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9 Things I Wish I’d Known as a Gymnast

9 Things I Wish I’d Known as a Gymnast

As a former gymnast, I love gymnastics with all my heart, but I developed some really strange behaviors and habits with food + my body during the sport. It took a long time to unlearn these. Ultimately, these struggles ended my gymnastics career. Your (or your...

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How much should a gymnast weigh?

How much should a gymnast weigh?

One of the most frequent questions I get... How much should a gymnast weigh? Don’t worry, I “googled” this too as a teen gymnast. As a society, we are very image focused. And, some of us (especially gymnasts, former gymnasts, coaches, judges) are very numbers and data...

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10 Best Foods for the Gymnast

10 Best Foods for the Gymnast

It goes without saying, but a high level gymnast has extremely high energy needs with greater amounts of vitamins/minerals/antioxidants needed than the non-athlete due to this wear and tear from high levels of training (optional level gymnasts and above).Many gymnasts...

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Top 10 Most Asked Gymnast Nutrition Questions

Top 10 Most Asked Gymnast Nutrition Questions

This post is a compilation of your most commonly asked gymnast nutrition questions throughout the year 2020. Many of these questions were received from parents or coaches of high level gymnasts through my Instagram, Facebook group, or course. There are so many blogs...

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PMS and the Gymnast

PMS and the Gymnast

We’ve all been there as female gymnasts. While getting your period is the “entry into womanhood”, most young gymnasts think this monthly visitor is a total nuisance. Premenstrual syndrome can be very distracting from performance and overall fueling, and many of the...

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A guide to Gymnast Performance Nutrition

A guide to Gymnast Performance Nutrition

It’s one thing to tell you “how” to fuel your performance in the gym. I’ve got tons of free resources for you on this (Instagram posts, blogs) and paid content (premium 1:1 coaching for high level gymnasts or my course The Balanced Gymnast Course for a really...

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Is your gymnast getting enough sleep?

Sleep plays a huge role in your gymnast’s ability to perform at their highest potential, optimally recover from training, and stay in touch with their hunger and fullness.If your gymnast isn't getting enough sleep, they will not be able to reach their full potential...

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