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Addressing Body Image, Nutrition, and Strength Issues in Gymnastics Culture

Today in the podcast, I'm very excited to bring to you an interview I was asked to do with Nicole Ferrier on her podcast.  Nicole is a fitness professional with a bachelor's in exercise science and nutrition, a certified personal trainer,…
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State/Regional Meet Preparation and Summer Strength

Today on the podcast, we are bringing you the second installment of our monthly Office Hours, a free Zoom meeting for Hero Lab members to ask questions, talk about various problems they’re dealing with and also discuss current trends happening…
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The Path Forward for Gymnastics Culture Toward Happier, Healthier Coaches and Gymnasts with Kim Shore

Today’s podcast is a great one, I sit down and have an incredible discussion with Kim Shore, who was part of Gymnastics Canada’s Safe Sport which I did a series of webinars for on gymnastics culture. We have talked a lot behind the scenes…
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Helping Parents & Coaches Navigate Competitive Gymnastics Together

Today on the podcast, I have some awesome information to help parents wrap their heads around competitive gymnastics. My good friend and crowd favorite Eva Shute Director of Gymnastics Operations and I sat down to address a frequent request…
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Achilles Tears in NCAA Gymnastics - A Must Have Conversation

Today on the podcast, we had a little bit of an emergency shuffling of the podcasts as I felt this one really needed to go out.  Obviously, there is a huge issue with Achilles tears in NCAA women's gymnastics and this is a problem that has…
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Is There an Overtraining Problem in Gymnastics Culture?

Today on the podcast, is an interview I was asked to do with Temple Landry, who was an Elite Gymnast from Twin City Twisters in Minnesota and is heading to Stanford in a few years to compete.  She approached me with a project she is doing…
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How To Build Gymnastics Performance Teams

This week's podcast is a lecture that went out in my online membership group The Hero Lab, which is an online educational group for everyone in gymnastics; coaches, medical providers, strength and conditioning coaches, mental health providers,…
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How to Have Your Best Competitive Gymnastics Season Part 4 - Off Season

Today on the podcast we are wrapping up our epic four-part series on optimizing the competitive year. We started with the foundational base needed, then went onto the Preseason and discussed how to get athletes ready, followed by the demands…
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Nick Ruddock's 8 Essential Tips for Maximizing Gymnastics Skill Progress

I'm excited to share that today is episode 150 of The SHIFT Show!  A big thank you to all the listeners for your continued support. Who better to have on our 150 episode than my good friend, Nick Ruddock.  A popular guest on the podcast,…
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Answering Your Gymnastics Culture Questions (Community Q&A Part 4)

Today on the podcast, we are wrapping up the Q&A podcast series, answering people's questions directly from the community.  We have saved the best for last.  Man, if I got a dollar for every question I get about motivation, burnout,…