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How Graston helped Tyler’s knee and hand injuries

Tyler had a tough summer for injuries.  Not only did he dislocate his knee, but he broke a bone in his hand as well.  Not the way you want to start out summer vacation!   Tyler was excellent about doing rehab, but between casts, braces, and crutches, he built up some serious ...

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Live like an athlete

If you are a member at GPT, we train you to perform, look, and feel like an athlete. We want to help every one of our members to feel athletic. By athletic, I mean physically able to do everything you need and want to do, on field or off. Whether you play a ...

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Member of the Month: Jackie Landon

A big huge congrats Jackie Landon, GPT's first Member of the Month! It's been great to watch Jackie's confidence grow as she has knocked down goal after goal and keep reaching for new ones. Read on to learn about her goals and why she loves being part of the GPT family.     What ...

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Thanks for the help at the USAPL CT Spring Classic

We want to thank everyone who made Connecticut's first USAPL meet possible.   Thanks to meet sponsors TB Remodeling, Visionary Media, Rupaka Brothers, Titan, and Max Muscle West Hartford. Congratulations to our 15 competitors, congrats again to those who set  state and American records, and finally, congrats to our best lifters of the ...

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Bench Press Against Breast Cancer Oct. 26, 2013

GPT is proud to partner with the American Cancer Society (ACS) for our Bench Against Breast Cancer Event! One in eight women is affected by breast cancer, and one of every two diagnosed reach out to ACS for help. ACS answers the call with rides to treatments, free lodging when ...

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Runners’ Workshop June 8, 2013

We’re delighted to invite runners of all ages, experience levels, and abilities to our upcoming Runners’ Workshop!   Distance running challenges not just the leg muscles and cardiovascular endurance, but the entire body. Sadly, running on its own doesn’t always develop the strength and endurance the body needs to support healthy running ...

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Clean Eating Seminar Saturday, March 30

Our members are a diverse group with diverse goals. Some are athletes looking to get faster and stronger, some are looking to add muscle or lean out, and some just want to get fit and healthy. Regardless of your goals, poor nutrition can pull your progress to a complete stand ...

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How Tom Buckles got ready to lift a 1173-pound total at USAPL Northeast

Tom “Bux” Buckles began training at GPT for strength and athleticism a few years ago, in order to get better at football. After Bux graduated high school, we transitioned more towards powerlifting and pure strength. Just a short time before the USAPL Northeast Meet, Bux decided to enter, and we transitioned fully into powerlifting ...

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Some lessons for runners from our open house

One rewarding aspect of our recent open house was getting to work with new athletes. One such athlete was Jess, who is currently preparing for her second marathon, coming up in April.   We had Jess do a few box jumps and pushups, and coached her through a few deadlifts. From this, ...

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Thanks for attending our first open house!

We'd like to thank everyone who came out to our first open house this past Saturday. It's always great to meet new athletes and anyone interested in getting fit. The turnout far exceeded our expectations! We have a few more ideas for events in the upcoming months. Stay tuned for updates!

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