Blog — Gymnastics Safety
Do you know about gymSAFE yet? Read on about all of the incredible speakers at their 4th annual Healthy Gymnast Symposium, and then get to know the organization better by visiting their website and social media. gymSAFE’s mission is to provide gymnastics professionals and athletes with the tools and knowledge to prevent gymnastics-related injuries, increasing safety in the sport of gymnastics.
It’s that time of year again! gymSAFE’s annual Healthy Gymnast Symposium takes place on Sunday, Sept. 22nd in Belmont, CA. And 2008 Olympian, Samantha Peszek will headlining the college panel! This year’s theme is Recovery: Work Hard, Rest Harder.
One of the root skills in gymnastics is your splits. As our Destira Stars know, splits are stretched in warm-up and then utilized on every event throughout each practice. Take a look at our step by step guide and Stretch Your Splits to the limit!
Have you ever had a nagging ache or pain, or been told to take 6-8 weeks off of your favorite sport for a minor injury? Have you ever had a mental block or had a hard time telling your coach or parents what you were feeling about gymnastics? If any of these apply, check out gymSAFE! Reducing injury rates and...