Screw New Year’s Resolutions. Unless you have success with them, in which case: good for you!!! Either way, here we are. It’s the First Friday of 2019. Friday’s are for thinking about stuff. I decided to wait a few days to let the hullabaloo of the New Year settle down a bit. The potential energy of the New Year hasn’t […]
If you are a circus artist,
you are also an athlete
Or, at least, you should consider yourself one.
Circus arts are physically demanding.
If you aren’t taking steps to strengthen your body and make sure you move well, the chances of you getting hurt go up.
And that demands training outside of circus.
My mission is to change the way we talk about strength and conditioning for circus. Building resilient, injury-resistant, strong bodies is the way forward and this site is intended to be a resource for you.
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Circus artist-athletes need a balance of mobility and stability, along with a foundation of really serious strength. I’ll design a strength training program for your body and your goals and coach you along the way.
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The Blog: Functional Strength and Injury Prevention
This past summer, I read Sue Falsone’s Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance and it was a fantastic read. I have some previously established strong feelings about the importance and value of what Falsone calls the Performance Training Continuum, so I was obviously excited when I discovered this book. Among the numerous pearls I […]
Following on from my previous post on push-ups, I’d like to dig a little deeper into this foundational exercise. In particular, this post will be dedicated to discussing the initial body position used for your push-ups. This post was motivated by the fact that I keep seeing people starting in a position that may not […]
Push-ups: So much more than just pushing up When it comes to “the basics”, push-ups are often underestimated and undervalued. In addition to building ‘pushing’ strength, they represent an opportunity to develop a number of additional qualities at the same time, making them an exercise packed with nutritional goodness. There are, however, some push-up ‘trouble […]
This summer in Boston has been hot. (Much like last summer, actually. Ain’t global warming grand?). Now, I haven’t really been checking the weather anywhere else, but I think it’s safe to assume that other places are experiencing some hot summer temperatures as well. In some places, it’s a dry heat. In others, it’s the […]
“…people who like your page haven’t heard from you in a while. Write a post.” Thanks, Facebook. You’re ever-so helpful! I know it’s been a while. I’ve been feeling a bit, well, stuck of late. It’s not that I have any shortage of things to say; it’s just that what’s been on my mind lately […]