Dan Ogborn

Barbells on the Brain

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When people say “jack of all trades, master of none”, I just laugh. I’m a scientist, strength coach, physical therapist and educator with barbells on the brain. I educate patients and professionals how to use evidence-based principles to maximize their performance and their health.

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Very few people understand research as well as Dan, and even fewer know how to think creatively about it, and synthesize it with good old fashioned trial and error.  He is a true expert.

Greg Nuckols – Strengththeory.com

Dan Ogborn is a true expert in the field of muscle building. I’ve worked with Dan on multiple research-based projects and have found him to be one of the most knowledgeable, insightful guys around with respect to the science and practice of exercise. He’s one of the few people I actively seek out for collaboration.

Brad Schoenfeld PhD CSCS – bradschoenfeld.com


OMM#9 – Seated calf raises, emails, standing desks

It’s Friday again and you know what that means; Here’s what caught my eye this week: Don’t throw out your seated calf raise The seated calf raise seems like a relic of a long-forgotten bodybuilding age. Often relegated to collect dust in the corner, this recent post from Dr Peter Malliaras suggests it may be […]

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OMM #8 – Strength on dysfunction, group physio, enhanced clipboards

Here’s a short and sweet list of what’s on my mind heading into the October long weekend: Building strength on dysfunction I’ve been meaning to write a post on this concept for ages, but Greg Lehman beat me to it. Simple quotes like these spread like wildfire on twitter, but rarely reflect on the actual […]

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