Power Bench

A great investment, well worth the money.  You’ll never need a spotter.

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July 13, 2017

Knee Arthroscopy

It’s been one month since my arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus.  Happily, I’ve been able to resume exercise for a couple of weeks. You do have to take it lightly.  No squats for a while.  A cushion is also very helpful for kneeling during exercises as kneeling or pressure on the knee…

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July 10, 2017

Eccentric Muscle Contractions

Eccentric Muscle Contractions By Jeff Farinella, Physical Therapist Let’s start with the basics about two types of muscle contractions: Concentric and Eccentric. Most of us are aware of concentric contractions, while many inadvertently neglect the ever-important eccentric contractions. A concentric muscle contraction is one in which the muscle origin and insertion move closer together, i.e.…

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March 2, 2016

Managing Your Injuries During Workouts

Managing Your Injuries During Workouts By Jeff Farinella, Physical Therapist Like many others, it seems that the older I get….the more prone to injury I become.  Fortunately, most injuries are minor and I am able to treat them due to a tremendous amount of clinical physical therapy experience.  Many others would have the need to…

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January 19, 2016