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Addressing Body Image Issues, Disordered Eating, and Nutrition in Gymnastics with Tasia Percevecz

Today I have one of the most important podcasts to ever come out of SHIFT. Although I have had some nutritionists on to talk about issues related to poor nutrition education, and also harmful practices that are still existent in gymnastics related…
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Samantha Peszek on Her Elite Journey, Overcoming Fears, and UCLA Gymnastics

Really excited for this podcast episode and interview, as I think people are going to love hearing from Samantha Peszek on what her gymnastics journey has been through. Sam has quite an epic list of accomplishments over the years ranging…
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Tom Farden of Utah Gymnastics on Building Team Chemistry and NCAA Success

I'm excited for today's blog and podcast where I sit down to talk with someone I've been fortunate to become friends with in the last few years, Tom Farden. Tom is the head coach of Utah Gymnastics, one of the most iconic NCAA programs from…

Preventing ACL Tears in Gymnastics and Combating Overuse Injuries

It's scary to see how many gymnasts are struggling with major knee injuries. These range from the more progressive overuse injuries such as growth plate injuries (Severs, Osgood Schlatters, Stress Fractures) or much scarier injuries that require…
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How to Increase Power in Gymnasts

Power is one of the most sought after athletic qualities in gymnastics. It's for good reason too, as the ability to express more power helps gymnasts run faster for vault or tumbling, helps them tumble higher, and also allows them to tap harder…
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How To Change Your Gymnastics Culture - An Honest Discussion About Mistakes and Uncomfortable Conversations

Not going to dance around it, the topic of changing gymnastics training culture is by far the 'elephant in the room' that most people are dealing with. Due to a variety of different reasons, many people are becoming more aware of the need to…

How to Build Easy Cardio Circuits When Time and Space is Limited in The Gym

Offseason cardio training is one of the most important things we can do to help build endurance, get our athletes more prepared for pre-season training, and also increase their energy levels for long practices. Benefits of general mixed off-season…

Exactly How I Plan Gymnastics Practices and Training Using Periodization

Trying to plan practices, weeks of training, and also squeeze everything into training hours is one of the most overwhelming things for coaches, medical providers, and strength coaches. If there isn't a systematic process to planning and implementation,…

Helping with Common Gymnastics Shoulder, Elbow, and Wrist Injuries

Last week in part 1 of this blog/podcast series, I talked about some common issues surrounding the lower body and hip, knee, and ankle injuries in gymnastics. In this follow up part 2, I will be chatting on the upper body. More specifically,…
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Helping with Common Gymnastics Hip, Knee, and Ankle Injuries

Today I'm excited to bring everyone one of the most asked about topics in my work, which is discussing the most common injuries that gymnasts face. Because of how massive this of a topic is, I wanted to make sure I broke it up into digestible…