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The Unique New Workout Style That Combines Gymnastics and Weight Training

In this special two-part series, I’m going to outline an  approach to getting a strong and shredded body using these hybrid gymnastics training techniques, along with my own addition of some high intensity intervals for athletes and exercisers who a bit more of a cardio component.

By
Ben Greenfield
7-minute read
Episode #334

If you read my article "How To Get a Strong & Shredded Body With Just Two Gymnastics-Style Workouts Per Week." or you saw my Get-Fit Guy article “How To Get The Body Of A Gymnast” then you know that for most of this past winter and "off-season" I've been implementing a unique mash-up of gymnastics and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) to unlock a potent combination of strength, cardio, bulging biceps, rippling abs and beyond.

So, based on my work with gymnast Stephen McCain, I now, two times a week, throw into my routine the exact program I'm about to highlight below: a hybrid combination of HIIT, gymnastics and—to put the puke-inducing icing on the cake—the weight training complexes introduced to me by yet another friend, Rob Shoecraft in my article last week entitled "The Most Potent Training Method On The Face Of The Planet For Supercharging Conditioning, Melting Fat, Busting Through Strength Plateaus & Banishing Long Drawn-Out Warm-Ups Forever."

With Stephen’s help, in this special two-part series, I’m going to outline an  approach to getting a strong and shredded body using these hybrid gymnastics training techniques, along with my own addition of some high intensity intervals for athletes and exercisers who a bit more of a cardio component. Here's Stephen's unique workout recommendation:

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About the Author

Ben Greenfield

Ben Greenfield received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from University of Idaho in sports science and exercise physiology; personal training and strength and conditioning certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA); a sports nutrition certification from the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), an advanced bicycle fitting certification from Serotta. He has over 11 years’ experience in coaching professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes from all sports, and as helped hundreds of clients achieve weight loss and fitness success.

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