1. Wedgies There is nothing worse than feeling your leotard slowly start creeping higher and higher up, especially in a meet where you can’t fix it until your routine is over. Got a cheek hanging out? Too bad, you’ve got to keep tumbling! 2. Rips ☠️ More like R.I.P. to my poor hands. Gymnasts are notorious
Once you’re in your 30s or 40s, have had two kids, and work bogs you down, you may wonder if you still have IT. While your Friday nights used to involve a night out on the town and now revolves around watching Disney movies on repeat, you are never too old to show up your little ones. At Balance 180, our competitive team gymnasts challenged their parents to attempt the workout they do every night,
Option Number 1: Confidence is Key As you are dressing your little girl for gymnastics that day, you carefully pick out
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a competitive team gymnast? While we could never summarize competitive gymnastics in a single blog post, we put together an A to Z list. If you have ever considered competitive gymnastics for your athlete, this is a good place to start.
A is for… Athletic
For Madi Livingston the answer is gymnastics. When Madi was a toddler, her parents noticed that she wasn’t meeting significant milestones that other children were. At the age of two, she was diagnosed with developmental and speech delays. She began seeing a speech therapist. Nevertheless, communication was constantly a struggle. Growing up, Madi bounced around trying to find a sport that was the right fit for her interests, and that met her