The Gympire (instagram)

Who is The Gympire?

Post Views 1,397   For Elite athletes, it can be hard to maintain their bodies at peak physical condition after retirement. But for two former USA Gymnastics National Team members, they are using Instagram to motivate not only themselves but others to workout every day. Samantha Peszek was a National Team member from ’07-’10 and Read More

Condition Like An Olympian

Condition Like an Olympian

Post Views 250 Ever wonder what types of conditioning skills top gymnasts do in order to be successful? Shannon Miller reveals her top 5 conditioning skills to help anyone, athlete or non-athlete, become stronger and build their endurance. These skills include performing rebounds, handstand push-ups, handstand holds, leg lifts, and running.  If you are not able to perform any Read More

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The Dark Years: When Gymnastics was Too Painful to Watch

Post Views 164 This is an incredibly amazing autobiographical account of Wendy Bruce Martin’s journey from being an Olympic gymnast to who she is today.  She explains the internal and external battles of training, living, and breathing gymnastics for 15 years and how that affected her as she entered the “real world” without gymnastics.  Beautifully written Read More

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Be Coached By An Olympian

Post Views 171 Have you ever wanted the advice, help, assistance, and/or guidance from a National, World, or Olympic Champion on ways to improve your gymnastics? The best person to help you possesses an impressive 59 international medals and 49 national medals, most of them GOLD. She was the first US woman to win back Read More