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Maile Okeefe on Her Elite Gymnastics Career, Utah, and NCAA Growth

Today on the podcast is 2 time NCAA champion and achieving a perfect 10 score not once but 4 times, Maile O’Keefe. Former International Elite gymnast from Salcianu Elite Academy of Gymnastics, Malie had phenomenal success at National and…
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Olivia Karas on NCAA Gymnastics, Michigan, and Challenges of Commentating

Today on the podcast I am very excited to bring you another wonderful episode with former collegiate gymnast Olivia Karas. Former J.O gymnast, Oliva studied at The University of Michigan graduating with a bachelor's degree in Communication…
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Megan Skaggs on Florida Gymnastics, Managing NCAA, and the Tiny Bows Project

Today on the podcast I am joined by Megan Skaggs a recently graduated student-athlete at the University of Florida,  where she competed for the Gators. A former US National Gymnastics Team member, Megan represented the US internationally…
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Becky Downie on Overcoming Adversity and Lessons From 15 Years in Elite Gymnastics

Today on the podcast I am excited to bring back an episode we actually did three years ago.  I wanted to share this episode again now with Becky Downie, due to the recent podcast with her younger sister Ellie.  Becky now 30 is a double…
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Ellie Downie Discusses Her Elite Gymnastics Career, Longevity, and Mental Health

Today in the podcast, I am excited to have senior British artistic gymnast Ellie Downie.  Ellie from Notts Gymnastics Club has won multiple international medals and titles and is the All-around 2017 European gymnastics champion, the first…
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Treating Hip Pain in Athletes - Part 2 (Special Testing)

Today on the podcast, we are bringing you part two of our Hip Medical Inservice.  Which is training I provide for doctoral students at Champion Physical Therapy clinic in Boston to educate medical providers on different injuries in gymnastics. Last…
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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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Essential Trampoline Drills and Progressions with Elite Coach Steve Gluckstein

Today on the podcast I am super stoked to have back on my good buddy Steve Gluckstein, who, in his previous very popular episode discussed the benefits of weightlifting and strength training for gymnasts and his experiences as an Olympic level…