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About Dr. Zach Long

Dr. Zach Long is a physical therapist and CrossFit coach located in Charlotte, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he majored in exercise and sport science, and East Carolina University, where he earned his doctorate in physical therapy. He specializes in improving athletic performance and injury rehab of athletes from Olympians to weekend warriors.

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Rib cage flare during overhead lifting is a common movement fault seen in fitness athletes. While it is not always an issue, quite often it needs to b...

A few weeks ago I published an article on BENCH PRESS MOBILITY where I outlined several of the key mobility areas to address to allow for proper benc...

While deadlifts are commonly blamed and thought of as a low back destroyer, research on back pain tends to say just the opposite. Crazy right? An exer...


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