The Safety of the Gymnast

As the Women’s Gymnastics team returns home with their pirate’s chest full of gold, our young children are looking to be in their shoes someday. These outstanding athletes, these powerful women are our little girls’ heroes. Yet the cost of becoming an elite athlete can sometimes come with hidden costs. Continue reading The Safety of the Gymnast

The Evolution of the Gymnast

Watching the evolution of gymnastics through the decades is a real kick in the pants. The extent to which trainers and athletes have gone since the early part of the 20th century is nothing more than astonishing. Of course, tennis players used to use wooden racquets, too, so we should expect change. There are still plenty of similarities but the increased complexity can’t be denied. Take a look.