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October 2014

Recovery for Women of All Ages

There’s no reason to slow down athletically as you age. According to the Women’s Sports and Fitness Foundation, sports participation among women between 45 and 64 has grown over the last six years. A strategic plan for recovery throughout your lifetime is a key component of staying as active and fit as you want to…
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“Understanding and Helping Athletes Compete” – By Dr. Todd McDougle

My work as a chiropractor is all about helping and inspiring athletes. I almost lost an arm back in 1988, and I’m missing muscle tissue, but continue to work out in bodybuilding and strongman techniques. My training regimen includes a wide variety of strongman lifts, and I train 3 to 6 days a week. I…
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“Managing Pain Through Training and Competing” – By Jessica Rush, Strongwoman

I’m 38, a strength coach and high school teacher, and I just finished in fourth place in the Women’s Open Lightweight Class at the North American Strongman Nationals. I’ve also qualified to compete at the Arnold Strongwoman World Championship. After competing for two years at the Women’s Open, I’m making great progress. Last year was…
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“Training and Competing Without Limits” – By Joseph Kopito

When I was playing lacrosse for the Stony Brook University Seawolves, I tore the lateral and medial meniscus in my left knee. I had two orthopedic surgeries – at ages 18 and 20 – and my meniscus was removed. I was diagnosed with degenerative arthritis in my left knee. My orthopedic surgeon told me to…
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