Dr. Ben Bagge

Training for Power

Updated: Nov 15, 2019 How to improve your muscular power! Is your goal to improve your athletic abilities and take your competitive skills to the next level? In the last couple of posts, both strength and hypertrophy training have been discussed. Strength and hypertrophy training should always be performed prior to performing any muscular power training …

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Osteoarthritis

The Keys to Improving Your Osteoarthritis Pain : Do you or someone you know have chronic or newly discovered pain in a joint that is nagging or aching throughout the day? Some of you may have heard your doctor say at some point that you have moderate to severe osteoarthritis. In many cases this means …

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Farmer’s Carries

Updated: Nov 15, 2019 Farmer’s Carries are great for bulletproofing your back as well as your shoulders. These should be a staple for any strength training program. It’s important to maintain tension throughout the body during this exercise. It is also important to make sure that you are in a upright, neutral spinal position with shoulders …

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Deadlifts

Updated: Nov 15, 2019 One of the most common grips used during deadlifts is the “mixed” grip. This grip is popular as it helps the lifter maintain a strong grip throughout the lift. This grip incorporates one hand utilizing an overhand grip while the opposite hand utilizes an underhand grip. The problem with this grip is …

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Quadratus Lumborum

Updated: Nov 15, 2019 The Quadratus Lumborum is a muscle that originates at the iliac crest (pelvis) and inserts at the transverse processes of L1-L4 and the 12th rib. This muscle helps to stabilize the pelvis in an upright position and provides support to the core during breathing. If cramped and over worked, this muscle can …

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Hypervolt Benefits

Updated: Feb 23, 2020 The Hypervolt is a state-of-the-art vibration massage therapy device that provides rapid percussions to help treat tight and sore musculature. This device can be used to improve range of motion, decrease pain, while improving the overall health of soft tissue. The Hypervolt is able to do so by providing these four proposed …

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