In college Barry Taft could bench-press a maximum of 225 pounds.
But over time the strain of weight lifting led Taft to severely injure the rotator cuff in his left shoulder.
“Boy, it just really hurt after that,” Taft said. “For weeks and weeks it would not get any better.” Taft could no longer take the 45-pound bar off the rack, let alone bench-press it with weights attached.
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