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Try the Simple Bodyweight Workouts Gymnast Chellsie Memmel Used to Help Train For Nationals

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 2021-06-07

Cover picture for the articleThe unprecedented return of Chellsie Memmel was one of our favorite stories from the U.S. Gymnastics Championships this weekend. A mom of two, the 32-year-old Memmel came out of a nine-year retirement to return to elite U.S. gymnastics, initially motivated by a desire to get in shape after having kids. Though the 2005 all-around world champion placed 25th this weekend, you can't help but be impressed by her determination and heart. But the mental side of the game is one thing. What we're asking now is how — how! — did Memmel prepare her body for elite gymnastics again, after nine years off?

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