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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 »
Bringing Gymnastics Back to the Gym by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Mar 2011 12:16am 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. Handstands: they are our new favorite exercise and the trick we are determined to master, thereby making the Gym Buddies and I the floor show at our gy ... 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 »
How Gabby Douglas Inspired the Gymnast in Me by WildThingsRUNFree Facebook Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 12:22am ( source ) “Gold medals are made out of sweat, blood, and tears” Gabby Douglas, our Gymnastics golden girl! Two years ago, if you said the name Gabby Douglas, even the most influential people in the USA Gymnastics world would have had no idea who you were talking about. Gabby had a dream in 2010, but her home town coach wasn’t q ... Read on »
The Remains of the Day and a Lovely Start to a Thursday by Tri Mommy Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 13 May 2010 7:17am The Remains of the Day (Wednesday, that is) As it turns out, Angelfish didn't eat her meat for breakfast either.  Mr. Darcy reported that she only drank her milk and refused her dinner as breakfast.  So we conspired that we would feed it to her for dinner again.  To truly get the point across.  Meanwhile, I got a call from daycare because Ladybu ... Read on »
Favorite Olympic Moments by roadrunnergirl Posted Sun 12 Aug 2012 7:00am It's been a great 16 days of Olympics! All my other television shows have gone to the back burner while my eyes have been glued to the Olympics every night and sometimes even during the day. I'm going to miss it! source I'm going to recap some of my favorite moments (I probably won't capture them all) of London 2012! Missy Franklin ... Read on »
An overdue and unsolicited shoe review of Hoka One Ones by Katie S. Facebook Posted Tue 28 Aug 2012 10:14pm In my opinion there is no gear more important in running than shoes.  No wait, there is nothing more important than a sports bra....but shoes come directly after that.  The wrong shoes can wreak havoc on your body and affect your form, times, and enjoyment of the sport.  Finding the right shoe is an essential task for every runner, from the novic ... Read on »
I'll never be an Olympic gymnast. by Tara Posted Fri 27 Jul 2012 3:13pm ...but that doesn't mean I can't dream about what it would be like to stand on that podium. Any podium, really. I did gymnastics when I was little. Grade school, during my seventh and eighth years. And I was actually a part of a competitive team. I sucked it up on the balance beam, vault and uneven bars. But on the floor, well...I loved me some f ... Read on »
8 Simple Exercises to Emulate the Gymnast by James C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 06 Dec 2013 12:50pm Over the years, I've seen some pretty funny behavior in the gym.  Because the gym is an environment where men and women workout and sweat with minimal clothing, there is a lot of peacocking going on.  (For those of you who aren't familiar with the term, peacocking is the "ostentatious dress or behavior employed by a man in an attempt to i ... Read on »
Sawyer's Gymnastics Extravaganza! by roadrunnergirl Posted Tue 27 May 2014 1:00am So I hope y'all don't mind but this post is all about my son Sawyer! I am a proud mom who has to brag on him a bit! Sawyer had his Gymnastics Extravaganza (end of the year show) last Thursday night. Just a little background about him...he's been doing cartwheels and round offs since he was 3 years old. He just taught himself how to do it all. ... Read on »