I was a collegiate gymnast and have been coaching gymnastics for 15 years. I work as a Sports Physical Therapist, Strength and Conditioning coach, and optional gymnastics coach in Boston MA. I’m also really fortunate that I get to travel the world and teach about performance and sports medicine concepts.
I started SHIFT in 2013 with one goal.
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Nutrition for gymnasts, and more specifically what they can eat to fuel themselves for training, is one of the most highly talked about topics in gymnastics. Rightfully so, as it's one of the most important parts of health and training.
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Brace yourself everybody, because today we have an absolutely epic episode of the podcast. Many people have been asking me get someone on who has a special expertise in uneven bars, due to how frustrating of and event it can be to teach new…
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I'm so excited to share an amazing conversation I had with Diana and Chelsie, hosts of The Routine Podcast, related to some absolutely crucial advice for gymnastics parents. As many people in gymnastics know, the relationship between coaches,…
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It's been a few months since I have put together some brand new blog content. I have been brainstorming on some ideas, and also found some useful concepts in the gym, so I wanted to get back into the swing of things with regularly published…
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I've written about this topic before, but the mysterious question of how much work to how much recovery is appropriate for young gymnasts continues to be a question that stumps many people in gymnastics.
This topic is something that continues…
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Really pumped to have someone on the podcast who can speak to the men's gymnastics side of the sport. Jon Horton has quite the epic accolade list. He is a multiple time Olympian for Team USA (winning a silver medal on high bar), is an alumni…
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This site is oriented to my opinions and thoughts regarding the subject matter. Please keep in mind that application of this material is a personal choice, and in no way is the author responsible for those choices. Readers are encouraged to only operate within their scope of practice. Examination, treatment, intervention, and rehabilitation for athletes should only be performed by a licensed medical professional. Anyone experiencing pain, discomfort, abnormal sensation, or other symptoms should stop immediately from any advice offered and seek formal medical care.