Understanding “Myths” About Gymnastics

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There are a hand full of myths that surround gymnastics that cause parents hesitation when it comes to the sport for their child to try. Some of these myths are false and some of the myths can be fairly true. What makes these myths “true” is based on how your gymnast trains. A lot of the myths that people think … Read More

Father’s Day Gifts For Gymnastics Dad

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Can you believe that it is already June? Can you believe that Father’s Day is around the corner? I sure can’t! Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday of June, so this year it is June 17th. If you’re anything like me, then you must be rattling your brain around for gift ideas for Dad. Dads in general are pretty … Read More

Mother’s Day Gifts For Gymnastics Mom

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April showers bring May flowers and do you know what else is in May? Mother’s Day! What a beautiful sunny month to be able to celebrate Mom and show her how much you appreciate her for being one of your biggest fans, and definitely one of your biggest supporters. Coming up with gift ideas can be a challenge especially when … Read More

10 Funny Fail Gifs Only Gymnasts Can Relate To

When you notice your crush is watching When your favorite song comes on during a meet When your coach says, “Give it your all!” The second your coaches say, “Practice is over!” after hours of practicing When you’re determined to run so fast thinking you may be able to fly… When you hear that the pizza delivery has arrived When … Read More

Gymnastics or Tumbling: Which is Better for Your Child?

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If your child is one that has a lot of energy within him/her, what better sport to pick for your child than gymnastics or tumbling? Gymnastics and tumbling are great for any child that loves to twist, turn, flip, swing, climb and spin, and definitely will help your child release all of that wonderful energy we all wish we had! … Read More

Alternatives to Gymnastics for your Gymnast

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Gymnastics is a very competitive sport that involves a lot of dedication and commitment. Typically if your child is on a gymnastics team then you would know that there is no time for anything else! Gymnasts train and work hard anywhere from four to six days a week. Gymnasts practice this much because it helps them prepare for meets and … Read More

How to Become a Gymnastics Judge

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Have you ever wondered what it took to become a judge for gymnastics? Their jobs may seem quite easy, but believe me when I say there is a lot to it! You see judges most during meets, obviously. There are a few judges sitting at a table at each event: bars, beam, vault, and floor. These judges have gone through … Read More

Halloween Costume Ideas for Gymnasts

Oh, how I love Halloween season! There is nothing like competing with your neighbors when it comes to decorating your house and your yard, carving pumpkins, apple picking, eating candy until your stomach hurts, telling spooky stories, visiting haunted houses and of course, costume picking. I hope that you can agree with me when I honestly say that picking out … Read More

Safe, Low-Impact at Home Conditioning Ideas

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Exercising. It sure as heck is not easy. Now that the cooler weather is approaching us it may be difficult to stick with your regular routine when it comes to exercising especially if you are doing a lot outdoors. Going to the gym can be quite a hassle because it is always crowded, sometimes you have to wait for a … Read More

What to Put Under the Tree for Your Gymnast This Year

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I recently just wrote a post on what to stuff your young gymnast’s stocking with this Christmas, and now I am getting to the bigger and maybe even to the more exciting things! With fall kicking in and the Holiday Season around the corner, it is only natural to start wondering what to put under the tree for your gymnast. … Read More