How to Train to Build Muscle With Dustin Jones, PT, DPTMay 11, 2022
Dr. Dustin Jones is a board-certified Geriatric Certified Specialist (GCS) and CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1) with a background in sports and orthopedics.
He blends his sports & geriatrics background to help older adults improve their lives at StrongerLife in Lexington, KY.
Dustin is also the creator of GEROS Health which has been a critical voice in shifting attention towards elevating the quality of care, and more specifically, the intensity of care, that we deliver to aging adults.
In this episode, Dustin speaks about geriatric rehab and the importance of strength training for the 55+ community. Strength training is all about consistency and working at a hard enough intensity to grow and improve your muscles.
Strength training is critical for maintaining your mobility, independence, and quality of life. Dustin dives deep into how he helps patients build strength training programs. Tune in as we talk about practicing what you preach, avoiding injuries, and the basics behind gradual progression.
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Highlights From This Episode
[0:00] Topic Intro
[02:10] Dustin Jones' inspiration behind StrongerLife.
[08:25] How CrossFit played a role in Dustin’s career at StongerLife.
[13:30] Most clinicians are not practicing what they preach when it comes to strength training.
[16:50] How to build a strength training program using “AMRAP.”
[23:35] What fatigue should feel like during strength training.
[29:30] Dustin’s top three favorite exercises: deadlift, squats, and push-ups.
[35:35] How to avoid injuries while strength training.
[39:30] How frequently should we work on our muscles?
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