Everest Gymnastics is almost a household name during the busy gymnastics season. You can find young gymnasts training day and night within its walls. While the coaches’ job is, in part, to encourage physical conditioning, they are also responsible for teaching athletes when it is time to step away from the mat. Here are five tips on things all parents should encourage their athlete to do in the precious few months without a meet on the books.
According to the experienced coaches from Everest Gymnastics, the “off” season is the prime time to take some time off. This goes against everything your athlete might have learned during and before competition season, but rest is essential to their performance as well as their health. Two weeks out of the gym can do wonders for injuries as it gives the body a chance to heal. Plus, a little time off for family vacation is the best way to bond.Continue reading “5 Quick Tips for After The Season”