have to stop lifting. But you may have modify your #exercise #programming ..Get someone who understands #injurymanagement and #injuryprevention as well as #strengthandconditioning to help […]Read More »
  • Knee Pain? Want To Work Out?

    Knee Pain? Want To Work Out?

    If you have¬†#kneepain, weight training can help. However, you may need to modify your workout.This chart shows you how different exercises compare, as far as strain on the knee.We are all individuals, so different exercises may affect pain differently .This information is intended for educational and entertainment purposes only. If you have knee pain you […]Read More »
  • Back pain? Want to lift?

    Back pain? Want to lift?

    Everyone is different. Your pain is not the same as someone else’s pain. If you have pain, get a qualified Healthcare Provider that understands lifting weights to help you stay active¬† If you have back pain you don’t have to stop lifting, but you may have to adjust your program. Find an exercise and a […]Read More »
  • Does blood-flow restriction training work, and who can it help?

    Does blood-flow restriction training work, and who can it help?

    Blood-flow restriction training has almost as many applications and names as it has uses.  From: https://www.elitecme.com/resource-center/rehabilitation-therapy/blood-flow-restriction-training-does-it-work/ Some call it occlusion training; others, hypoxic training. Bands, cuffs, and even ACE bandages have been used in attempting to utilize the benefits of the training for a number of desired outcomes. Yet just about everyone agrees on one […]Read More »
  • Training with pain?

    Training with pain?

    We all will have to deal with this at some point. You may have some pain, but still want to workout. Should you? Can you? And if so, how? Reduce the ROMBy working a shorter range of motion (ROM) you can typically reduce symptoms. If you have pain, regardless of load and volume, in a […]Read More »
  • Going Back to the Gym?

    Going Back to the Gym?

    Train Smart | Train Safe If you haven’t been training for the past 6-8 weeks, please start with a workout you can easily perform.Even if you been doing some HITT, or body weight exercises, you need to ease back in to heavy lifting. Plan 1:2 easy warm up sets and 2 heavier sets Pick a […]Read More »
  • Should You Train To Failure?

    Should You Train To Failure?

    We used to think that training to failure was the only way to gain strength and hypertrophy. But research does not support this! Every once in a while with some isolation exercises its OK to train to failure and see where your limits are. Otherwise, why risk injury?Read More »
  • Injured? Want To Work Out?

    Injured? Want To Work Out?

    If you are in pain, or had a recent injury/surgery, and you want to start working out again, but don’t know where to start: reach out to a Physical Therapist. PT’s can help you safely start moving again. They understand your medical history and they understand exercise. However, if you want to start lifting weights […]Read More »
  • What Is Blood Flow Restriction

    What Is Blood Flow Restriction

    Getting PopularNot just for patients, also for athletesImprove strength, gain mucle mass and increase endurance Blood flow restriction training is getting more and more popular in rehab setting and in the gyms. With good reason, as there is a substantial amount of research coming out that shows the benefit of BFR to improve strength and […]Read More »
  • Weightlifting is not bad for your knees, low back or shoulders

    Weightlifting is not bad for your knees, low back or shoulders

    Weightlifting will not hurt you knees, back, shouldersWe need to stop telling people that weightlifting is bad for them. Yes, before anyone start with weightlifting they need the prerequisite mobility and stability and know good form. Yes, not everyone needs to use a barbell to do deadlifts. Actually most people do not, but they can […]Read More »