My name is Rick Gray and you might know me as the owner of A.S. Research, where I strive to help normal guys and girls like you and me meet their strength and physique goals through superior information and supplementation.
On more than one occasion, I’ve personally had to modify my workouts to accommodate joint discomfort. At other points I was forced to take extended periods of time off because I couldn’t workout at a sufficient level of intensity to make any meaningful progress.
The fact is, I have guys writing me all the time asking me what they can do about their joint discomfort because it’s seriously affecting their progress and quality of life.
Yes, I know that’s not PhD level info, but I point it out because the stakes are higher than most people think, and finding a solution is worth our best effort!
(a Synovial joint is the most common joint in humans and it achieves movement at the point of contact of the articulating bones…think hips, knees, elbows, shoulders, etc.)
Some of the specifics change (e.g. certain ligaments, bones and tendons), but joint discomfort is typically explained by issues in one or more of these components.
Of course, the range of causes for joint discomfort are too numerous to get into in this presentation…
For a long time doctors believed there wasn’t anything that could be done about cartilage after it was gone (i.e. it doesn’t grow back).
Today, researchers believe there are supplements that can help improve each of the components of the… Read more…