How Gymnastic Strength Training Improves Lower Back Flexibility

GB Athlete demonstrating a heavy Jefferson Curl with great form

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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The Athletic Benefits of Gymnastics Flexibility Training

The Athletic Benefits of Gymnastics Flexibility Training 1

Work towards a Straddle Pancake using the GB Middle Split Series. When it comes to exercising for athletic benefits, many people often overlook the importance of flexibility training. If your muscles are too tight to allow your joints to move freely, then you will not be able to be fast and powerful on the field of

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Why You Need the Straddle Pancake

GymnasticBodies Athlete demonstrates a straddle pancake stretch.

Before you dive into this article, let’s test a diagnostic out. Stop what you are doing right now, and regardless of where you’re at, we’ve got a fun drill for you to try. Sit down on the ground with your legs spread wide in a straddle. Now keeping your lower back flat, and your knees

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Hanging Leg Lifts for Core, Shoulders, and More

Hanging Leg Lifts for Core, Shoulders, and More 2

The list of potential benefits to be gained from this bodyweight exercise start to sound like a late-night infomercial: increased core strength, shoulder mobility, hip compression, grip strength, and more. These do not come for just three easy payments, however, but rather they are earned through consistency, hard work and, sweat. Hanging Leg Lifts might

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