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The Power Athlete crew sits down with our friend Antony Lo, the Physio Detective, for a candid Q & A.  Antony came and visited with us after the CrossFit Games to talk shop so we can better align on our sometimes "diverging positions" on things like tension, and movement.

What we discovered is that it all comes down to the idea that Ant is a Healthcare Practitioner, and we are Performance Whores.  What we find is that those two ends of the spectrum can align with just a little bit of discussion and establishing context.


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You can find Ant here on Power Athlete HQ under the username @physiodetective, or find him on Facebook and Twitter, or any other contact method listed here.

Antony Lo is an APA Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist based in Sydney. His website is  His blog is He specializes in the management, treatment and prevention of pain and dysfunction, particularly of the pelvis and ribcage. His sub-specialties include Crossfit and Exercise Performance Optimization, Ante-Natal and Post-Natal Care and difficult cases that have failed treatment elsewhere.

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Luke Summers

Luke is the COO of Power Athlete. He has been training athletes in CrossFit, Weightlifting, and Olympic Lifting since 2007. He spent 6 years pushing pencils in “Corporate America,” spending 3 of those years moonlighting as a Strength & Conditioning Coach before and after work. Luke was an athlete his whole life and played multiple sports, but his primary focus was football. He played up through college until a neck injury forced him to hang it up. He travels with the CrossFit Football staff and has coaches a variety of athletes from amateur to professional levels in football, baseball, and track.


  1. DavidMck on July 31, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    Loving these conversation videos!!!

    • Luke Summers on August 1, 2014 at 8:41 am

      Thanks @DavidMck, any other subjects you want to hear about?

  2. xoxodarya on August 1, 2014 at 12:47 am

    I am a weak and bitter old woman whose body has been ground down by the grind; I need all the GOOD info I can get. Thanks! I got a lot.

    • Luke Summers on August 1, 2014 at 8:41 am

      bitter old woman my ass!

  3. PJ on August 2, 2014 at 1:19 am

    Ant has been helping me out with some shoulder and neuromuscular issues recently. This guy is a legit wizard and so generous with his time. Anyone in Aus should seek him out.

  4. Ingo B on August 4, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    I like how you guys do a little business right in the middle of the discussion. Always time for business.

  5. Luke Summers on August 5, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    @IngoB, that’s why we all wear business socks

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