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Hip Injuries in Gymnastics - A Complete Guide

Hip pain is extremely common in gymnasts. Despite the research saying that only 3.1-5.7% of all injuries in gymnastics occur in the hip, the reality is that it is much more common. Injuries like hamstring growth plate inflammation (ischial apophysitis),…
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Knee Injuries in Gymnastics - A Complete Guide

In gymnasts, the knee joint has the highest rate of "severe" injuries. Unfortunately, this refers to injuries tending to cause the most tissue damage and pain when they occur. Many knee injuries also tend to create the most missed time from…
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Answering Your Strength and Conditioning Questions (Community Q&A Part 1)

Today on the podcast, we are launching a very exciting and very special series that I've wanted to do for a long time.  A Q&A series answering people's questions directly from the community.  I am very grateful and appreciative of…
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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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Exactly How To Increase Hip/Shoulder Flexibility for Gymnasts and Create Effective Cardio Circuits

This week on the podcast I am very excited to have on coach Shay, who won the competition we held alongside the launch of the Peak Gymnastics Power course. Which included a free consultation with me to chat, ask any questions and help with…
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Olympian Kyle Shewfelt on The Gold Medal Path, Positive Coaching, Body Image, and Mental Health in Gymnastics

Olympian Kyle Shewfelt on The Gold Medal Path, Positive Coaching, Body Image, and Mental Health in Gymnastics This week on the podcast I am so grateful to talk with three-time Olympian Kyle Shewfelt.  Kyle is the 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist…
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Gymnastics Canada Hosts Culture and Coaching Development Webinar with Dr. Gretchen Kerr and Dr. Dave Tilley

Today on the podcast I’m very excited to share the second part of a super popular webinar series with Gretchen Kerr, a University of Toronto researcher. We were very grateful and fortunate to be asked by Gymnastics Canada to have a discussion…
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Kerry Bair RD on Helping Gymnasts Have a Better Relationship with Food and the Roles of Coaches and Parents

Today on the podcast I’m very excited to have registered dietitian and nutritionist Kerry Bair, who’s been really forward-thinking and outspoken in gymnastics culture. Making sure we're giving the best advice on what can we do to fuel…
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A Hard Conversation about Ethics and Morals in Gymnastics with Thomas Elder

Today on the podcast I’m very excited to bring you a thought-provoking and important conversation about cultural change, morals, and ethics of coaching with Tom Elder.  Former assistant coach for the University of Pennsylvania and the…
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How To Build Explosive Power in Gymnasts with Diwesh Poudyal

Today on the podcast a second quick appearance, due to popular demand, my friend and co-worker from Champion Physical Therapy and Performance Diwesh Poudyal. Head of Strength and Conditioning and Director of Fitness working with athletes…