Aly Raisman Was Not Impressed With A TSA Man

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We all know Aly Raisman, one of the greatest U.S. Gymnasts, a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Well, someone at TSA doesn’t seem to have any idea who he was dealing with. Nevertheless, whether she is a gold medalist or not, no one deserves body shaming! But Aly had the perfect response: Lady at TSA: “Gymnast? I recognized u by ur … Read More

Am I Too Old For Gymnastics

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Most people are amazed when they see young girls and boys tumbling across a gym floor. If you aren’t familiar with gymnastics events, the athletes may look superhuman. With this in mind, many older kids (12+) often wonder if it’s too old for them to start gymnastics classes. The answer everyone wants to hear is “no, it’s not too old”. … Read More

Signs Your Gymnast Needs a Sports Psychologist

Everyone knows and recognizes that gymnastics is a very physical sport, but not everyone understands how truly mental the sport is as well. It takes a lot of emotions for gymnasts to be able to do the things they do in the gym. For instance, dismounting from high bars, or tumbling through the air can’t be done without a bit … Read More

The 10 DO’s and DON’Ts of Gymnastics Private Lessons

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About four weeks before the state meet every year, the phone starts ringing off the hook and the calendar starts booking so tightly that to get a private lesson is nearly impossible. There are some very simple guidelines you can follow when you are considering private lessons because they are truly an investment in your child. Do Know The Policy … Read More

How to Cheer Up an Injured Athlete

No one likes to be injured. An injury can impact your life in many different ways; especially if you’re an athlete. Young athletes like gymnasts live and breathe their sport, which means when they are unexpectedly taken out of the sport with an injury, they are vulnerable to stress, fear, depression, and even a loss of identity. One of the … Read More

7 Sports to Consider When You Retire Your Leo

No matter how much talent you have or how hard you work in the gym, there is going to come a day when it’s time to hang up the leotard. Whether your gymnastics career is cut short due to fear, finance, injury, or time restraints – sooner or later, it will happen. Instead of worrying about what you are going … Read More

Understanding Sever’s Disease and Gymnastics

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Sever’s Disease can come on Quickly A few days before my daughter’s third gymnastics meet of the season, she began to complain of heel pain in her left foot. She’d been practicing hard and I just chalked it up to overuse. When the heel of the left foot began to swell, I still didn’t think much of it. We simply … Read More

13 Expressions Every Gymnast Makes

NANNING, CHINA - OCTOBER 12: Kyla Ross of United States performs on the Balance Beam during the Women's Balance Beam Final on day six of the 45th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at Guangxi Sports Center Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Nanning, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

1. The expression when you finally got that new skill I’m the king of the world! Gymnastics is the greatest sport there is!

Gymnastics Mats for Home Use – Buying Guide

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Whether your gymnast has just started tumbling or you have an experienced tumbler at home, you and they will benefit from having gymnastics mats at home. The truth of the matter is a gymnast is never still and soon most of the furniture in your home will be used as an apparatus! Unfortunately, unlike the gym, a home’s floors aren’t … Read More