Articles | lifts

Jack Patterson | June 03, 2020

"The purpose of this research is to determine why a vast majority of physical therapists are still practicing methods of strength development with their patients that research and reasoning have suggested are sub-optimal when compared to alternatives."

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Mike Ford | May 27, 2020

Typically, over the last four years since my first NLP started, I have averaged 6-8 weeks of consistent training, followed by 3-4 weeks of travel. Often it was home for 2 weeks and gone for 2 weeks. So how could I possibly get stronger?

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John Petrizzo, DPT, SSC | May 20, 2020

This article is intended to serve as a guide for those of you who may be considering having a joint replaced, are training with an artificial joint, or are responsible for the training of someone with an artificial joint.  My hope is that it will provide you with more insight into how the procedures are commonly performed, what to expect during the recovery period, and how you can successfully manage your training after a total joint replacement.

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Andrew Lewis | January 29, 2020

Most flat benches sold are between 16 and 20 inches tall. A short-legged person may find that they are not able to effectively plant their feet during the bench press and create a tight arch in the upper back –  both of which are desirable. The anterior pelvic tilt created by their short legs might also cause lumbar overextension, and consequently low-back pain.

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Justin Nazaroff | January 01, 2020

If you haven’t put in the training time, you will not magically turn into John Wick in the event you are placed in a life-or-death scenario... When confronted with a situation that warrants the use of deadly force, the decision to fire a weapon must be made with the awareness that being too slow, or missing the target, can have disastrous results for shooter (and, potentially, for innocent bystanders).

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