Gymnastics Strength

"As for their effectiveness, I've seen many gymnasts capable of planche push-ups do double bodyweight bench presses on their first attempts. Conversely, I've never seen a weightlifter capable of doing a double bodyweight bench press even come close to a planche push-up initially." Coach Summers.

We have a lot of new folks at Flux these days and many have been asking about the benefits of gymnastics training. This article should answer most of your questions. This is an article I posted sometime ago.

Enjoy!

http://ultimatefitness.wordpress.com/2006/10/17/all-muscle-no-iron/