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Phase 3 of My Free 6 Day Gymnastics Home Program Now Available

I hope everyone is doing well and is safe during COVID19! We are unfortunately still looking at another good chunk of time before we are back to full gymnastics training. So, as promised I will keep putting out home workouts for gymnasts…
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Exactly How I Get Gymnasts Back to Handstands After Elbow Injury

First, I hope you are doing well during the ongoing coronavirus madness! My best wishes go out to you and your friends/family. In thinking about the gymnastics medical side of things, one of the most common questions I get about working with…
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How Do We Safely Return To Gymnastics After COVID19? 7 Pieces of Advice

Hey all, I hope you are safe, healthy, and doing the best you can during the ongoing coronavirus craziness. My thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted by the virus. Whether that be health-wise, personally, mentally, or financially,…

5 "Must Hit" Milestones For Gymnastics Shoulder Rehabilitation

The rates of shoulder injuries, especially on the men's side, are staggeringly high in our sport. A systematic review from Thomas in 2019 showed that shoulder injuries can be up to 42.8% and 30.8% of all injuries for male and female gymnasts,…
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The Ultimate Guide to Gymnastics Strength

Introduction First off, brace yourself because this is a monster of an article. After I released an extremely popular article on The Ultimate Guide to Gymnastics Flexibility (find it here) I had a lot of requests for a similar one on Gymnastics…
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The 7 Most Common Handstand Problems and How to Fix Them

I've been meaning to write this article for a long time, as it's one of the most common issues I get questions about. Despite so many high-level athletes making them look easy, handstands are actually a super complicated skill with many moving…
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The Ultimate Gymnastics Flexibility Guide

*Readers Note – This gymnastics flexibility guide is a very long and in-depth blog post. The first few sections of this blog are background and explanation for flexibility methods using scientific research. There is a lot of medical and science…
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5 Fantastic Medical Resources for Gymnastics Sports Medicine Providers

Today is just a quick post for the Gymnastics medical providers out there. I get asked a lot about where I find research, books, or scientific studies for rehabilitation. To be honest, I just do recurring PubMed searches and also try to keep…
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The 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make Returning to Training After a Shoulder Injury

I hope everyone is having a great week! Yesterday, my good friend and mentor Mike Reinold published a guest post that myself and another good friend of mine, Dan Pope, wrote for his website. In this article, we cover 5 of the biggest mistakes…
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Brain Spill #5: Stress Neuroendocrinology, Physical Therapy, Epigenetics, and Youth Athletes:

My blog posts in the last few months have been on the "meta" side of the fence, talking about things like overcoming failure, coaching style, and life psychology.  I'm ready to dive into the wild nerdy rabbit hole again in a "Brain Spill" type…