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Old 01-11-2013, 12:22 PM   #23
Greg Griffith
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Re: {TKA} Total Knee Arthroplasty

Originally Posted by Pete Nadeau View Post
There are too many opinions about what kind of lifts and weights can be done without sacrificing the longevity of the knee. I don't lift over my body weight of 205 on Squats, Shoulder Press or Deadlifts
I think this is true. I was lifting more weight than my body weight, especially on deadlifts and squats. And I had problems that had to be fixed by additional surgery. Thankfully, the hardware was all good. For me, I plan to lighten the loads, a lot. After a suitable recovery period, that is.
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