Injury/Rehab (4)

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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On my mind #6 – Ineptitude, ACL rehab & deep work

Ah, the first weekend of fall. That morning chill in the air, the subtle shifting of the leaves from vibrant greens to shades of orange, and Facebook feeds filling up with infographics on the purported dangers of the now infamous pumpkin-spice lattes. Here’s what’s on my mind this weekend: Ineptitude is a bigger problem than […]

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11 lessons from my first pec tear

I can remember it like it was yesterday. It was the second rep of a heavy set, not my working weight, but a heavy set on the bench press nonetheless. Lowering the bar to my chest, I started to feel a searing pain across the upper portion of my chest, like someone had jabbed something […]

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Dan Ogborn