Cycle six of the gymnastics workout program concentrates on upper body and core strength with some unilateral leg exercises worked in. This cycle applies the rolls and balance work we have done in past cycles to more than just the floor and strikes a good balance between basic skill and strength work.

 

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Week One

Day One

Handstand balance work - 15 minutes

 

3 Sets of:

 

Day Two

4 sets of 1:00 holds:

  • Left split
  • Right split
  • Middle split/pancake

 

Day Three

3 x 10-20 tap swing on rings

5 x 5 ice cream maker

 

 

Tabata jumping switch lunge

 

Day Four

4 sets of:

 

Day Five

3 x 5-10 candlestick pulls

 

 

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