A Closer Look At Active Release Techniques (ART)
by Charles Poliquin

There are many promising soft-tissue treatment methods that are helping to relieve chronic pain and improve athletic performance. I’ve sponsored many of these at the Poliquin Strength Institute, such as frequency specific microcurrent, fascial stretching and the FAT-tool – and I’m looking forward to sponsoring many more. One great starting point in dealing with soft-tissue injuries, a method I have used and recommended for nearly 20 years, is Active Release Techniques®. Click Here to read more.

Active Care Chiropractic utilizes Active Release Techniques to get optimal results with injuries commonly seen in athletes. I began seeing Dr. McGraw in January 2011 when I injured my wrist. Through a strict treatment regime, he fixed my wrist and allowed me to continue to train at high intensity. I began to see Dr. Bradburn upon the inclusion of Active Care at CFW. I received adjustments and Active Release Therapy 2-3 times per week, which allowed me to train at a high volume leading up to Regionals and the CrossFit Games.

Active Care Chiropractic is in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Health Care, Medcost, Cigna, and Medicare.  They have been treating Crossfit Wilmington members for 4 years. Click here to learn more.


Kimmy working through tire flips in Friday's Partner WOD.
Kimmy working through tire flips in Friday’s Partner WOD.


4 rds of:
FAT Bar Bench 9-10r (3,1,X,0)
Weighted Chin Up 5-6r (2,0,X,1)
Rest 2:30 b/w rds


For Time:
500m Row, then 3rds of:
10 Push Jerks (135, 85)
15 pull-ups
20 Overhead Walking Lunges (45,25)

Wilmington Weightlifting Club

Team training 5:30 PM
Power Clean – 70% x 3 x 5
Power Jerk – 65% x 3 x 5
Overhead Squat – 70% x 3 x 5
Box Jumps
KB Swings (32,24)

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