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Justice Giveaway

Forget candy, how about an $80.00 Gift Card to Justice? Enter by leaving a comment with the gymnastics TRICK your gymnast was most proud of this month. For additional entries: (1) Like Gym Gab on Facebook and leave a comment letting me know you are a fan. (2) Share this giveaway via Facebook and leave the link… Read more »

Oh So Delicioso: Protein Breakfast

Hi Gym Gab Blog readers! This is Aubrey from Oh So Delicioso sharing a simple and sweet recipe for your lil gymnast. As a mom of three crazy kiddos, I’m always looking for quick simple ways to get nutrition in their bellies especially for breakfast! And this chocolate smoothie is a gem. Smooth and creamy with a… Read more »

Crazy World Records

Victory Gymnastics Academy in San Diego, California, set 7 new world records at their National Gymnastics Day celebration on September 21st. They are now ready for some friendly competition! Victory’s creative world records were set through recordsetter.com. Record Setter is a website that was launched in 2011. It’s mission is “to raise the bar of human… Read more »

Paper Nook | Giveaway

Photos | Chelsey Searle Photography Although I only have two daughters, I often feel as if I’m raising eleven girls! The little group of nine gymnasts that I coach have (almost) as much of my heart as my own babies do. These girls have been raised in the gym, several of them I’ve coached since they… Read more »

Save the Date(s): 2013 World Championships

Grab your gymnast, a bag of popcorn, and a computer or tablet . . . this week is the World Championships for Artistic Gymnastics! The event is being held in Antwerp, Belgium, but you can watch it LIVE through YouTube thanks to USA Gymnastics and Universal Sports Network! Depending on where you live and your child’s… Read more »

Fashion Find: Justice

My elementary-aged gymnasts LOVE shopping at Justice. Sparkles, bling, bright colors, comfortable styles, and the word GYMNAST; it’s a recipe for success. Justice’s gymnastics line is a way for girls to express their undying commitment to the sport they love. It also allows gymnasts a way to connect their two worlds: school and gym. I took… Read more »

Learning To Love Grips

My young team kids are always anxious to get grips. When the coveted item is ordered, delivered, and the package ripped open, the gymnast believes she is the luckiest girl in the world! She will wear her new grips around the house (or to bed) with pride, and romanticize the rite of passage that will… Read more »

Fashion Find: Old Navy

I am always on the hunt for gymnastics “street clothes”. My daughter loves graphic tee’s & gymnastics is an easy compromise. While shopping at Old Navy yesterday, my three year-old spotted this great find! Unfortunately, the XS was too large for her. If she was out of Toddler sizing, here is how I would complete… Read more »

Welcome

Who’s Behind the Posts My name is Makenna. I’m a former gymnast, but more relevant now, I’m a gymnastics coach, wife of a gymnastics coach, and mother of a gymnast.  I’ve worked at competitive gyms and recreational gyms. I’ve coached babies in parent-tot classes, teens in optional levels, and everything in between. Currently, I have several athletes on… Read more »