Category Archives: Training Plans

My One Minute Workout

Recently someone asked me a question over at about endurance for their floor routine. I told them it was a different type of endurance that was needed than long distance running, and to try doing some conditioning for […]

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How I use the Five Tibetan Rites

A few years ago I received a writeup about the Five Tibetan Rites in PDF form as a bonus for purchasing an ebook about composting. It is an interesting story about an older man who learns five basic exercises […]

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My Gymnastics Rings

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This year my wife got me a pair of rings for fathers day, exactly like the ones you can see to the right. I thought it was great but the only place I had to hang […]

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How to Hold a Handstand

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Since I challenged the ASU men’s gymnastics team to a pommel horse circle competition a few months ago I’ve learned a great lesson about flexibility. I was training on a mushroom leading up to the day […]

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The Key to Flexibility is Untimed Stretching

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When I was a freshman in college, I sustained a head injury from a car accident which required me to relearn many basic functions, including walking, talking, and writing with a pencil. Arizona State University (where […]

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