Tactical Athletes: Forest Service adds PT to logging training

It took nine chops for Aaron Klug to cut his way through a tree trunk as thick as his own leg.

His results weren’t due to his physical condition (which was impressive, thanks for asking), but to his efficiency. As Alpine Physical Therapy therapist Jess Kehoe put it, Klug’s overhead ax swing used a kinetic chain of muscles to get more power from his symmetrical flexion than he would have with the rotational motion of an over-the-shoulder swing. read more >>