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    For Parents QUIZ: What Type Of Gymnastics Parent Are You?

    Fun quiz and I found the result pretty accurate too
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    For Parents Age for ankle weights?

    Sorry if this is a silly question, but I was just wondering what everyone’s thoughts were on using ankle weights for gymnastics training and conditioning? My daughter is 8 years old (9 in a few months) and has been asking me for ankle weights for a little while now as some of the girls on her...
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    For Parents Healthy snack ideas for practice

    Thank you for all the ideas; they are really helpful. My daughter trains from 4-8pm three times a week, so it’s good to have some inspiration for different snack noptions. Currently she usually has a smoothie (containing banana, yoghurt, and sometimes berries or other fruit), egg on toast, nut...
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    WAG How many hrs for different levels?

    As my username would suggest, we’re in New Zealand. My daughter is 8 and has at the start of this year joined a WAG STEP 4 team (which is the NZ equivalent to USAG L4), and she trains 12h/week across three days. While we’re still pretty new to the competitive gymnastics, from talking to other...