2 Tests to Check Your Shoulder Flexibility

In the world of Gymnastic Strength TrainingTM, having the ability to move your shoulders through full range of motion is essential in gaining incredible strength in your upper body. Look at the upper body of any trained gymnast and what do you see? Strong, robust, but flexible shoulders that allow them to gracefully move through the […]

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Handstand Challenge 17: Scapular Rolls

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand Courses. Your challenge is to perform your scapular rolls in a handstand, as smoothly as possible.

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Handstand Challenge 16: Knee Curl Handstand

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand Courses. Your challenge is to do a handstand while keeping your hips and knees on the wall as you do knee curls.

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Handstand Challenge 15: Wall Wrist Pushups

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand One Course. Your challenge is to perform a wall wrist pushup with good form.

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Handstand Challenge 14: Frog Legs to Knee Tuck

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand Courses. Your challenge is to get as close as possible to a knee tuck handstand WITHOUT losing your shoulders stacked on top of your wrists.

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3 Tips to Increase Core Strength and Develop Active Flexibility Using Hanging Leg Lifts

Use these 3 tips to improve your active flexibility and core strength with Hanging Leg Lifts found in the GymnasticBodies Foundation Series. You will not only increase your core strength and develop healthier shoulders, but you’ll also become more flexible! Everyone recognizes hanging leg lifts as one of the best ab workouts so let’s make […]

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Handstand Challenge 13: Arched Spine

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand Courses. In today’s handstand challenge, kick into a handstand against the wall and then arch your spine by bringing your hips onto the wall behind you. It’s important to maintain your shoulders stacked over your wrists.

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Handstand Challenge 12: Back Roll Stretch

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Stretch Courses. In today’s handstand challenge, we want you to do a back roll and bring your knees as close as possible to the ground. This challenge will open up your shoulders and neck muscles prepping you for handstand.

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Handstand Challenge 11: Flex and Toe Point

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand Courses. Your challenge is to point and flex your toes while keeping your heels and feet together in your handstand.

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How GymnasticBodies Trains Lower Back Flexibility

Gymnastic Strength Training contains a unique blend of exercises that will not only help you build world-class levels of strength but also the flexibility of a gymnast, which most adults lack. One of the most common areas of tightness for many of us is the lower back. This is often a result of lifting heavy […]

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Handstand Challenge 10: Shoulder Stretch Handstand

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand and Stretch Courses. Your challenge is to stretch your shoulders while in handstand, with your hands as far away from the wall as you can get them.

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Handstand Challenge 9: Pike Lifts

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Foundation Courses. Your challenge is to lift your legs as high as possible while pressing your torso forward.

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Handstand Challenge 8: Handstand Alignment

Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand Courses. Your challenge is to get as close as you can to a perfectly aligned handstand with your torso facing the wall.

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Improve Your Climbing Using GymnasticBodies Strength and Mobility

The GymnasticBodies Online Courses are an easy and effective way to start addressing imbalances commonly developed by rock climbers by improving joint and connective tissue health. The added benefit? You’ll also gain an unstoppable core and upper body strength through the use of our bodyweight training method. The complete physical preparation that Gymnastic Strength TrainingTM […]

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Handstand Challenge 7: Butterfly Legs

GB Athlete demonstrates a handstand with butterfly legs, inspired by our Handstand Courses. Your handstand challenge for today (video below) is inspired by our Handstand Courses. Your challenge is to get into your deepest butterfly stretch while in your handstand.

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