Learn to fuel the gymnast for optimal performance and longevity in the sport.
Learn how to fuel your gymnast so that you can avoid the top 3 major nutrition mistakes that keep most gymnasts stuck, struggling, and injured.
Could your gymnast be underfueled and you just not know it? What does that look like and what signs should parents be on the lookout for?
Welcome to the first episode of our new series, Fueled Gymnast Fall. I’m so excited to take the next few weeks to address a handful of specific issues that could be affecting your gymnast this point of the year. Now is the time to make changes and adjustments before competition season is upon us. And underfueling is unfortunately all to common amongst gymnasts and can wreck havoc on routines.
One of the hardest things to break through when it comes to fueling the high level gymnast is understanding that it looks so different than what we’re used to. But there are signs that we can look for and assess to really know if they’re getting what they need.
Because let’s face it. Fueling a high-level gymnast that is training 20-30 hours a week is just not the same as fueling yourself as a parent or just “eating healthfully”. And it’s even different than fueling an adult athlete because these gymnasts are still in the throes of growing and developing. Their needs are unique.
Listen to today’s episode to hear the first in our brand new series, Fueled Gymnast Fall.
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