Become an Invictus Athlete

Toes-to-Bar Mount
Video by Travis Ewart

How hard are toes-to-bar? Well, it depends on how difficult you make them…

At Invictus Gymnastics we have seen so many great athletes struggle on many gymnastics movements in the gym and competition, and toes-to-bar is no exception. Difficulty of the toes-to-bar can escalate quickly if your body is swinging in a rhythm that isn’t supported by physics and balance, but rather raw strength. Though we may pride ourselves on how strong we are, there is no reasonable excuse for doing things the harder way when trying to complete a speedy task.

Invictus Athlete and Coach, Chris Fuller, on the Assault Bike at the Granite Games.

How to Assault Bike Like the Pros
Written by Nichole Kribs; Interview with Jared Enderton

Ah, the Assault Bike. Many of you love to hate it for the insane leg pump you get within 15 seconds of riding the bike, for the mental push you must to have in order to keep going and not flop onto the floor, for your heart rate skyrocketing within .8 seconds of being on the bike, to name just a few. But these are some of the reasons that a few people,

Try This Simple Drill to Feel the Proper Mid-Foot Drive in Olympic Lifting
Video by Ricky Moore

Having trouble finding that mid-foot position when driving from the floor in your Olympic lifts? Lifters of all levels find themselves either shifting too far towards their toes or their heels while pulling from the floor, starting their lift off on the wrong foot. This drill helps you cue yourself to press through the mid-foot, keeping your weight centered so that you can apply the proper force while staying in position. Try it as a part of your warm-up before your next lifting session.

Handstand Walk Progressions
Video by Travis Ewart

Handstand walking can be a fun and impressive skill to master. Many athletes work for years to develop the skill, and yet still have not mastered it. When you are a novice handstand walker and see that handstand walks are programmed in your workout, it can be frustrating (and sometimes embarrassing) to try to figure out the skill on the fly with time ticking down.

At Invictus Gymnastics we aim to point you toward PR City with skills such as the handstand walk. In our video you will learn some progressions that are relatively safe and challenging,

Today starts the next 11-Week Invictus Endurance Cycle. This online program gives you three workouts weekly to get you running faster and more efficiently, while increasing your endurance capacity – your ‘engine.’

Invictus Endurance will now have an active Facebook group for all subscribers. This is where you can ask questions directly to Coach Nuno Costa, and post videos or photos for form review.

Each training day will have options for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. So no matter what level you are at, you will be able to complete the training session.