Tag archive for: conditioning
20
04
2016

Training with an office job

I’ve worked in the Financial Services sector for a Bank the majority of the last 5 years. That can be pretty much translated to being office bound. The last two+ years I have been training again. And not half heartedly … I’ve been training a lot. Usually twice a day, sometimes 7 da...

20
04
2016

Flexibility

So you want to become flexible? If you need to be sold on the benefits of flexibility, then google it. I’m sure there are hundreds if not thousands of posts reeling off the benefits so I’m not going to bother here. Just know that all professional gymnasts and weightlifters are flexible....

20
04
2016

Gymnastics – Where should I start?

Okay, so you want to learn some gymnastic skills but you’re 20, 30, 50, 70, whatever … The problem, however, is that you have no background in gymnastics or even high skill sports, you’ve got an office job which has made your hips and shoulders pretty tight and they’re also n...

19
04
2016

“I’m too big for Gymnastics”

You’re big, I get it. Yes gymnastics is going to be more difficult for you. I’m not denying that. But is it really that bad? Anyway, you have 3 simple choices … Change your mind set and get over it. Stop doing gymnastics related activities. Lose weight or cut your limbs in half (di...

10
04
2016

Master the Basics – Kipping Bar Muscle Up

I want you to think about a gymnastics movement called an up-start or glide kip. In summary you swing forward, reaching your body out into a straight position, then bring your toes to the bar, you then swing around the bar by closing your shoulders and end up on top in a support position. Your arms...