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Brent Hartman

Doylestown, PA 18902

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Chocolate milk post workout

5 Answers | Asked by Cheryl Sacks on Jun 14, 2012

Answered by Brent Hartman on Aug 01, 2012

I think that it depends on the client, their goals, the quality of the chocolate milk and convenience. Would some form of chocolate milk be better than no post workout nutrients? Yes. But that may be an excuse for poor planning. Chocolate milk has been linked to improved performance when compare...

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Is CrossFit safe?

10 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on Jul 05, 2011

Answered by Brent Hartman on Jul 27, 2012

I've known people that have gotten injuries after joining a Crossfit gym and others that love it without any known issues at all. One gym in particular did not conduct any form of fitness evaluation, proceeded to "throw" the new member into a workout and from what I was told very little about prope...

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How do you strengthen the subscapularis- name three exercises without weight(thinking question)

1 Answer | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Jul 15, 2012

Answered by Brent Hartman on Jul 26, 2012

Chris, excellent question. Off the top of my head I would say doing the "Y, T, W, L" movements using a stability ball. They can be done with no weight. I first came across these exercises from Mark Verstegen's book CORE Performance.

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Question: Knee Pain!

16 Answers | Asked by The Art of Personal Training by Kisar Dhillon on May 04, 2012

Answered by Brent Hartman on May 09, 2012

I agree with the responses so far: checking her gait pattern, foot assessment, getting checked by specialist, etc. Also, I would like to recommend a stretching/flexibility program for her that would address any issues that may be causing her pain. The program should assess imbalances on each side ...

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'Weigh In': Jumping Rope vs. Rowing

12 Answers | Asked by Bill Taylor on Apr 04, 2012

Answered by Brent Hartman on Apr 13, 2012

I agree with LaRue, Michael and Louis. Both are fantastic when it comes to their cardiovascular benefit. I love adding them into a circuit workout or as active rest from resistance exercises. I've found that many clients become frustrated with jumping rope when they can't get the timing down. Li...

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Hey guys!! I have a question concerning a squat assessment :)

12 Answers | Asked by Rachel Koester on Nov 05, 2011

Answered by Brent Hartman on Nov 16, 2011

I agree with Shawn that ankle mobility is key. As well as initiated the movement from the hips. Shawn shared with me a great progression for hip stability. What is everyone's opinion on foam rolling (myofascial release) on improving ankle and hip mobility? Specifically, calves, IT band and the d...

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