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


Does occlusion training mean more muscle?

I have to say I’ve long been intrigued by the use of occlusion training to promote muscle growth with low-intensity training. Occlusion training, otherwise known as blood flow restricted exercise, involves wearing an occlusive device, often a blood pressure cuff, tightly worn wrap, or commercially available device allowing for precise control of pressures, during the […]

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Moving forward in 2016

The transition from 2015 -2016, or really any year for that matter, is marked by a flurry of articles either praising or condemning the annual New Year’s Resolution tradition. Whether or not you agree with the timing, it is nevertheless, effective to take some time to reflect on where you are, where you want to […]

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