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.
Help people change the lives of athletes they work with.
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With gymnastics changing so fast, we are seeing massive new discussions on training techniques, cultural practices, the ongoing scandals, and how to have some hard conversations.
In the last 6 months, I have been getting asked by a lot of…
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Gymnastics coaches frequently contact me with questions on a range of topics related to flexibility, strength, culture development, injuries, and much more.
Recently, as part of a give away for launching our brand new Hero Lab and SHIFT HQ…
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Mental health issues in gymnastics like depression, anxiety, chronic stress, and others are some of the most important, yet least discussed, topics in our sport.
Between the perfectionism, unhealthy comparisons, constant critiquing that occurs…
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This is the 100th episode of The SHIFT Show and the podcast! And yes I have a HUGE surprise, Aimee Boorman is today's guest 🙂
First, a huge thank you to everyone who has been listening and helped the podcast grow over the last two years.
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Glute strength following hip injuries in gymnasts is essential. Along with the rest of the lower extremity musculature, the glutes help buffer extremely high impact forces going through the hip joint. Not to mention, they are essential to maintain…
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Rehabilitation for gymnasts with hip, knee, and ankle injuries can be extremely complex, and often frustrating.
Research shows that up to 71% of gymnastics injuries occur in these body parts. Although it's mind-boggling to consider, it's…
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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.