ESPN Followup

Excerpt from ESPN followup VLADIMIR CHUBINSKY BY JUSTIN HECKERT For Vladimir Chubinsky, the impassioned protagonist of “The Miracle Merchant”, our story was a career breakthrough. The Russian √©migr√© now trains more pro athletes (including Seahawks DE Patrick Kearney) with his gravitational gymnastics weight-training system, and has gotten calls “from all over the world” by regular […]

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Atlanta Journal: A former wrestler from the Ukraine is turning Atlanta’s rich and famous on to a New Age brand of…

Jane Fonda doesn’t work out as much as she used to in the 1980s, when she made her own fitness videos. She still likes to be on the cutting edge of health and exercise, though, and she seems to have found it in an offbeat form of New Age weight training. Brought to Atlanta by a Soviet wrestler turned massage therapist named Vladimir Chubinsky, the new technique — which he terms “gravitational gymnastics” — enables a person to lift heavy weights, yet doesn’t build muscle mass or cardiovascular capacity. Instead, Chubinsky claims, it increases energy and strengthens the immune system by focusing tremendous, controlled stress on the skeletal system and connective tissue.

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