The Best Strength Exercise Gymnasts Aren’t Using – The Deadlift

Earlier this week, I published a very popular blog post on my go to myofascial release techniques I feel gymnasts should be using on a daily basis to enhance flexibility. It was a small snippet from the Flexibility Module our brand new online course, “Keys to Developing Flexibility and Strength

3 Of My Favorite Cardio Workouts For Gymnasts During Competition Season

The topic of cardio training is something of huge importance for gymnastics coaches, medical providers, and athletes to spend time learning about. It can be overwhelming for many people if they have not been exposed to the information. To help, I wanted to share 3 of my favorite “frameworks” of energy system

Strength Balance in Gymnastics: Exercise Selection Matters

Strength training and athlete development are topics that are often discussed within the sport of gymnastics. Generally, this is tied in with the intent of directly increasing sports performance and gymnastics potential. As a coach myself, this is often my primary thought process when designing our athlete’s strength blocks and

Guest Post By Rupert Egan: Gymnastics Periodization To Maximize Performance (Part 1)

Today I’m super excited to start a guest post series from my friend Rupert Egan. I originally starting talking with Rupert last year regarding strength and conditioning concepts for gymnasts. I recently had the chance to spend a week with him talking shop at Power Monkey Camp. Rupert was a collegiate gymnast at William &

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014: Celebrating Year 1 of The Hybrid Perspective!

It’s incredible to think that I have had the blog up and running for just over a year. Starting back from when I left National Congress in 2013 and launched the first post, I would have never imagined the site would take off like it has. I’ve had incredible opportunities come

One of My Favorite Gymnastics Glute Exercises: Elevated Single Leg Hip Lift

I wanted to quickly share one of my favorite glute/hip strengthening drills that we use with our girls frequently. Proper glute work and using the hips during skills is huge for hip/lower back health, as well as optimal performance. I have it as part of our daily pre-warm up RAMP program,

Are Gymnasts Being Limited By Strength & Conditioning That Isn't Individualized Enough?

If any readers had a similar up bringing in gymnastics to me, strength and conditioning was of course a staple in training. Come strength time you were given an assignment that was the same level of difficulty say 3 sets of 10 pull ups, dips, handstand push ups, 2 sets of 20 leg

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