Getting involved in sports is something that everyone agrees is a great idea for kids – especially for teenagers whose idea of the ideal after school activity is often playing Madden on the Xbox or spending hours on Facebook rather than actually getting out and being active on a regular basis. Any sport comes…

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When a child, no matter what age, takes gymnastics classes there are certain supplies their parents will need to buy (as is the case in pretty much any sport). And with budding female gymnasts, even the youngest ones, that  includes at least one leotard. As they progress in the sport, it may be that they end…

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“How was gym today?” is a question every gym parent wants to ask their kid on the car ride home. Unfortunately, this age-old, open-ended question loses it’s importance when the word “fine” become the oh-so-common answer. Here is a list of 25 questions to ask your young athlete (not all in the same day of…

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Young gymnasts perform some amazing feats every time they step into a gym. However, as back to school time rolls around again and a new school year begins young gymnasts begin trying to master a balancing act that has very little to do with a four inch beam; balancing their school work with their athletic…

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Believe it or not, it’s not too long until the big holiday season rolls around again. If you are an organized, savvy holiday shopper – as most of us do try to be every year – no doubt you’ve already at least started thinking about your shopping lists and what should be on them.

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Going into the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, while the US Women’s’ Gymnastics team is again expected to be a very strong one much of the attention of the media is likely to focus on a single member; 19 year old Simone Biles. And to be fair, Biles deserves all of the buzz that is…

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The history of gymnastics is a long and interesting one. As an introduction here is a brief look at just how a discipline practiced by naked Greek men became the graceful, dazzling – and fully clothed – sport it is today.

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The 2016 Olympics are almost upon us. It’s a time for the world’s best athletes to come together and compete for the title of world’s best. While we wait anxiously for them to begin we look back at some fun facts about gymnastics in the last Olympics. The team became known as the “Fab Five”…

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