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Ben Stroud

Dealing with multiple knee surgeries ‘After two weeks I couldn’t believe the difference in all my joints’ My first major injury was a patella tendon rupture 4 years ago under a 125kg split jerk. I’d always suffered from bad knees since playing years of basketball. I literally ripped my kneecap off. My rehab was very…

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Angelo Flammia

‘The Difference to my Elbow Tendinitis is Amazing’ Just under a year ago I decided to concentrate on improving my Gymnastics. Being a heavier Athlete this was something that had always been a weakness of mine and in a short period of time I went from doing very basic gymnastics movements as they came up…

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Katie Calvert

GLC2000 gives me the confidence to train heavy again At the age of 16 I was training hard to become an Olympic cyclist on the british cycling Olympic Development Programme. The year before I gained my place on the programme I ruptured my PCL (knee ligament) during a training exercise at the velodrome, this meant…

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Mary Hulgraine

My Shoulder is no longer a worry I dislocated a shoulder playing basketball in college in USA. I had surgery to sort it, and everything seemed fine. I had no pain until I started lifting again months later. Lifting again caused me constant aches and pains, and so I thought my career would be short…

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Amy Laffan

My name is Amy Laffan I am a personal trainer, European Regional level Crossfitter, and soon to be hitting Irish qualifying total for the Olympics. I wouldn’t have done any of this without GLC2000. It was during the 2013 Crossfit Open that I injured my shoulder. Being stubborn I pushed through, bar muscle ups did…

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