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Gymnastics - Not Just a Girls’ Sport by Elizabeth .. Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 12:04pm When I was a little girl, I watched Nadia Comaneci score a perfect 10 and win three gold medals in the 1976 Summer Olympics. I enrolled in gymnastics shortly thereafter. I loved the sport. I loved doing back handsprings on the mat, fumbling on the bars and trying to keep my balance on the beam. I competed a bit but was far from fabulous. Sha ... Read on »
Hardest swim workouts of my life + gymnast spotlight by Marni R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 28 Jul 2012 4:54pm This past week welcomed a flood of memories as I was staying in the same hotel as a large group of Swimmers for long course nationals. Oh the memories...... Crushing on the boys in speedos Decorating posters for hotel door rooms Smelling like chlorine for days and days Eating, sleeping and swimming....several times throughout the day And j ... Read on »
Gymnastics by flakymn Posted Tue 08 Jun 2010 5:38am If you didn't catch the video in the post below, you want to take time to check it out. Joia filmed it for me yesterday when we went to the local gymnastics place for some "open gym" time for pre-schoolers. How fun! The last time I went was last summer. Isaac was still very young and Elijah too young to do anything. This time they were both soo ... Read on »
Gymnastics by GroettumMama Posted Thu 06 Sep 2012 10:12pm Just a quick note this evening – more for my own family records than anything else. Tonight, Gavin started gymnastics. Due to gym rules I couldn’t get any pictures (yes, I was miserable) but he sure had fun! There were six little ones in his class, and three were boys! I was happily surprised! Good news? He does very well following directio ... Read on »
How to Put the Gym Back Into Gymnastics by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 Mar 2009 2:59pm 1 Comment Note: For those of you who get this via e-mail or thru a reader, you will want to click through to my site - there are a lot of videos in this post. Trust me, you don't want to miss these. A long time ago Reader Lys asked me about doing gymnastics in the gym. A long long time ago Reader Sally asked me for more stories about my days as a g ... Read on »
Gymnastics fail & healthy eats from the week (8/3) by thegrassskirt Health Maven Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 10:08pm Home Beverages Gymnastics fail & healthy eats from the week (8/3) 2 comments Aug 03/12 Beverages, Healthy Eating, Healthy eats from the week, Recipes   Happy Friday! Did anyone watch the Olympics last night?  I wa ... Read on »
Adaptive Gymnastics Class! by Francine R. Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 10:11pm Sofia took her first gymnastics class today. Boy, am I tired! She did great, but I had spent the previous 2 hours driving around trying to get her to take a nap, and she DIDN'T nap, so she was crabby/wild when we got to Gymnastics. The Adaptive teacher is good. There were only 2 other kids today, two boys somewhere between Sam's and Micah's ag ... Read on »
Gymnastics| Pain by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 11 Aug 2008 9:10pm Sunday, August 10, 2008  As you view the Olympics gymnasts perform, do you wonder about their pain problems and what muscles may be prone to injuries and how to minimize injuries?  Pain is a serious problem in advanced level female artistic gymnasts because it decreases the performance. The pain is due to the high numbers of hours spent i ... Read on »
Young Gymnasts At Risk Of Long Term Bone Problems by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Dec 2008 1:34am A new report has highlighted the risks involved for children who practice gymnastics. Arthritis and broken bones are just two areas of concern. X-rays of 12-16 year old athletes in America were looked at and the study revealed they were enduring joint injuries that were capable of affecting them later in life. The report was presented at th ... Read on »
For Little Miss Lauren - Gymnastics is TOPs! by Pink Lemonade .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 9:31pm L ast week, I wrote about Little Miss Lauren's " Gymnastic Quest" ( An Olympic Dream ). Last Friday Lauren was doing a makeup gymnastics class because we were in Las Vegas when her regular class was held. About halfway through, she ran over to me to say that her teacher wanted to talk to me after class... My immediate thought was that I had bee ... Read on »