Posts Categorized: 10.0 List

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 »

Begin here, Go anywhere: 7 Sports gymnasts should try

I love USA Gymnastics slogan, “Begin Here, Go Anywhere.” Whether it be graduation, injury, fear, finances, or other commitments, there comes a time in a gymnast’s life when she will have to retire the leotard (or at least the competitive one – check out Johanna Quass). The goal? To find an activity that will challenge,… Read more »

Throw a 10.0 Gymnastics Birthday Party!

Every gymnast at some point in her life begs for a gymnastics birthday party. The trick is turning your house into a gym or sprucing up the local gymnastics club. If you haven’t fulfilled your daughter’s dream of celebrating her birth and her sport together (or if she’s begging for a round two) the challenge just got a whole lot easier!… Read more »

10 Life Hacks for Sore Muscles

If you’re a gymnast or a parent to one, surely you’d agree that gymnastics is full of great workouts and sore muscles afterward.  We, at Gym Gab, aren’t physicians, but we are definitely active individuals and have coached many athletes, so we are certainly familiar with muscles and muscles being sore.  Because of this, we thought you’d… Read more »

Last Minute Easter Finds

One thing you must know about us is that we love holidays just about as much as gymnastics! Since Easter is this weekend, we thought we’d give you a few last minute ideas that would be perfect for a gymnastics-lover’s Easter Basket and/or Easter Eggs! Our trick to last minute shopping? Amazon Prime. Psst . . …. Read more »

A Pinch-Free St. Patrick’s Day

Did you know that March and November start on the same day of the week every single year?! Neither did we.  These months also have something else in common–the exciting changing of seasons (and by seasons, we mean GYMNASTICS seasons!!). This month State Meets will be held across the nation and we are well aware… Read more »

Loving Your Gymnast Better

We wouldn’t dare try to claim that we are parenting experts, but we DO know a little about kiddos in the gym. We get asked frequently what we think is the best for these amazing children we coach and, honestly, we believe that the best thing for your kiddos is to figure out what they need to feel… Read more »

Sanitize for Sanity

Last month, I (Jessie) took my tiny one in for her 18 month well-visit with her pediatrician only to discover she had massive double ear infections! Wow. Mom of the year. We had all had our taste of the post-holiday season cough/cold bug over the last few weeks, so I knew we had come up against… Read more »

Gymnast-Friendly Valentines

One month until Valentine’s Day!!! Last year, one of my gymnasts made a personal goal to not eat candy during competition season. This ambition presented a challenge on the holiday of love and sweets. Supportive of her commitment, I searched Pinterest for “candy-free” Valentines for my team. Here are six gems; fantastic gymnast-friendly Valentine ideas. Visit the… Read more »