Gymnasts Love Food

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Who doesn’t love food? Food is essential for young athletes because that is where they get their energy from. Gymnasts practice anywhere from five to even seven days a week. Sometimes gymnastics practices are hours long, some gymnasts even have two practices in one day! The US is known for being at the top of the list when it comes to … Read More

Football Players Can Be Gymnasts Too

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I will never forget a specific feature commercial my University aired on TV when I was a junior in college. The commercial was about a well known football player majoring in ballet, and he was expressing how much he enjoys dance along with explaining how it helps him become a better football player. A football player…loves to do ballet? Yup, … Read More

It’s OK To Involve Your Child In Gymnastics

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The last time we watched gymnastics in the Olympics was during the summer of 2016 in Rio. The next Summer Olympics will take place in 2020 where gymnastics will be a big hit once again; though I am not sure if anyone would be able to compete up against the Final Five! Gymnastics has been a popular topic in the … 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

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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

Artistic Gymnastics Events: Everything You Need To Know

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Artistic gymnastics is a sport that consists of a lot of time, hard work, dedication and commitment. Typically, there are four events that take place in artistic gymnastics and they are: bars, beam, floor, and vault. Each event is completed by a gymnast that prepares and performs routines. Each routine is under a minute, and if you blink too fast … Read More

Preventing Injury in Gymnastics

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Gymnastics is a very competitive sport that involves a lot of time, patience, strength, dedication and commitment. It is a sport that involves both your body and your mind. It works every single one of your muscles. It is common for athletes to get injured due to numerous scenarios. Maybe your athlete landed on his/her ankle the wrong way and … Read More