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The Current State of Gymnastics Culture and Changes Ahead

This week on the podcast I am very excited to share with you an amazing conversation I had with two friends Dr. Altamash and Dr. Darsh, who are D.O. and host of their own podcast Medicine Redefined, which they invited me to come on and talk…
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Gymnastics Strength Programs - 5 Must Have Pieces for High Performance

Today on the podcast I am happy to bring to you a lecture I gave for the Nevada Club Congress that was hosted by Cassie Rice at her gymnastics club. I was asked to come on and talk about some strength and conditioning ideas and principles.  So…
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NCAA Gymnastics Nutrition - What Coaches, Gymnasts, and Parents Need to Know

Today on the podcast I’m super excited to have back third-time returner, the wonderful Christina Anderson who is a registered Dietitian and Board Certified Paediatric Specialist who specializes in eating disorders. She's been a fantastic…
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Why Coach to Coach Gossip Can Create Toxic Gym Cultures, and How To Fix It

This week on the podcast we discuss a very important topic, with my buddy Nick Roddick, and mental health counselor Rebecca Grady, who was recently on the podcast.  We touch an ‘elephant on the room topic’ that I think so many people…
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Overcoming Mental Blocks, Perfectionism, Communication Issues, and Cultural Problems with Becca Grady

This week on the podcast I’m excited to talk with a licensed mental health counselor and also a nationally certified counselor Becca Grady who works with all walks of life and in particular gymnasts.  She shares her experience on mental…
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Must Change Culture Issues in Gymnastics with Jennifer Pinches, Dave Durante, and Chad Vaughn

Gymnastics culture is going through a massive amount of change. The last 2-3 years have seen the most change in our sport following abuse scandals, the Athlete A film, the #GymnastAlliance movement, and notable people in the gymnastics community…
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Jennifer Sey of the Athlete A Film Discusses What Needs To Change in Gymnastics

The Athlete A documentary, produced by Jennifer Sey and others, was a ground breaking film for not only gymnastics but the entire world of youth sports. The film highlights the massive atrocities that lead to hundreds of young gymnasts being…
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The Future of Gymnastics Strength Training and Overcoming Cultural Barriers with Ann Marie Alf

Gymnastics strength and conditioning is changing faster than ever before, which is amazing to see. Cultural barriers around gymnasts lifting weights, using mixed models of gymnastics specific and general strength work, and more science based…
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Aimee Boorman on Coaching Simone Biles and Offers Must Hear Advice for Gymnastics Culture Change

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. It…

Discussing A New Model of Gymnastics Part 2 - Macro Principles

Last week I released Part 1 of this lecture series on the future of gymnastics, which was very well received by the gymnastics community (find it here). That lecture focused on our big picture concepts about creating and living by a mission…