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How to Do a Backflip in Five Easy Steps

By Amy Van Deusen, ThoughtCo. 04/05/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Many gymnasts find it helpful to try a back tuck off of a mat to give them extra height to complete the flip

Built Like a Gymnast: Pack on the Muscle With Gymnastic Rings

By Ryan Hurst, Body Building 03/05/2019, 12:00pm CST

As any experienced bodybuilder will attest, the mind-muscle connection is both real and highly effective at changing your physique, and it is front and center in ring training.

Components of Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

By Active SG 01/10/2019, 12:00pm CST

The entire routine should flow from one movement to the next without pauses, extra swings or additional support.

Upper Body Workouts for Gymnasts

By Jami Kastner, Sports Rec. 01/07/2019, 12:00pm CST

When you use your body weight for strength training, you not only build strength, you also improve your balance. 

Balance Beam Activities

By Beth Rifkin, Sports Rec. 12/20/2018, 12:00pm CST

Jumps and leaps are also introduced to the intermediate gymnast, and may include tuck or split jumps and split leaps.

Benefits of Gymnastics

By Champaign Gymnastics Academy 12/14/2018, 12:00pm CST

For young children, interacting with their surroundings is mostly physical in their early years. Gymnastics provides them with the skills to interact with their environment in ways that other children cannot. 

Twelve Tips for New Gymnastics Parents

By All Gymnasts 11/07/2018, 12:00pm CST

When your gymnast cries, gets angry or defiant on the floor you will want to swoop in and save them, but you shouldn’t.

Ten Skills Every Gymnast Should Know

By Kristi Sharp, How They Play 10/31/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Always make sure that you have them cast and return to the bar several times so that they get used to working the bar.

Stretching Safely in Gymnastics

By Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP, Athletico 10/17/2018, 12:00pm CDT

When practice is starting, gymnasts should do a little cardiovascular warmup, such as jumping jacks or running around the floor for five minutes, to warm up the muscles prior to stretching.

Gymnasts and Cheerleaders: Getting Over Fear

By Mental Toughness Trainer 10/12/2018, 12:00pm CDT

You have to master each progression before moving on to the next one. Progressions also lead to muscle memory. Muscle memory is good.

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