Advice for Gymnasts

Strength And Conditioning For Gymnasts

This week we talked to Maddison Beel, Director of Neophyte Performance and an Advanced Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Coach currently living on ...
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How To Do a Handstand Forward Roll

Phil who specialises in gymnastics based strength, stability and skill development at Peak Gymnastics shows us how to do a ...
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Functional Training with Katrina Sweeney

The Gym Spot sits down with Katrina Sweeney, community based OT visiting clients under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) ...
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How to manage a Hip Injury with Physio, Liam Penglaze

Liam Penglaze, Physiotherapist at PhysioStudio, answers one of our followers' questions via Instagram. Check it out below! In this video, ...
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Get to Know: Jack Riek

In the past, The Gym Spot has reached out to elite gymnast Jack Riek on more than one occasion, whether ...
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Floor Bar Skills and Drills for Beginners

The Gym Spot has complied the best skills and drills for your Floor Bar, whether it be at home or ...
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Rehabilitation and its process with Liam Penglaze

You may hear about this a lot when it comes to training. But how much do you actually know about ...
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Nutrition for Gymnasts with Kieran Woodford

This week we talked to Nutrition and Dietetics Student, Kieran Woodford about the role nutrition plays in an athlete's strength, ...
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Tips For Recovering Mentally After A Sports Injury with Jeff B.J. Edwards

Sports injuries are common, particularly in high-intensity and demanding sports like gymnastics. Regardless of the injury, both physical and psychological ...
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Best Gymnastics equipment at home

Best Gymnastics Equipment for Home Use

COVID-19 has changed the way a lot of us train since the closure of gyms, cheer stadiums and gymnastics clubs ...
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Measures to Reduce the Risk of an Injury

The Gym Spot talks to Liam Penglaze, a Physiotherapist at the PhysioStudio in the Hunter Valley, about how athletes and ...
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Air Track Drills To Improve Your Tumbling

Are you a bit stuck on your tumbling routines? Don't stress, The Gym Spot is here to help you. Whilst ...
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Gymnastics Movies That Will Inspire You

Want to feel inspired in your training? Then watch these gymnastics movies! They will be guaranteed to inspire you! My ...
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How to get through the Hump Day Slump

We know what you're probably thinking- it's the middle of the week and it is going soooooo slow. Whether you're ...
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Setting Goals You’ll Actually Meet

Trust us, we know. Setting goals can be pretty daunting, let alone actually following through with them. Here are some ...
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How to do an Aerial for Beginners

An aerial is potentially one of the most complex skills you may learn whilst participating in the sport of Gymnastics ...
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4 Ways to Improve Flexibility

It's important to take the time and effort in improving your flexibility, especially with gymnastics being one of the sports ...
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The Benefits of Gymnastics

So many individuals are now becoming part of the Gymnastics community - Why is that? The Gym Spot looks at ...
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5 Healthy Morning Habits

How you start your morning determines the tone for the rest of your day. Here are some 5 healthy morning habits ...
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10 Gym Bag Essentials

Having everything you need within reach when practising gymnastics is very important. These are some items that you should always ...
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5 Healthy Snacks for Gymnasts

Gymnasts need constant refuelling when practising gymnastics not only for muscle repair and recovery but also for growth and development ...
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10 Beginner Gymnastics Skills You Should Master

1. Splits Doing the splits is impressive. But it's one of the most demanding exercises to learn. There are several ...
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5 Easy Tips to improve your Cartwheel!

Ahhh cartwheels. What's not to love? I don't think us gymnasts appreciate anything quite as much a good ol', well ...
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Conditioning at home with Jack Riek

Australian Representative, Jack Riek talks about the importance of keeping up a base of physical conditioning at home during isolation ...
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Breathing techniques for Calm and Focus with Dr. Sue Jackson

This week, Dr. Sue Jackson takes a look at the ways breathing techniques can benefit athletes in achieving a calm ...
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Find the Perfect Air Track for your Gymnast

Are you (or your child) involved in cheerleading, gymnastics or acrobatics? Chances are you have come across an air track ...
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Brand Ambassadors

Brand ambassadors offer countless benefits to both businesses, consumers and the ambassadors themselves. As a way of providing positive word ...
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Positive Mental Preparation for Competition with Dr. Sue Jackson

Positive mental preparation leading up to competitions  Does mental prep make a difference? To know if mental preparation and planning ...
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Overcoming Mental Blocks with Dr. Sue Jackson

To start with, I recommend not owning (or using) the phrase “mental block”; use more neutral and forward-thinking language such ...
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Advice on Working Through Injuries with Sports Psychologist, Dr. Sue Jackson

Listen to your body. Don’t ignore signals that your body is giving you about your ability to move through a ...
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Staying Positive during Injury Recovery

It’s every gymnast’s worst nightmare –an injury that forces you to take time off to recover and press pause on ...
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Training Tips from Australian Representative Jack Riek

Elite level gymnast Jack Riek knows the ins and outs of the gymnastics world and the challenges that come with ...
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How to prepare for a Gymnastics Competition –mental, physical and dietary advice.

Competition day can be daunting and overwhelming, especially if you're feeling underprepared! We've compiled some information to assist you in ...
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How to attract a brands attention on Social Media

If you’ve read our previous article on running a successful Gymnastics Instagram, you’ll understand the value of having a positive ...
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How to run a successful Gymnast Instagram…#gymstagram

In the age of the internet, social media is the ideal tool to help you advertise yourself and what you ...
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