Talk about a catchy blog title, right? Before anyone thinks I’m here to set fires, I’m not. The goal of this blog post is to give gymnastics and the medical world information, tools, and practical strategies to approach the topic of split and over split training. Hopefully, I can meld current
The SHIFT Charity Challenge: Win A Huge SHIFT Prize Package and Help Massachussetts Elite Gymnastics Academy
Two of the topics that many people involved in gymnastics frequently ask me about are Strength training principles, and how I approach a newer “hybrid model” of both body weight and external load based programs for gymnasts Ways to reduce injuries during training and plan for the entire competitive season
Background I think one of the most controversial / debated topics in the current Physical Therapy scene is whether mechanical vs neurological mechanisms drive effects seen for both manual therapy and exercise (spoiler alert it’s probably both). Over the last 4 years of diving into continuing education and research, it’s pretty
Healthcare Quick Tip – Unique Eccentric Exercise for Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy in Gymnasts/Dancers
I have worked with quite a few cases of proximal hamstring tendinopathy and/or ischial apophysitis in the last year. The cases I work with tend not be the “Type 1” running/sprinting based mechanisms commonly seen and discussed in literature, but more the aesthetic based sport population like gymnastics, dance, and so on.