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 [...]
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 [...]
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Here are several gymnastics training videos showing drills for learning a straddle L-sit press to handstand
The wrist and shoulders are common places for over-use injuries, especially in the sport of gymnastics. It's important to strengthen these areas before injuries occur to help stay ahead of the game.
Below are some great exercises to increase your stomach strength (and get those 6-pack abs!). The pictures will show us using equipment in the gym, but you can just as easily substitute things around the house (beds, couches, tables, etc) to help you perform a lot of these exercises - be creative! You'll also notice that some of the terminology we use are just slang terms that have evolved over time while doing these in the gym...you may have different names for some of these exercises.
The handstand is the most fundamental and crucial element in all of gymnastics. It's body position can be seen in elements done on every single apparatus in the sport. The development of a gymnast's handstand is generally started at the very earliest stages of recreational levels, but gymnasts should continually train and refine their position throughout their entire career.
Basic Technique regarding the development of a tight straight body position by Vitaly Marinitch
Basic Technique regarding the Handstand Position provided by Vitaly Marinitc