Strength Training

27 Apr Free Training Day June 17th at Styrka Gym in Tulsa, OK

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06 Mar Squatting with shoulder problems

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19 Feb Strength training yields big improvement for runners

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08 Feb My 70 year old client is squatting heavy on her new hip replacement!

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24 Jan Packing on muscle! Evidence our new trainees are gaining muscle mass.

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15 May My Philosophy

Our philosophy is to use powerlifting and strength training regimens to fight Sarcopenia, or wasting. Sarcopenia is the death and loss of muscle tissue and is almost inevitable for older people. We teach our trainees to use the methods that very, very strong people...

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