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Strong Shoulders, Stronger Ken

by Aaron Weidman, MS, ATC, CEAS Men’s Health tends to be a bit like Fight Club. How, you ask? Well, the 1st and 2nd rule of Men’s Health are similar to those of Fight Club – “You do not talk about Men’s Health!” We’re working on breaking through the stigma

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Ken As Hard As You Ken

by Mitchel Musselman, ATC During Men’s Health Month, here’s your reminder – stepping up and being a difference maker is not only to benefit those around you. You have to step up and make a difference in yourself too. You cannot take care of others if you don’t take care

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Feel The Rhythm. It’s About Time!

by Sarah Thistle, LAT, ATC, CSCS Building strength is what all the cool kids are talking about these days. And why shouldn’t they? It’s challenging, it helps us take only one trip to bring the groceries in, and it systemically aids in many processes in our day-to-day as industrial athletes,

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Welcome To The Arm Farm

by Sam Grimm, MAT, ATC, LAT Do you ever have pain, soreness, or fatigue in your shoulder, elbow, or wrist after a long day at work? If so, it’s time to take action. Don’t wait until the pain sets in to start strengthening! Strengthening your body helps prepare you for

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Strong To The Core

by Jordan Holt, MS, ATC Deep down under a few layers of skin and other tissue lies our “core” which is comprised of a set of muscles that surround, insert into, and stabilize our spine and joints. It feels like a good place to start this year as we focus

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The Truth In Your Hips (Because They Don’t Lie)

by WRNW You feel it, right? The motion, the tension? If you move for a living, your hips are a part of every motion you make. If you’re not using your hips correctly, the rest of your body will never fall in line. From proper lifting to to a strong

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Step It Up

by Miranda Zamora-Williams, MS, ATC Did you know even a short walk can have major benefits for your health? With busy holiday schedules, big celebrations, and even bigger meals seemingly every weekend to close out the year, walking after meals can be an excellent way to fit in frequent low-intensity exercise.

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The Cost of Injury: The Back

by WRNW We are back with saving you money. Last month we discussed the cost of shoulder injuries. This week we will educate you about back injuries. General back injury is one of the enterprise’s most expensive types of injuries. Specifically, low back pain is widespread, with 8 out of

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The Cost of Injury: The Foot

by WRNW   It’s a literal pain to get back on your feet after a foot injury. In fact, the foot is one of the top five body parts attributing to work days lost. In continuation of our Cost of Injury* series, let’s dive deeper in the cost of foot

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The Cost of Injury: The Wrist

by WRNW This month’s installment of The Cost of Injury* focuses on a part of your body with an abundance of bones, ligaments, joints, and tendons – the wrist. With so many working parts, it’s no wonder wrist injuries happen easily and with glaring frequency. So let’s dive into common

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Life In The Balance

by WRNW Did you know your ability to balance and your mortality are connected? Without meaning to be hyperbolic, let’s put it another way – Balance is a key indicator of your fitness level. A recent study concluded that a 10-second one-legged stance test was of great benefit in determining

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The Cost Of Injury: The Knee

  We return to our Cost of Injury* series this month with a new breakdown of injury costs – this time spotlighting the knee. A knee injury can happen due to any number of physical activities that involve repeated stress or improper use, but can also include accidents, or falls,

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