Using PRP Treatment to Fix Patellar Tendonitis – My Experience

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After starting Crossfit I developed patellar tendonitis (also known as patellar tendinopathy or “jumper’s knee”) in my left knee. I ignored the pain until it got to the point where I avoided full depth squatting or jumping as it hurt too much. I tried to rehab it on my own, but with no success. It wasn’t until after getting a PRP injection into the affected knee that it fixed my tendonitis and I was able to move again.

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That’s What I Do I Lift Weights and Know Things Shirt

We all know Tyrion Lannister’s famous quote. This one is a slightly different take on it. It’s for those who have only a few but hardcore focuses in life. One is that they are knowledgeable nerds about some type of subject matter, and the other is that they are psychically fit and like to lift

The No Excuse Workout Program

If you’re like many busy people, preparing to go to a gym after work or squeezing it in during lunch is tough, especially when you are already feeling overwhelmed. You can still be in good shape though. Going to the gym puts you in an environment where you feel compelled to do some type of exercise, but if you integrate exercises and a movement routine throughout your day, then going to the gym will be a bonus instead of a requirement for staying in shape. Here are a few exercise routines and ideas some if you can integrate into your life to keep you in shape.

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Hatch Squat Program for Stronger Legs & Getting Better at Crossfit

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Been doing Crossfit for a few years and realize regular WOD programming is not helping me improve leg strength so I’ve started a leg training program called Hatch. The goal is to increase leg strength which should translate to better performance in WOD’s. I will put this to the test.

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Review of the Practical Uses of The Oura Ring

Keeping track of things like your heart rate variability, resting heart rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and physical activity can be interesting and as time goes by, you may notice trends that you can take action on. For example, I noticed that after March, my overall heart rate variability was trending down, a negative sign of health as a higher HRV than your baseline is a sign of good health and recovery.

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