Posts Tagged ‘injury prevention’

My Back Hurts: Can I Lift?

Written By: Claire Kopko, PT, DPT, OCS, NASM-PES Low back pain is an almost expected malady of any strength athlete. It is the rare lifter who has not complained of this and had his performance negatively affected by this problem. Some opt to ignore the problem and work through it, while others choose to avoid aggravating…

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Injury Prevention for the Hybrid Powerlifter

By: Taylor Weglicki, PT, DPT Strength sports are constantly in flux. New methods and coaching styles apply pressure for change more than ever before. ‘The Hybrid Athlete’ is a welcome change to this realm, introducing a framework for training that allows many athletes to complete amazing feats. Successfully completing a 500 pound squat and running…

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