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205: Christopher Sommer: How To Build Muscle And Mobility With Gymnastic Strength Training

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205: Christopher Sommer: How To Build Muscle And Mobility With Gymnastic Strength Training


Brief Bio:

Christopher Sommer is former US national team gymnastics coach. During his extensive 40-year coaching career tens of thousands have benefited from the knowledge of Coach Sommer. The conditioning that created hundreds of National, State and Regional champions was adapted and scaled in a way that bridges the poor flexibility and strength of most adults with the possibilities opened up by high-level gymnastics. This led to the birth of GymnasticBodies. Entire new trends in bodyweight training and culture have formed as a result of GymnasticBodies and many students have become successful both in physical prowess and in life.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • 5 Myths about bodyweight training
  • The importance of mobility for strength training
  • 5 Ways to avoid injury
  • How to build lean muscle with bodyweight exercise
  • How to recover from workout injuries
  • 7 Tips for getting your workout routine back on track
  • How your lifestyle can affect your health
  • How to change your mindset to achieve your fitness goals
  • How stretching can make you stronger
  • Top 5 exercises everyone should be doing
  • How to train like a gymnast


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