Gymnasts

As this week our lives are dominated by wall-to-wall gymnastics coaching, I dedicate this post to Gymnasts.

  1. Training for pommel horse:

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2. Strength training on the pommel horse:

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3. The results…

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4. Standing tall on the parallel bars:

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5. Trampoline-assisted ring training:

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6. Some action now: standing back somersault with good leg shape:

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7. Preparing for the high bar:

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8. Rings in action:

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9. …and again:

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10. Russian lever – a floor move done here in pleasant surroundings!

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11. Good elevation on the pommel:

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12. Outdoor parallel bars – an unconventional approach:

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13. …and a conventional approach!

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14. Russian boys combine parallel bar and planche/handstand skills:

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15. Ready for the high bar (sorry, this is a rather grainy picture);

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16. Combined training (stretching, bridging, handstand):

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17. Ring straddle hold:

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18. The one-hand stand:

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19. What’s missing here is the VAULT – I don’t seem to find any good pix of that tonight – so we’ll settle for one more on the pommel:

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We just love this sport, especially the acrobatic side which isn’t really featured today. To know more about us and our likes and dislikes (Spoiler alert: we’re gay…) click on this and follow the trail…

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All good things must come to an end – at least for now. I leave you with one final action gif:

20. Chillin’ on the Trampoline:

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