Posts By: Gym Gab

Gymnastics Hairstyles for Competition Day

This week I was on the hunt for some fresh and fun gymnastics hairstyles for competition day! Thank goodness there are talented mommas sharing great hair ideas and tutorials with the less creative and capable (me)! Find the following gymnastics hairstyles below for links and youtube videos. 16 Gymnastics Hairstyles – Braids 1. Zipper Braid | Cute… Read more »


Today I celebrate 15 years of coaching by remembering where my journey began – The wonderful world of non-competitive gymnastics! I took my first coaching job at a small gym. It was wonderful. I could not have chosen a better environment to start my career than at a gym that fostered fun, confidence, and development without the worries of routines, deductions, and scores…. Read more »

Gymnastics Parent Poll

This poll was created to better understand trends within the gymnastics community. All findings will be reported on Gym Gab following a substantial collection of data with the understanding that gymnastics clubs’ individual needs, goals, decisions, and demographics are unique and independent of other establishments. Destira Leotard Gift Card Giveaway found below! Loading… If you’re done taking… Read more »

Gymnastics Medal Display Ideas

If medals are taking over your athlete’s room, or hiding in a box somewhere in the attic between baby clothes and Christmas decor, it’s time for a gymnastics medal display!     Although DIY medal displays take some work, they have the potential of holding an ever increasing amount of awards. On the other hand, purchasing… Read more »

Nastia Liukin Cup Live Stream

We’ve been counting down the days and it’s finally here! The Nastia Liukin Cup! The athletes have been spoiled all morning by Nastia Liukin and sponsors such as GK Elite, but now it’s time to put on their leotards and prepare to compete! My girls are excited to watch for their Daddy who will be coaching at the event…. Read more »

411: Nastia Liukin Cup

Two weeks ago, two of my husband’s athletes qualified to the Nastia Liukin Cup. In my excitement to share the news, I realized that NOT EVERYONE knows what the Nastia Liukin Cup is! If you’re out of the loop or confused on what it all means, or just in search of some 2015 details, read on! “On… Read more »

Gymnastics Meet App

In honor of meet season I’m sharing my three favorite things about competitions and introducing you to TumbleTally – a sponsor of Gym Gab as well as a fabulous tool to assist you in your score tracking efforts this year! Three things I LOVE about Meet Season (1) Singing the National Anthem –  all too rarely do I reflect on the… Read more »

Stocking Stuffer Gymnastics Gifts – 2014

Gym Gab’s 50 Gymnastics Stocking Stuffers – 2013 guide proved to be a helpful resource for gym parents last Christmas. Almost 365 days have come and gone and once again it’s time to find gymnastics gifts small enough to help stuff the stocking! This year’s Stocking Stuffer Gymnastics Gift Guide includes a whole  new set of gifting ideas and variations from… Read more »

Ultimate Stocking Stuffer Giveaway

The Holidays are much more fun when all the shopping is finally done. Gym Gab is kicking off gift-hunting season with a fantastic giveaway. Over  two-hundred-and-fifty dollars worth of gymnastics gifts will find their way into one lucky gymnast’s stocking this year! //VISIT GYM GAB’S FACEBOOK PAGE TO ENTER//   What’s included: 1. $50 Leotard Giftcard | Destira Leotards 2. Gymnastics Grip Bag… Read more »

Coach and Teammate Custom Portraits

Hands down, my daughter’s coach is one of the most important people in her life and has been since she was two years old. Every year my husband and I wonder how we can express our unmeasurable appreciation for someone so influential in our daughter’s life. We’ve yet to find a Christmas gift that’s worthy of the giving,… Read more »

Dollar Store Good Luck Gifts!

Good luck gifts are a fun way to remind our gymnasts that we’re rooting for them! These surprises don’t need to be extravagant or pricey, they just need to send the message that our gymnasts are loved and supported. All it takes is a quick trip to the dollar store and 100 pennies (more or less). With tax, I… Read more »

McKayla Maroney: Then and Now

Gym Gab is excited to present the last of a five-day series featuring the Fierce Five. Today we take a look at McKayla Maroney and why she was so important on the U.S. team in 2012, as well as where she is now. Find other Fierce Five member’s “then and now” links below. Photography | Christy Ann Linder McKayla Maroney Then At her first… Read more »