Gymnastic Strength Training for Deadlifts

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates straight arm gymnastic strength for deadlifts.

If you heard how much gymnasts can deadlift without ever touching a barbell, you’d likely cancel your gym membership and buy a set of rings! In fact, that’s exactly what we’re about to inspire you to do because before you can safely and successfully deadlift heavy weight, you need to prepare your body to handle

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Spare your Shoulders: Bodyweight moves for Max Bench

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates upper control and strength with a pseudo planche push-up.

Fun fact: without ever touching the barbell, gymnasts lift some pretty serious weight, and thanks to Gymnastic Strength Training, increasing your bench press can be a fun and diverse process. Are you ready to learn some of the best exercise combinations to increase your bench press AND make strength gains at the same time? Manipulating

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Up up and Away to Reach New Heights with Rope Climbs!

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates upper body strength with a straddle rope climb.

Your ticket to ridiculous bodyweight ring strength is through training that focuses on converting the average athlete’s arms into a powerhouse of pulling abilities. Our system of carefully organized progressions will result in the development of a beastly upper body and some solid elbows to go along with it. To safely train ring strength, you'll

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3 Exercises Guaranteed to Add Power To Your Arm Workout

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates grip and arm strength with a chin hang on rings.

Are you tired of the same old boring arm workouts that aren't getting you the results you’ve been looking for? Have no fear, GymnasticBodies is here with the world's most effective upper body exercises known to man. The mastermind behind the Gymnastic Strength TrainingTM operation, Coach Christopher Sommer has devised a master plan to create

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The Secret to Muscle-up Strength

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates upper body and core control in a hollow back press.

We don’t believe in shortcuts or magic bullets for that matter. Instead, we’ve broken down the elusive muscle-up into a series of straightforward progressions, that with hard work, sweat and consistency, will be your most effective tools for success. We’ve designed these exclusive exercises found in our GymnasticBodies Online Courses to build your strength from

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Top 3 Exercises for Indestructible Shoulders

Christopher Sommer’s athlete demonstrates a shoulder strengthening exercise, the hinge row.

Here’s a fun fact: GymnasticBodies Athletes have amongst the strongest, most resilient shoulders in the world. If you are reading this post then, chances are, you are also looking for a way to train your shoulders to become strong, supple, and injury free. Luckily, you have come to the right place. The methods behind Coach

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Pull-ups and Beyond: Roadmap to Pulling Strength

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates how to do an L-sit Pull-up.

Pull-ups are the holy grail of back exercises and your ultimate training tool for achieving incredible gains in raw pulling strength. An essential stepping stone towards attaining bodyweight mastery, this simple yet effective exercise will give you a well-developed back that is sought after by many fitness enthusiasts and recreational exercisers alike. The beauty of

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Bigger Biceps: 3 Exercises To Get Yours

GymnasticBodies athlete shows off biceps that develop with advanced ring work.

The world of strength training is full of exercises that promise muscle definition and bigger biceps, making it a tricky guessing game to find the right method of fitness for you. Many folks prefer nicely shaped muscles with added definition that show easily under everyday shirts without the excessive and immobile bulk. GymnasticBodies founder Coach

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Ring It In: Build Better Strength with These At-Home Exercises

GymnasticBodies athletes shows off his ring strength from the GB Online Courses.

Have you always wanted to develop unparalleled strength as an adult throughout your entire body?  With these ring exercises from the GymnasticBodies Courses, you will be able to create serious upper body and core strength to keep you moving strong, day in and day out. Try incorporating these following exercises into your fitness routine (at

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Rotator Cuff Blues? 3 Ways to Balance Them For a Stronger Upper Body

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates an exercise that balances the shoulder girdle, ring rows.

You’ve probably felt that pesky pain you’ve endured in your shoulder when doing any upper body strength training workout. Ever wondered what it is and why it seems to feel so brutal after consistent and repetitive training? When it comes to your shoulders, one of the most often discussed sites of injury is your rotator

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