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Cruciate injuries in gymnasts – What’s the problem?

May and April saw the announcement of 2 more ACL tears in the gymnastics world (Gabby Jupp and Nadine Jarosch). Every time this happens, the gymnastics world begins to question why they are so common in our sport.  We spoke […]

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Muscle Leggings

..yes. Hilarious. However, a good teaching tool perhaps! Available from Australian online clothing company Black Milk for AUS

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Human Body Exhibition 2012

The Human Body Exhibition has it's World Premiere in Dublin this week. This is a brand new exhibition featuring more than 200 real human body specimens. The remarkable and

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RIP Steve Jobs

All Full Twist content is published via iPhone, iPad and MacBook. RIP Steve - thanks for

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Kettlebells

As a coach I need to be physically fit for many reasons, such as setting a good example to my gymnasts and to be able to lift the

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Irish Sports Council launches Doping iPhone App

Late last year the FIG and the World Anti - Doping Agency (WADA) released an updated list of prohibited substances. The list presents what substances are allowed in and

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Ireland to tackle obesity

The group SafeFood who are responsible for the promotion of food safety in Ireland have launched a new initiative, to make people aware of their weight and to tackle the

FIG & WADA provide an updated list of prohibited substances

Further to our post yesterday regarding the warning issued by the UKAD regarding the substance Methylhexaneamine, the World Anti-Doping Agency has released an update list of prohibited substances.

UK Anti Doping issues Supplement Warning

The UK Anti Doping (UKAD) has issued a warning to athletes and players to be extra vigilant when using supplements. This comes as British shotputter Rachel Wallader became

Beth Tweddle joins campaign

Like Shawn Johnson in the USA, Beth Tweddle has joined the campaign in the UK to highlight the benefits of drinking milk. It's similar the campaign in the

FIG Anti-Doping Statistics

Yesterday, FIG made public the 2009 statistics concerning the fight against doping in gymnastics. There's some really interesting numbers in the report, overall it's shows that there were

Little Links 15/6/10

Normally I'm not a football fan although I don't mind watching World Cup matches as the players featured are (supposed to be) the best players in the world.

Researchers to investigate sale of eating disorders among gymnasts

According to Wales Online, Welsh researchers are to investigate sale of eating disorders among gymnasts. A team of researchers from Swansea University have been given a grant of

Shawn Johnson spreads a positive message about body image

In the last few months there's been chitter chatter and comments on forums and blogs relating to gymnastics physique and look. One gymnast who has been commented on

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GymFinity discusses "No Excuses" Are Plyometric exercises important in improving performance? Daniel Keatings discusses From the highs of Success to the lows of injury Beth Tweddle on becoming an

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