Strength Training for Circus: 3 reasons to add weight-training to your circus training (part one)

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An athlete should possess: Specific strength necessary to perform the skills/combinations/routines they are aiming to do A solid level of general strength It’s not always sexy. It tends not to be what people are interested in (until they get hurt…then this conversation is easy to have). But, to be perfectly honest with you: I’m always thinking about the foundation.

Training Equals Rehab*: My Movement Check-Up

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Sometimes, I think the gray areas are great. In this next installment in the ongoing diary of my “return to rehab” for my shoulder, I have officially entered a gray area. It’s that difficult to define space that exists between ‘traditional physical therapy (PT) exercises’ and ‘back to training’. What I love about the place where I’m at now is …