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Gymchat 174 – Training Around Injuries
Written By : Scott Bird

Quick reminder : this week we’re discussing a situation that we all face occasionally – should we keep training when we’re injured? On what does the answer depend – where, how and possibly even why?

(do you grit your teeth and bear it when you know it was your own fault?)

Barry’s answers may surprise you.

Join us for Gymchat 174 – Training Around Injuries. Fantastic.


Despite our best efforts, everyone gets injured from time to time. A minor scratch, or something a little more serious.

When that happens, how does it impact your training? Does it depend on which area is injured? Or the severity perhaps?

This week we’re going to discuss the various ways to assess, resolve and work around the problems you may face. Helping us explore this fascinating topic is none other than Grapplefit‘s Barry Gibson.

Join us for Gymchat 174 – Training Around Injuries. Fantastic.

Details –

Who Grapplefit‘s Barry Gibson
Topic : Training Around Injuries
When : Wed Jun 20, 9pm EDT (here’s how to find out when that is in your timezone)
How : Post a comment, question or reply
Where : https://plus.google.com/u/0/113406428532094481598/posts/75n9UFiy2Yx
If you’ve never been to one of these discussions before, here’s how to join in the fun. Simple, quick to set up and free.
For everyone who’s joining us for their first Gymchat, welcome. Just dive right in, and ask Barry any training-related questions you like.
See you there.

Over to you. Drop us a line on Twitter ( @scottbird ), or add a comment below.

Cheers.

 

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