Do competition nerves get the best of your gymnast?

When we asked parents what their gymnast’s biggest challenge is on competition day, overwhelmingly they responded that “nerves” seem to make their gymnast compete differently than in practice.

Most gymnasts and parents are not aware of the integral part nutrition plays in brain function for athletes training and competing in a mentally intense sport.

In this episode, you’ll learn: 

  • The 1st step in battling competition nerves and mental blocks
  • What happens when the brain doesn’t have adequate carbohydrate
  • When a gymnast is adequately fueled, the advanced strategies they can use to further boost performance and health.   

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