Video for Gymchat 256 - Injury Prevention & Management (John Paul Catanzaro)

Have you ever been unable to train due to injury? How do you minimise the risk of it happening again?

Thanks again to everyone who watched and joined in the discussion Gymchat 256 - Injury Prevention & Management [with Exercise Physiologist John Paul Catanzaro and Personal Trainer and Strength Athlete Josh Hewett] - much appreciated. If you haven't seen it yet (or simply want to go over a particular point again), here's the entire video.

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It was a fantastic discussion. Josh and John Paul discussed :

00:43 John Paul's fitness background
02:28 Definition of Injury Prevention & Injury Management
05:36 Program length
06:54 Biomechanics and Form
09:04 Fast or Slow Reps?
11:47 Warming up
18:58 Static stretching
22:01 Placement of equipment
25:13 John Paul's own injuries
32:27 Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy
35:30 METH / Embracing Inflammation
39:07 Recommendations for long-term injury management
51:24 Contrast therapy

There were also a number of resources noted during the discussion. In particular :

Plus a number of studies and articles on all types of injury management. If you're ready to find out how to Stay Injury-Free, make sure you watch this one. And to keep up with John Paul and find out more about his own training & nutrition, swing by :


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