The 61 Challenge

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By exercise number 45, the majority of my body was on fire! When I reached the last 4 exercises, I can’t even describe the burn I was experiencing, but there was no way I was bailing at that point. I sucked it up, powered through and called it a victory.

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61 Medicine Ball Exercises to Create a Killer Workout

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I’m happy to say I finally finished our video containing a large number (61 to be exact) of medicine ball exercises you can do at home. The video is meant to show you some exercises you may not be familiar with as well as the proper technique for each one. Choose a subgroup of exercises ...

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Do It All with the Medicine Ball

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It is becoming increasingly popular these days to forego the trip to the gym and get a solid workout at home. People are becoming more educated in the use of bodyweight and small weighted products to get a total body workout. I am all for it and do it quite often myself. I can get ...

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American Gymnast Adds Strength and Fitness Product Line

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American Gymnast is excited to announce its new Strength and Fitness concept at http://www.GymnasticsStrength.com, featuring an entire product line for general fitness, weightlifting, gymnastics and bodyweight strength training. From it’s inception, American Gymnast has been an industry leader in promoting gymnastics exercises and products that utilize bodyweight for strength development and emphasize core conditioning.

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How To Keep High Confidence After Performing Poorly

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Everyone can have a bad practice or competition from time to time. But, how do you regain your confidence and stop one bad meet from snowballing into a string of bad competitions. In this article, Dr. Patrick Cohn gives you examples and tips on how to keep your confidence high after a poor competition.

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How to Bounce Back After a Bad Performance

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Have you ever performed poorly and had difficulty bouncing back? Bouncing back from a poor performance requires a resilient mentality. Resiliency is the ability to recover quickly from adversity. Learn several tips to help you develop a resilient mentality.

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Spin Locks Updated on AAI Gymnastics Equipment

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All AAI spin locks were updated to a new smaller handle, providing more room between cables and the spin lock, as well as easier adjustment. See a comparison of the two version and order the new style now from American Gymnast.

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American Gymnast Opens New Location

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American Gymnast has announced the opening of a brand new location based in Chesapeake, VA. The new office will operate as American Gymnast North and will be managed by Rick Walker, servicing customers throughout Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

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Top Beliefs that Block Gymnasts’ Success

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Gymnasts often have thoughts, feelings, ideas, attitudes, or ingrained ways of behaving that are self-defeating and can obstruct peak performance in competition. This article explains how to recognize and avoid those feelings.

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How to Perform with Trust in Competition

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The ability for gymnasts to perform instinctively is critical to consistent execution in competition. The reason for practice is to provide a method you can trust when its time to compete. Dr. Patrick Cohn covers how to do this successfully in this article.

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