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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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Breaking Down Shoulder Assessments

Today on the podcast, is part two of the very popular hip assessment video that we had last week. As many people know, I work at Champion Physical Therapy and Performance in Boston where we do a lot of continuing education for strength conditioning…
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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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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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Inside Michigan Women's Gymnastics Strength Program with Lew Porchiazzo

This is going to be a massively valuable podcast for anyone in gymnastics. Specifically, those looking to get gymnasts stronger, more powerful, and more resilient against injury. Lew Porchiazzo is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach…
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Free Download of My Exact 3 Month Gymnastics Strength Program For Post COVID + Full Lecture

We are in a really strange spot right now in gymnastics, related to returning to training, needing a lot of physical preparation, and being a bit unsure how to safely get back to skills. I have been working like crazy the last few months…
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Gymnasts Who Lift Weights and Have Off Seasons - How to Build "New School" Gymnastics Strength Programs

I'm incredibly excited to get this blog post and free lecture out to the gymnastics world. While I fully understand the need to use traditional gymnastics specific physical preparation programs, I firmly believe that a more hybrid approach…
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5 Non Traditional Core Exercises Every Gymnast Should Use

Every gymnast, gymnastics coach, strength coach, and medical provider knows that appropriate core development is essential for success and reduced injury in gymnastics. There are hundreds of gymnastics specific core strength exercises to pick…
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Treat Strength Like Skill Training - A Change In The Gymnastics Strength and Conditioning Paradigm

Today I am happy to bring readers another fantastic guest post by Rupert Egan. Rupert wrote Part 1 of this article series a while back, and I'm excited he is back for Part 2. I think Rupert brings up some crucial points here that coaches and…
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Guest Post By Rupert Egan: Gymnastics Periodization To Maximize Performance (Part 1)

Today I'm super excited to start a guest post series from my friend Rupert Egan. I originally starting talking with Rupert last year regarding strength and conditioning concepts for gymnasts. I recently had the chance to spend a week with…