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Help patients burn fat and reduce inflammation while improving energy levels

Research shows a master switch for weight loss is an enzyme found in every cell in the body called AMP-K. During the investigations, scientists discovered that boosting AMP-K not only resulted in the reduction of abdominal fat, but provided an unexpected benefit: a decrease in chronic inflammation. When AMP-K is turned off, the metabolism slows down and your body tries …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Why are strength gains stability-specific? Part 2

NOTE: In Part 1  we discussed external load stability and machines vs. free weights. Comparing training with stable or unstable machines In some training studies, different types of machines have been compared with one another, where one type of machine makes use of fixed bar paths and the other type of machine uses cables that allow freedom of movement, to perform essentially the same multi-joint …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2019 in DC: Preview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t74uyTS7FgU The Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2019 is being held January 23-26, 2019, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, DC. If you’re in town, please stop by the MeyerPT booth (#1904) to learn about the latest product innovations – and our SHOW SPECIALS – for helping you help your patients and grow your business! Over 12,000 …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

There’s never been a better time to join the APTA Grassroots Network and get involved

Help make a difference: Learn more about the APTA Advocacy Grassroots Network https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=KaZXZH8HJ-I APTA relies on its network of dedicated grassroots activists to bring physical therapy issues to the attention of Members of Congress and other policy makers. There are many ways to get involved, including hosting a practice visit with your elected representatives, as well as becoming a Federal …

Why are strength gains stability-specific? Part 1

Many strength coaches recommend against training on unstable surfaces when using free weights for improving sports performance. Leaving aside safety issues, the main reason given is that lighter weights are used in less stable conditions. And this makes sense, because lighter weights lead to smaller strength gains. Many coaches also recommend against using multi-joint machines like the leg press, when preparing athletes for sport. The reason given for this is that the …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Flip Your AMP-K Switch “ON” …The Key to Weight Loss

Recent research has discovered a potential key to effective and lasting weight loss. Scientists have found that weight loss can be as easy as turning on a key enzyme that burns fat and turns up the metabolism. The research shows the master switch for weight loss is an enzyme found in every cell in the body called AMP-K. During the …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

What would YOU like to read about?

MeyerPT and PT Aligned are dedicated to working hard to provide impactful news, research and information to help you help your patients and grow your business. We’ve partnered with innovative thought leaders like:   Dr. Kevin Wilk PT, DPT, FAPTA       Sue Falsone PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Holiday Specials: Use your Professional Wholesale discount to give the gift of health

Here are some great ideas for Christmas gifts for your family or patients… Hypervolt Vibration Massage Device featuring Quiet Glide™ technology https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvatSdePLQs The Hypervolt is a cordless state-of-the-art vibration massage device that helps relax sore and stiff muscles to improve mobility. Helps relieve muscle soreness and stiffness Improves range of motion Promotes circulation Accelerates warmup and recovery Lightweight, easy-to-use for …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

2018 American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy Team Concept Conference Recap

Thanks for joining us at the MeyerPT booth for the 2018 American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy Team Concept Conference. We were honored to have Kevin Wilk and Sue Falsone stop by the booth for the 2nd year in a row, to share their knowledge and experience with the great group of Physical Therapists and other Healthcare and Fitness professionals …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Hypervolt Vibration Massage Device featuring Quiet Glide™ technology

People have always assumed that for a massage device to be powerful it had to be loud. But who wants a massager that sounds like a power tool? After all, it’s your body, not a construction site. We knew we could do better. So we developed our own Quiet Glide™ Technology following the same rigid manufacturing principles that expert engineers …

Dr. Mike Flores

Dr. Mike Flores

DC, CCSP, BS