Pec Tears and Injury Prevention ft. Nick Fowler and Sean Pastuch

Episode 97Brute Strength


This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I discuss the CrossFit Regional pec tears with our Director of Strength & Conditioning, Nick Fowler (@thenickfowler), and our Head Mobility Coach, Dr. Sean Pastuch (@activelifeRX). We dissect the possibilities for the 30 or so pec injuries this year and what can be done now in order to reduce injuries within your training. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion:

[2:01] All possible reasons for the pec tears

[6:50] Psychological effect of competition

[9:50] Inherent risk in the sport

[11:12] Full range of motion and spending time at your end ranges

[17:04] History of this particular test

[20:05] Finding a common thread among the athletes

[28:47] Injury prevention in your training

[34:16] George Sanchez: The poster child for building a foundation