Do you have to put a lot of trees in the ground and you've let your fitness slide? The Desperate Planter's Last Chance Program is for you. These fitness and maintenance programs will get you ready and help keep you injury free.
Desperate Planter's Last Chance Program
Many planters travel or go to school during the winter. If you've let your fitness slide or have just been hired, the Desperate Planter's Last Chance is for you. It's an emergency two week program to give you some fitness to help you survive your season.
Download the complete Desperate Planter's Last Chance Program.
Desperate Planter's Wrist Maintenance Program
Tree planting is a great job that can earn you a lot of money. But to put a lot of trees in the ground you have to work your body hard. The wrist is one of the weakest joints, and every year rookies and veterans alike succumb to the dreaded wrist tendonitis.
Planters can download a printable copy of Desperate Planter's Wrist Maintenance Program.
First-Aid attendants can view a more in depth version of the Desperate Planter's Wrist Maintenance Program.
The Desperate Planter's Knee Maintenance Program
Walking through slash, bagging heavy and foot screefing are just a few of the demands that planters place on their knees. Learn how to get your knees ready for a season of planting, and how to reduce your risk of a knee injury. And if you do end up with sore knees, this trifold in the Desperate Planters series is chock full of useful tips for how to care for your knees.
Download your printable copy of the Desperate Planter’s Knee Maintenance Program. To print properly, make sure you have turned off any scaling.
The Desperate Planter's Back Maintenance Program
The low back is central to all movement, but it's also one of the most frequent sources of chronic pain. Save your back so you can plant a full season and still be able to do all the activities that you love to do for years to come - without pain! Between heavy bags and the bent over position, planting places a large toll on the low back. Click here to download a pamphlet with simple tips on how to prepare and look after your back all season long.
Download the Desperate Planter's Back Maintenance Program and learn how to maintain a neutral spine and activate key postural muscles to keep your back healthy all year long.
For more information or to sign up for the Fit To Plant Program, contact Dr. Delia Roberts at 250.365.1388.