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5 Steps for Getting Strength & Skills In Gymnastics Off Season

Today we have a quick, very high value, very actionable item podcast. I have been very fortunate to travel and talk with many college coaches and elite coaches from around the world consulting about summer training and the year ahead. Instead…
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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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Chellsie Memmel on Gymnasts Lifting Weights and Her Gymnastics Conditioning Routine

Today on the podcast I am super flattered to welcome back Chellsie Memmel for another epic episode. The 2005 World All-Around Champion, the third American woman to achieve this feat, and Beijing Olympic Team member.  Chellsie now 33 years…
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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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Treating Hip Pain in Athletes - Part 1 (Anatomy and Exercise Patterns)

Today on the podcast we are taking a little bit of a detour and bringing you some medical information.  As many people know, I'm a Physical Therapist and a Sports PT that works with a lot of athletes, gymnasts, baseball players, soccer players,…
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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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Building Explosive Power in Gymnasts with Hybrid Strength Programs (Part 2)

Today on the podcast is part two of the lectures I was asked to present by the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association, to all of the NCAA coaches on strength conditioning for gymnasts. Part two is focused on the exact weightlifting exercises…
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Building Explosive Power in Gymnasts with Hybrid Strength Programs (Part 1)

Today on the podcast I was asked by the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association, to give lectures to all of the NCAA coaches on strength and conditioning for gymnasts. A blended model, which is gymnastic specific, rope climbs and handstands,…
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3 Key Gymnastics Topics Shoulder PreHab, Achilles Tears, and Strength Programs

Today in the podcast we are bringing you something very exciting, a little behind the scenes a peek at something we've been doing for the Shift community. I run an online group called The Hero Lab, in which we have a private discussion forum…
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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…